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Windows, Windows, Everywhere Windows

When you look at any building, what do you see? Windows! They’re everywhere! And they take a lot of space on any home or building too, right? Since so many homes and buildings in Plano, TX have windows (and lots of them!), it makes sense that they are in high demand. And what people want, companies provide! The high demand for windows also means that there are a lot of options on the market. When you are looking for windows for your home in Plano, TX, how do you decide between the different options? Here are a few things to help you get started.

Choose Materials

One of the first decisions you will make is based on the material you will use on the windows. There are several different options and no one option is right for every homeowner. Some homeowners, for example, simply love the warmth and beauty of real wood. That option, however, has a lot more maintenance to it than others. Many homeowners (in fact, more now than ever before) are choosing vinyl windows. Vinyl is energy efficient, low maintenance, economical, and comes in a variety of colors and styles. Once you have settled on a general material, you can move on to other options and decisions.


There are many different window styles including double—hung, casement, and others. You may want all of the same style for your home or you may want to mix and match the styles. Many homeowners like casement windows above the sink in their kitchens so they can reach the crank to open and close it. Others want a bay or bow window in the living room to give extra space and provide a reading nook. The styles are up to you based on what you want for each particular room.


There are also color varieties from which to choose. If you are going with wood windows, you have virtually endless stains and colors from which to choose. Vinyl is a bit more limited, but there are still a number of options. Any homeowner can find what they need to match or contrast the colors that are already in their home.


There are also a number of options in terms of hardware. You will want something that will keep your windows secure, of course, but you also want something that looks nice. Consider what you already have on doors and cabinets in your home and try to get something that will look nice with those existing items.

If you are ready to make some decisions on new windows McKinney, TX for your home, or if you need more details, call Foster Exteriors at 214—319—8400 for a free consultation. You can stop by and see us in our showroom at 1350 N Buckner Blvd#216, Dallas, TX 75218 and take a look at different options for yourself. It can help to imagine the windows in your home as you test them out in person. And we’re here to answer your questions at the same time!