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How to Choose Window Frame Color

How to Choose Window Frame Color

Fall is a perfect time to change out your windows and doors. And add a bold pop of color inside and outside your Edmonton space.

This year’s most popular window frame color options include cool neutrals, such as metallics, black and gray. And don’t count out darker earth tones like brown, red and green.

But with many different shades available, how do you pick the best one?

Our design specialists at Pella of Edmonton can help you choose the right color to work with your home. We’ll explain your options and provide you with a no-obligation quote—all from the convenience of your living room.

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Remember Your Home’s Style

Keep your home’s décor in mind when selecting a window frame color.

White and black work with most any design style. Black is especially striking for industrial- or farmhouse-style homes, making windows a powerful focal point.

Contrasting trim colors make windows stand out in a traditional home. Matching trim colors that blend in are best for modern- or contemporary-style houses.

You can also select a color palette that matches your home style.

Warm for Traditional Homes

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Brown

Cool for Modern Homes

  • Green
  • Blue
  • Purple
  • Gray

It’s also important to consider your home’s exterior materials, as well as the Edmonton weather. White and other light, neutral colors can help keep your home cooler, since they don’t absorb heat as fast.

Related: Vinyl, Fiberglass or Wood? Which Window Material is Best for Your Home?

Vinyl or Wood Siding

Make a distinct statement with contrasting colors. Use white if your home has a darker siding color and black for a lighter siding color.

Brick or Stone

Contrasting colors like bright white, blue, green or black add curb appeal, particularly for painted brick or neutral stone.

Stay away from red, brown or black with natural reddish brick, since it will blend in with the wall.

Stucco

Choose bold colors for your window trim, since you can easily paint stucco a coordinating hue.

Pella® Window Finishes are Made to Last

At Pella of Edmonton, we offer a variety of interior and exterior finishes for your replacement windows.

Take a look at dual-color window frames that come with white interiors that help brighten your home. A beautiful exterior boosts your home’s curb appeal.

These frames are available for Pella® 250 Series and Pella 350 Series vinyl windows, as well as Pella Impervia® fiberglass windows.

Our unique vinyl formula is performance-tested for exemplary weathering, durability and color retention. And our long-lasting fiberglass offers the quality look of painted wood.

EnduraClad® exterior finishes are available for our Architect Series® and Pella Lifestyle Series wood windows. These low-maintenance finishes resist fading and look incredible for time to come.

Choose from the most loved colors such as gray, black, brown, green or red. Color availability depends on the series, so ask your Pella of Edmonton design professional for more information.

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