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Large old windows in living room with grand piano
Wall of mahogany windows with half circle transoms above in piano room

Before and After: Art-Inspired Wood Double-Hung Windows

A San Jose homeowner proves inspiration can come from anywhere, even a painting.

Project Details

Built in 1974, this San Jose, California home’s living room windows provided an abundance of light but lacked the energy efficiency and functionality the homeowner desired.

When gathering inspiration for his remodel project, this San Jose homeowner looked no further than his favorite painting. The “Music Pier” by artist Edward Gordon, showcases stunning hung windows with an arch top and a traditional grille pattern, breathing life into the music produced by the grand piano sitting nearby.

Custom-crafted to match those in the painting, Pella® Architect Series® wood double-hung windows with an arch top and traditional grilles make a grand statement. The homeowner raves, “When I look outside my house, I feel like I could be anywhere. I now have gorgeous arch top windows. It really transformed my space from inside, out.”

The new windows transform the space with timeless elegance and comfort. They are more energy efficient and provide more function, with their ability to be raised from the bottom, or lowered from the top for ventilation. See more details from the local Northern California showroom.

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