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When people think of interior design, doors and windows usually aren’t the first elements that come to mind. Most people think of furniture, accessories or maybe even colors. But more and more, doors and windows are taking on a heightened importance as design essentials in home interiors — especially in smaller homes. There are several reasons for this and ways you can achieve a similar look in your home or professional projects. Continue reading by filling out the information below:

Property Brothers’ Jonathan and Drew Scott are two of HGTV’s biggest stars. When Drew and fiancée Linda Phan decided that LA was where they would build their Honeymoon House, they searched for a home that had never been updated. And when they finally chose a 1920s fixer-upper to renovate, they turned to JELD-WEN for windows and doors that would help bring the vintage charmer back to life. Most of the home’s windows and patio doors are JELD-WEN Siteline models featuring trendy black clad exteriors and black-painted interiors. The couple wanted the large home to still feel cozy and romantic. “Don’t harm the charm!” was the couple’s motto when looking for renovation products, and JELD-WEN windows perfectly filled the bill. JELD-WEN offers an array of product options that helped Drew and Linda express their style. Whether you’re looking for vintage or contemporary, you’ll find inspiration with JELD-WEN Siteline windows and patio…

The demographic of the average American homeowner is slowly changing. It can be difficult for builders to stay ahead of constantly changing purchasing trends. Who is making the bulk of the home purchases now and are they finding what they want? Here are the top demographics and what you need to know to stay ahead of the changing demographic curve. A report published by the National Association of REALTORS revealed that millennials accounted for the largest portion of home sales in 2018 at 36 percent of all purchases. Baby boomers followed closely by accounting for 32 percent of home sales. Generation X bought 26 percent, and the smallest demographic of home buyers were 72 and older at 6 percent. Continue reading by filling out the information below:

In 2019, builders will need doors that go big and tall, and light on the paneling and moulding. Patio doors remain in the spotlight and are tracking bigger than ever. For painted finishes, darker blue shades are trending strongly for exterior doors, and warmer reds are making a showing. The continuing style trend is toward really clean lines, with any glass glazed directly into the door, says Dan Jacobs, JELD-WEN’s director of product line management for doors . Sticking, the moulding surrounding door panels, is going away. “If there is a panel, it’s one panel, but no ogee, all straight lines,” says Joe LeFlore, vice president of South Florida Millwork on Florida’s Gulf Coast. “Big is better. Ten-foot doors were becoming the new normal, and now the 12-foot door is becoming the 10-foot door. People are starting to demand 10-by-6-foot doors. Massive, massive, massive. These big doors are also using…

The forecast for windows in the coming year and beyond is big units with an unobstructed viewing field, set in minimal frames of a dark hue. The aesthetic is unabashedly modern, and shapes are square and rectilinear. “I actually think the move towards modern—I use the term to mean clean and unfussy—is here to stay,” says Greenwich, Conn.-based designer and builder Sabine Schoenberg, host of Sabine’s New House. To achieve the large window units that homebuyers want, architects are mulling windows together, sometimes mixing shapes. Corner windows are a trend, says JELD-WEN’s Jennifer Matson. “For larger windows, like in living areas, fixed windows are just fine. We can make an inoperable window larger than one that operates. It just comes down to the weight of the glass.” “Everybody wants more glass and less frame,” says Joe LeFlore, South Florida Millwork vice president. “Bigger is better. I got five plans today…

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