When you are looking to make some upgrades to your house it is easy to start in the bathroom or kitchen since they are the areas that most people choose. These are also areas of the house that will add value to your home when you create a space that everyone will enjoy. If you want to really enjoy your house it is a good idea to do things that will bring the best out of the look of the house as well. You also want to make smart choices about the renovations so that the finished product is not disjointed and has a great flow and feel to it. This means that every part of the renovation should be thought about and should also make sense. The windows of the house have a dual purpose in terms of design. They are part of the exterior of the home and the style of the look from the curb. It also has a lot to do with the light that is being let into the house. All windows are not created equal and it is a good idea to know what window options that you have.
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Single & Double Hung Window Efficiency: These are the type of window that most people will choose to have in their home. They are a window that is a great addition to a home that has its own unique style as well as the standard to create a good flow. These are the types of windows that do have an opening element so it is best to place them in areas that you want to allow the open access. The single hung options means that the window can slide from the bottom up to create the open air. If you choose to have a double hung window it will open in both directions to give you more options. These come in a variety of sizes and shapes that can fit the opening that you have or you can open the space to create even more natural light.
Sliding Windows: The next type of window that is used in many homes is called a slider window. If you don’t have the single and double hung window then this is likely the next option. The slider is the type of window that will open from the side and usually one side is stationary and the other side can slide to open the space. They can be used in bedrooms, living space and kitchens. You can get them with some unique character or a nice clean one piece window.
Window Layout: You also want to take time to look at the layout of the windows and what that means. IF you have a home that is colonial you want to have some symmetry in the placement of the windows. If you have a cape cod look you want to use windows to create the small openings where a window can be placed as well as in the steep peeks and gables. A craftsman style house you may want to have large windows that can be surrounding a window seat or large patio windows as well.
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