How To Turn A New Build Into A Traditional Home

How To Turn A New Build Into A Traditional Home

Transforming your new build with traditional charm is a worthwhile pursuit for many homeowners.

While there is definitely an appeal of a fresh, modern new build home, infusing it with warmth and character will add a unique touch that truly sets it apart from the neighbours.

For some individuals, the only reason they bought a new build was because of the more straightforward process.

Therefore, we understand the desire to give your new build a timeless feel, and we’re here to help you achieve just that.

Let’s explore some avenues to give your home the traditional charm you’ve always dreamed of.

Firstly, let’s talk windows

There’s something inherently captivating about the windows of traditional homes, with their intricate designs and classic look.

Our heritage style windows perfectly capture this essence while providing all the benefits of modern technology.

Crafted to mirror the charm of yesteryears, these windows flood your space with natural light, infusing it with a welcoming ambiance reminiscent of classic residences.

Heritage windows in Anthracite Grey

Next up, let’s consider finishes

While contemporary homes often sport sleek, minimalist colour schemes, incorporating timeless finishes can evoke a sense of heritage and sophistication.

Imagine doors and windows adorned in shades like Chartwell Green, exuding tranquillity and elegance reminiscent of historic estates.

Paired with classic white trim, a Chartwell Green front door becomes a timeless focal point, elevating your new build with a more traditional feel.

Chartwell Green front door

Finally, it’s the details that truly make a house feel like home

Vintage-inspired accents such as antique light fixtures, ornate door hardware, and reclaimed wood beams infuse your space with character and depth.

Consider incorporating statement pieces with distressed finishes or adorning your walls with botanical prints and patterned wallpaper.

By layering rich textures of natural materials like stone and wood, you’ll provide your new build with a sense of lived-in warmth and authenticity.

An antique lamp

Ultimately, infusing traditional charm into your new build not only enhances its aesthetic appeal but also creates a sense of nostalgia and comfort.

Our team at Mitchell Glass is here to guide you through this journey, helping you turn your blank canvas into a space that feels both traditional and completely yours. Reach out to us online or head to our showroom.


Our made-to-measure windows and doors have the potential to change your home not just on the outside, but the inside too. From the very latest energy saving windows in maintenance free UPVC to a host of replacement doors – all guaranteed to fit perfectly with your home.


Make your home warmer, quieter and more secure by fitting our very latest energy efficient replacement windows.



Our range of replacement doors offer all the advantages of low maintenance and high levels of security for total peace of mind.



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