Window Grid Types for Your Home
If you’ve decided to replace your windows for more energy-efficient ones, you have many options when it comes to window grid types. These stylish grids can enhance your home’s interior. Window grids are narrow, square patterns that fit inside a window to create a specific visual appeal. Most window grids are fragile and can break easily because they’re made from thin strips of wood joined with half-lap joints.
Window grids are suitable for windows, as well as buffets or china cabinets, and they all work similarly. If you would like to spice up the look of your home, you can choose replacement windows with grids. Whether you’re ordering single, double, or triple-pane windows, casement windows, or picture windows, you can use grids to add your personal style.
Window Grid Styles
Classic window grids
offer a traditional and simple look. They are available in dark oak, light oak, narrow-brass, white, beige, and cherry wood grain finishes. Contoured grids are also available in these finishes, but they feature a molded cut wood look. The grids are also between the window panes to make cleaning easier.
This is the most common style of window grids that you will see today. Typically, these grids split the window pane into several panes that consist of either 4, 6, or 9 panes. They give off a clean appearance with a touch of classic elegance. Usually, windows with colonial grid patterns pair nicely with architectural windows for a unique look.
This grid style is often found in older American homes but is becoming popular with modern homeowners as well. The prairie grid pattern consists of 9 unequally-sized panes per pane of glass or sash in a window. The center pane is surrounded by 4 panes (rectangular) and 4 small panes in each corner of the window. Since they create an illusion of having more light, these grids create a sense of larger space.
Diamond grid patterns are usually used as accent windows to make other windows stand out. They are seen in expensive homes, and they’re reminiscent of classic European architecture. If you own a Tudor, Victorian, or neo-Victorian style home, these architectural styles almost demand grids with diamond patterns.
Installing replacement windows with grids is an excellent aesthetic choice for traditional architectural styles but also a great way to add a vintage charm to any home. Regardless of the design, grid windows have a distinct look that adds character to any view. A simple addition of a classic grid pattern with hand-crafted detailing can help homeowners capture the feel and style of the past times, adding serenity and warmth to your home’s interior.
1-800-HANSONS uses custom built grids with attention paid to every detail, because details can make a world of difference in your home. All of the mentioned window grid patterns are available on all window replacement, specialty, and new construction models at 1-800-HANSONS. Additionally, we use Insulated Glass Unit to enclose grids, so they don’t interfere with cleaning. Call us to request a FREE estimate for window replacement. Choose the right grids to match the style of your home.