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How to Choose Window Frame Color

How to Choose Window Frame Color

Autumn is a great time to refresh your windows and doors. And add a contemporary pop of color inside and outside your Salt Lake City home.

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

But with a variety of different shades available, how do you pick the best one?

Our design specialists at Pella of Salt Lake City can help you select the right color to complement your home. We’ll go over your options and provide you with a no-obligation quote—all from the comfort of your living room.

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Think About Your Home’s Style

Keep your home’s style 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 let 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 corresponds with 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 outdoor materials, as well as the Salt Lake City climate. White and other light, neutral colors can help keep your home cooler, since they don’t allow in heat as quickly.

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

Vinyl or Wood Siding

Make an interesting statement with contrasting colors. Start with 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.

Avoid using red, brown or black with natural reddish brick, since it will blend in with the house.

Stucco

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

Pella® Window Finishes are Made to Last

At Pella of Salt Lake City, we have a wide selection 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 colorful 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 exclusive vinyl formula is performance-tested for exceptional 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 great for a long time.

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

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