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Upgrade Your Style with All-Black Frames

Upgrade Your Style with All-Black Frames

June 25, 2021
Coastal home with all-black window frames

Black window frames are a great addition to almost any style of home. As a neutral color, with its dark shade, black makes a bold statement. Especially when contrasted with traditional white frames. While black is a popular interior window frame color right now, what’s great about this hue is it’s a timeless shade that will never look dated. No matter what trends come and go. You can rest assured your home will still look beautiful and up-to-date in years to come. This style is also a worthwhile investment as it will retain value.

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Are you looking to replace your home’s window frames? If so, consider the many benefits that come with upgrading your home to bold, all-black window frames. Here are five advantages you can gain by investing in all-black window frames.

Create Contrast

White kitchen with contrasting all-black window frames

Featuring our WinGuard® Aluminum Single Hung Window SH7700A and Horizontal Roller Window HR7710A

If your home’s interiors feature white, beige, or other light colors, a black window frame offers a stark contrast. This type of contrast adds:

  • A dramatic pop with distinct “lines” drawn between the light and dark shades.
  • Bold accent points to underscore your home’s aesthetic.
  • An element of versatility – even if you want to redecorate at a later date, black goes with everything.

Black is a fresh alternative to traditional white and other types of muted shades for frames. Adding black interior window frames will make your home stand out as a stylish one. It’s also certainly not going to dull very easily.

Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Home

Your home is a big investment. Whether you want to improve the overall look of your home or have plans to put it on the market, upgrades typically add instant curb appeal. Investing in black frames will look great in either scenario. Your guests will be impressed by your chic style. Potential home buyers will better distinguish your home from others. Not to mention, they’ll appreciate the upgrade and benefits that come with it. To further enhance curb appeal, pair black frames with your front door. With a variety of styles to choose from, you can’t go wrong.

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Ability to Create a New Look

Bathroom with all-black window frame

Featuring our WinGuard® Vinyl Single Hung Window SH5500

A significant benefit of black frames means you don’t really need window coverings. The frames themselves are the décor. Imagine not needing to invest in expensive blinds, curtains, or drapes. For instance, a sleek black vinyl frame may be all you need to accent your rooms. You can save hundreds of dollars by skipping window coverings altogether. You can’t do that with white frames as easily.

However, even if you prefer coverings, there are many other styles you can go with that complement nicely with black frames. Roman shades, black shades or blinds, and some types of sheer curtains will do nicely. Either way, the result will be elegance.

Can Match Any Home Style

One huge benefit to black window frames is that they complement a range of home styles. Clean black lines can neatly fit with almost any architecture and exterior. You’ll find them paired with brick, stone, vinyl siding, and wood. This style of frame dates back to at least the 19th century and has been steadily used in residential homes since. You’ll find them in:

  • Modern farmhouses
  • Contemporary homes
  • Beach houses
  • Colonials
  • Luxury builds
  • City lofts
  • And much more!

This is, by far, not an all-inclusive list. It’s just an idea of the different various home styles where black frames look great and truly demonstrate their versatility. Since black windows aren’t exactly a new trend, it’s highly unlikely they’ll go out of style. In most cases, you can add them to both vintage and modern home styles.

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Black Frames Work in Any Climate

Sliding glass door with all-black frame

Featuring our EnergyVue® Preferred Sliding Glass Door SGD5470

You may read that black frames are best for cold climates because they absorb heat. While true to some extent, it’s not the full story. With today’s progressive technology, there are many types of black vinyl window frames that work nicely in warmer climates. Even better, these varieties also provide solid energy efficiency. Some models have impressive strength and are designed to withstand high-pressure weather conditions.

You can liken all-black window frames to that cute timeless cocktail dress or the distinguished black suit in your closets. They go with everything! No matter which style you choose, you can dress them up in a variety of ways and they’ll always look great, no matter how styles evolve. The sleekness associated with black hues never looks outdated.