Guiding Homeowners through the Window/Door Architectural Request Process (IL)

One of the secrets to limiting the amount of conflict between the individual owners and the association at large is to be clear in guidance regarding the exterior standards for the association. For instance, in regards to window and door replacement request it is helpful for the association to offer a clear specification for owners to follow.  If the current doors are entry doors with 9 lites and 2 panels below, provide some acceptable replacement models house-door for homeowners to follow and also a place where they can purchase the door locally with a contractor who is familiar with the association’s guidelines. This will limit the amount of frustration for owners who go shopping and have their heart set on a front door with decorative glass.     Read the article……….


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