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Posted on Jun 17, 2019 by surefire-admin

The 4 Best Window Styles for Mid Century Modern Homes

Apart from their energy-efficiency features and durability, it’s also important that your replacement windows match the style of your home. If you live in a Cape Cod or Colonial style home, the selection process may be a little easier. After all, most homes are built in these styles so it’s likely you’ve seen what type of window matches the home.

What if you live in a mid century modern home, though? Choosing a window for a modern home design may be tricky for most people but that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. In this post, Renewal by Andersen® of Central Illinois discusses the four best window styles for a mid century modern home.

  1. Casement and Awning Windows – One of the popular choices of window styles for a mid century modern home is the combination of casement and awning windows. This combination manages to add to the aesthetic appeal of a modern home while providing you with ample amounts of ventilation. The windows can also be arranged in symmetrical or irregular patterns, allowing them to seamlessly fit the designs of a modern home.

  1. Sliding Windows – Sliding windows are another good choice for a mid century home since they can give you the natural light and ventilation any home needs thanks to their expansive glass panes. The minimalist design of the window style also allows you to have an excellent view of the outdoors from the comfort of your home.

  1. Picture Windows – If you’re looking for ventilation, a picture window may not be the choice for you. But while they’re inoperable, they can bring natural light in, allowing you to illuminate the home in multiple angles if placed correctly.

  1. Wood and Aluminum – Since the mid century modern style home tends to emphasize the material that is being used, dark wood or natural aluminum windows are other common choices in this style.

Turn to Renewal by Andersen of Central Illinois for your window replacement needs. We are your leading provider of replacement windows and door installation services. Give us a call at (866) 693-6707 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation. We serve homeowners in Springfield, Decatur and other nearby areas in IL.


"I would recommend RBA of Central Illinois for QUALITY windows and doors. Compared to our old cheap, thin vinyl windows, Andersen blows them away. You can easily tell by how well the sliding doors fit and close, and how heavy duty they are. We also cannot hear the wind rushing through the house in inclement weather anymore! And the black window frames we went with are amazing to look at. Aaron, Al, Darrell, and Cory all were professional and went all out to finish the job, given the weather they had to deal with. I would definitely recommend. They were also on top of communicating with me given the weather delays, and what I could expect for them coming out. Five stars!"

Eric L.

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