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5 Inspiring Ways to Customize Your Home Windows

Prepare yourself well before starting your window installation. If you are considering replacing or renovating your older windows, did you know you can choose from different options?

To prevent being overloaded during the designing process, we are going to consider the components of the window you will design. So, let’s jump right into this blog post to learn how you can customize windows to ensure your home’s sophisticated appearance.

1.      Choose the Right Window Type

Although window type or frame is the first thing you’ll pick for your new windows, there are many different options to choose from.

The most preferred types of windows are vinyl, fiberglass, wood, aluminum, and clad. Every window type on the market is distinctive by the efficiency, energy conservation, endurance, and outlook it provides.

Therefore, when deciding on the right type of window replacement, you should consider durability and lifespan, which are your main goals.

2.      Be Mindful of Window Configuration

When you have decided on what type of window you want, the next thing to consider is the window configuration or styling.

Window sizes and types vary, with ordinary double-hung, single-hung, casement, awning, etc. You can consider whether to replace the window with the same style or a different one.

Consider what you are looking for in terms of window functionality. You may be eager to replace your second-story windows from single-hung to double-hung for easy cleaning. Or you may want to convert a bathroom picture window into an awning window for ventilation.

Keep in mind that you can always choose a different window option that matches what you already have.

3.      Go for Window Treatment

By its window treatment, you mean a covering that you can attach to a window for the purpose of making it look a certain way or for other purposes.

Window treatments such as shades, drapes, curtains, and glass blocks that can change room lighting, temperature, energy efficiency, and privacy are available in different styles.

In addition to other sorts of window treatments, you can explore and choose from wide-ranging window shades, such as cellular shades, solar shades, and so on, along with their purposes. This way, you can make an informed decision which will result in a more sophisticated look of your home.

4.      Decide On the Desirable Window Shape

Along with the window type and configuration, the next thing you want to think about is the shape of the new window.

Similar to window configuration, just because your existing window is in one shape does not indicate that the new window cannot have a different shape.

Just be mindful that if you would like to change the shape of a window opening, you will need to have additional work done to fix the sheetrock and wall surrounding the new window.

5.      Consider Window Molding

The window’s molding is the face or face profile of the frame. The profile and edges also depend on the manufacturer and can be smooth or more prominent.

Moreover, this customizable option gives you the power to dictate the design of your windows and make them truly individualized. Do you want them to be plain and straightforward or intricate and fancy?

Proper molding of your new windows makes minor changes, but it does not change the windows’ overall appearance.

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