- Add character to a home. A bay window juts out from a home and creates a relaxing setting for the inside of a home. You can create a window seat there just be adding pillows, or use it for flowers or an herb garden. For you exterior, a bay window looks clean and modern.
- Let in more light. If you have a room that doesn’t have much natural light because of a small window or no window at all (or, because of its position, not much sunlight can stream through existing windows), the three panels of a bay window will let much more light in. We often tell homeowners to think about where the sun hits your home and during what part of the day. That will help them decide where they’d like a bay window to be installed.
- Add more space to your home. Since this window juts out, you can end up with quite a bit of interior space inside for a window seat or garden area. It also makes your home look larger—not only because of the extra space but because of the windows.
- Allow more air into your house. We have installed bay windows in the kitchen of quite a few homeowners. Not only does in allow the cook in the family a great view, but it also allows more air to circulate throughout the home.
Exterior and Interior Home Improvements
As you can see in the first picture, we built out the bay window on the first floor of this Lower Burrell home, which is brick. First, we cut through the brick, since there was no existing window there before. Then, we installed the window, which is made of three equal panels. The capping (exterior trim) around the windows is the same color as their siding and their fence, so the addition looks great
ard to creating an indoor garden. They preferred getting sunlight in the house in the afternoon so that they could take advantage of the light during both the summer and winter months.
Always call a professional when you’re adding on a bay window. They require extra support, a new roof to go over the window, and specialized tools to cut through wood, siding and brick. Call Mt. Pleasant Window today to find out more about how we can install a beautiful bay window for you.
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