Are you feeling claustrophobic in your home? Are there some rooms that are just dark and gloomy no matter how many lights you turn on? One way you can help your home feel more bright, open, and spacious is to add new windows to a small or dark room, or expand your existing windows.


Undertaking a project for replacement windows can be daunting, certainly, but it can also make you enjoy your home even more. For example, by replacing your older windows with new modern windows you have many options for how to utilize the replacements to allow for more light and space in rooms that have little of either.

Say you have a small, cramped, dark room and you don’t enjoy spending time in it because of this, there are options that you can consider to help open the room up. You can make the exterior walls of the rooms walls of triple glazed windows, this will allow for your cramped and dark room to appear more airy and light, and can turn the room into a sunroom. You can put in a pair of french patio doors and frame them with large picture windows to allow for more light inside, and then in the summer months you can open up the patio doors and enlarge the space in the room by opening it to the outdoors.

You may also elect to put in a bay window, which will add space to the room and more light. You can add storage and a seat to the window, one will save you some space in the room, and the other will let you interact with your new investment–allowing you to sit close to the outdoors even on colder winter days.

There is also the option to install a bow window. A bow window is composed of four or more adjoining windows that form the shape of a bow or a semi-circle. Due to the shape of the window it can add more space to the room you install it in, and it will definitely give the room more light.

As you can see there are many options you can choose from to help the rooms in your home feel less dark and cramped. When it comes to custom windows it really only depends on what your vision is for the rooms and the house as a whole. Once you decide how you would like to improve the look and feel of your home all you need to do is get a quote from a window company that can help you turn your dreams into a reality.

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