How to Update Tudor Style Home | Interior Design Ideas

Design Tips for Architectural Styles: Tudor

Planning to remodel your home in 2022? New year, new home—it’s a concept many homeowners adopt and we think it’s great! Whether you’re planning to remodel in the near future or even just thinking about it, one of the first things to consider is the style of your home. Do you have a Tudor home and need design ideas?

Remodeling Ideas for Tudor Style Homes

Below are common characteristics of Tudor houses, design elements you may want to consider if you’re trying to remodel yet stay sensitive to your home’s original architecture:

  • Windows with muntins (consider oriel style windows)
  • French doors with muntins
  • Pale, neutral colors (white, beige, cream, brown, etc.)
  • Architectural arches
  • Copper and wrought iron fixtures and finishes
  • Kitchen backsplash
  • Wood (for countertops, ceiling beams, interior window frames/sills, etc.)
  • Fireplaces with Tudor style mantels

Tudor Homes in Washington, DC

The Wentworth team has experience remodeling Tudor style homes in the DC metropolitan area. We can modernize spaces while preserving the original architecture.

Take a look at the before and after of a fireplace in a living room remodel we completed in a Tudor house in the Forest Hills neighborhood of DC.












In a Foxhall Village Tudor home below, we updated the kitchen, adding modern touches while remaining true to the Tudor architecture.


Modern kitchen with touches of original Tudor architecture (wide arch and white colors)

Period Style Home Remodeling in DC, MD & VA

If you have a Tudor (or another style) home you’d like to remodel, Wentworth is the company to call. We have remodeled countless period style homes throughout DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia, building seamless additions and modernizing spaces while staying true to original architecture.

View our photo gallery of past remodels we’ve completed in your area and then contact our experienced, award-winning team. We look forward to bringing your home design dreams to life!

“ Dear Bruce, We are so pleased with our new room addition, designed and constructed by Wentworth Mr. Lach gave us a design that elevates our spirits each day and brings praise from friends and neighbors who have seen the room in actuality or iPhone photos. Steve Barnard has our highest praise for triumph over single-digit temps, record snows, and personal changes to oversee and manage the on-site Wentworth team. His craftsmanship with built-in bookcases both in the new room and dining room will continue to give us pleasure for years to come. Carpenter Juan is a valuable asset to your company and its client-homeowners. Consistently punctual at 7 a.m., skilled in workmanship and explanations to homeowners, good team leader and good team player. With our gratitude for all the meetings here and at your office, for you and your team who worked with us every step of the way, and our warmest regards, ”

C.J., Arlington, VA