Architecture Spotlight: Colonial Homes

Each home is unique, but unity in style brings harmony to home decor. Architectural styles help to identify beautiful mouldings, doors, stair parts, and more that will complement your home. With that Thanksgiving holiday upon us, let’s take a look at a style that reflects the settlers of colonial America.

Colonial style homes offer a reflection of early American sensibility and simpler times. These homes emphasize economical craftsmanship rather than decorative detailing. There are few details and trim is narrow and not decorative.

    Structure: Colonial homes are tall and narrow, a classic “Salt Box” structure
    Exterior Doors: Entry systems are narrow and windowless with long, vertical panels
    Windows: Usually 3 over 3 panes, sometimes 4 over 3 panes
    Colors: Earth tones, gray, natural wood colors; Never white

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