Replacement windows are a large and important investment. When considering new windows for your home, it’s important to ensure that you’re get the most value out of your purchase. Purchasing the right product and for your home and maintaining your windows can ensure and protect your investment for the long haul.
As the summer comes to a close, it’s time to think about preparing your home for winter. At this time of year, many savvy homeowners choose to weatherize their windows in preparation for the upcoming cold weather. Weatherizing your windows can save you money on your heating bills while making your home more comfortable when the cold wind blows.
Picture windows are common in many rooms but are particularly popular in living rooms, where they allow light into the home while also providing unobstructed views of the outdoors. There are many benefits of picture windows – but did you know that there may be even more benefits to installing bay or bow windows instead? Bay and bow window styles have many features and benefits that picture windows just cannot match. Here’s what to consider as you decide whether to replace your home’s picture windows.
Replacing your home’s windows is a major home improvement that can increase the value of your house and make living at your home a more positive and comfortable experience overall. Some homeowners find this kind of home upgrade stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing the answers to these common questions can help you have a better replacement window experience overall.
Think about the window over your kitchen sink. Does it open? If it doesn’t, you could be missing out on an important opportunity to make your kitchen more functional and overall a more pleasant place to spend time.
Picture windows do provide light for doing dishes, and a beautiful view, but these windows can fall short when placed over the kitchen sink. Double hung windows are great too, but can be difficult to reach over the sink to open fully. At most, you’re probably only opening them a few inches when you really have to.
For a number of reasons, it’s really important to have windows that open properly in this part of the kitchen. Here’s why.