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03
Aug
2017

Benefits of bow windows


Extra light

Larger windows allow more light to enter the room which means that you can enjoy natural light rather than artificial light in that room. Not only is this better for your mood and well-being but it's also great for your electric bill! The less you have to use your home lighting, the more you will save! You can even position your bow window in such a way that you get light from more than one angle as the sun moves. Take note of the positioning of your home and ask an expert if you are unsure about maximizing natural light.

 

More space

Bow windows don't just give the illusion of more space, they actually add some extra space to the room! From a visual aspect alone, the size of these windows helps give you that feeling of more space since you are almost joining the outdoors with the indoors. The extra space can also be used for a number of purposes and storage which can really help ease that clutter.

 

Versatile

As briefly mentioned above, your bow window is extremely versatile and can be used to display or store a number of things. For example, you can create a comfy reading corner by installing a window seat with a nearby bookcase. Under your window seat, you can store various items like blankets, cushions, and so on. So you are using your bow window to serve two purposes! Alternatively, if you are looking for a great home for your piano, your bow window will be perfect! It keeps your piano accessible while out of the way.

 

Greater curb appeal

Bow windows are not only great for the interior of your home. They can also make your home look even more attractive from the outside. Curb appeal is a great selling point for any home which is what makes bow windows such a significant investment. Even if you are not planning on selling your home anytime soon, you will still benefit later from making this upgrade. Enjoy the perks of a bow window while you live in your home and let it boost your property value when the time comes to sell.

 

Given the size and nature of bow windows, it's important to make sure that you ask your window manufacturer about professional installation. Not only does each window need to be installed properly, but they also need to line up to create the right visual effect. In addition, a professional team will most certainly get the job done far quicker than if you were to do the job yourself. For more professional assistance and your free in-home quote, call NorthShield Windows and Doors today at Winnipeg (204) 272-3725 / Toronto (905) 326-3444.

 

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John Rawson
3 weeks ago
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