Colonial House Window Size

fire67September 21, 2006

We are designing a Colonial house that is 40' across the front with a single door in the front, two windows on each side of the door and five across the top. Can anyone tell me what would be an acceptable window size and how many squares per window?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
fusion866

In a colonial I like windows slightly on the lager side, about 32-34" wide by 55-60" tall. Nine lights per sash will make close to perfect squares.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2006 at 5:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mike35

Size will depend on a few things. What is the ceiling height? If you have 9' or 10' ceilings, get taller windows.
As far as width goes, it will depend on your tastes.
For true colonial appearing windows, be sure the lites are taller than they are wide. The number will depend on the size of window you settle on.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2006 at 5:45PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Any opinions on Hurd H3?
I know Hurd is not well-regarded here on GW but the...
song_ca
Okna vs. Simonton for bow window
Hi, I'm hoping someone can provide some insights with...
rirae
Full Replacement Questions, Resources?!? Woodwright vs. E-series?
We are in the midst of ordering full-frame replacements...
joeyjoey1
Help with hanging blinds
In our new build there is not enough room on our double...
zorroslw1
And then there were 3 - new build window package quotes in - thoughts?
So we have final bids on the 3 options we are down...
dfb_jlw
Sponsored Products
Global Jute Area Rug
Home Decorators Collection
Animal Print File Folders - Any 3 Sets
Ballard Designs
Progress Lighting Outdoor Lighting. Satin Aluminum 1-light Step Light
$99.00 | Home Depot
2-Light Wall / Bath Chrome
PLFixtures
Hill House Collection Burnished Bronze Mini Pendant Light
$83.90 | Lamps Plus
Nameeks | Kong Vessel Sink
$822.50 | YBath
Brown Peacock Feather Drum Lamp Shade 9x10x10 (Spider)
$24.99 | Lamps Plus
Eurostyle Barney 75 Inch Shelf in White
Beyond Stores
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™