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Pros and Cons of Bay Windows

Monday, June 19th, 2017

 

When your home improvement project includes updating windows to enhance your home, consider installing bay windows as a decorative, functional and energy efficient option. As with any home improvement project, it’s always beneficial to understand the pros and cons involved with an upgrade. These unique windows are no exception.

Pros

  • These three-part windows add a distinctive look to the exterior of your home and increase the curb appeal of your home. Bay windows also add value to your property due to the addition of extra interior square footage that is created when the windows are installed.
  • The installation of bay windows opens up the interior of any room to the views outside. In fact, even the smallest room can benefit with the addition of crystal-clear fiber glass windows.
  • When in place, bay windows give each roomn abundant amount of natural light. This means no more stuffy and dark rooms.
  • Bay windows made from fiberglass are strong and durable, require minimal maintenance and are custom sized for your home.
  • The cove-like interior space created by the installation of these windows can be used in several ways:1) Enclose the extra space under the bottom of the windows with cabinets for storage.
    2) Cover the top of the cabinets with cushions and pillows to create a quiet window seat for reading, listening to music or other relaxing activities.
    3) Leave the floor space open to accentuate the increased room size.
    4) Use the additional square footage for plants, decorative items or a relaxing breakfast or coffee nook.

Cons

Bay windows are usually comprised of one large picture window, flanked by a smaller window on each side. While the design of this window type is architecturally attractive for both the interior and exterior walls, there are some potential challenges to consider. These include:

  • Depending on the room’s location and the amount of direct sunlight it receives, the windows’ additional glass may allow more heat in. While this aspect can be helpful during the colder months, it could require more work from the HVAC system during the summer. To address this problem, choose energy-efficient windows designed with double glass and an inert added between the panes to act as a barrier against the elements.
  • Because of their unique design, it may be difficult to find window treatments that easily conform to the window’s angles.
  • The foundation of your home needs to be structurally sound to provide proper support for the installation of bay windows.

Once you’ve made the decision to install new windows, check the styles and colors available of our Infinity from Marvin fiberglass windows. To receive a free proposal, complete the convenient online form, and one of our expert window specialists will contact you.

6 Reasons Why Bow Windows Can Improve Your Home

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

A semi-circular version of a bay window, a bow window is an architectural detail carried over from Victorian times. It typically consists of three to six same-sized windows that create a gentle curve that projects outward from a wall. As expert window installers, we know firsthand how bow windows can dramatically enhance a room’s appeal. Below are some of the advantages of this interesting window style.

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Want to Save Money on Replacement Windows, Atlanta? Turn to North Georgia Replacement Windows

Monday, June 10th, 2013

save_money_on_windows_1The warm weather is upon us and the hustle and bustle of families busying themselves with home improvement projects is in the air. Before the summer sun burns a hole in your budget by forcing you to run the air conditioner 24/7, maybe you should take a look at the energy efficiency of the windows in your home. 

North Georgia Replacement Windows in Atlantacarries a tremendous selection of windows in various styles, materials, and colors to suit any residential or commercial application. Homes and businesses alike can benefit from the added value, aesthetic appeal, security and energy efficiency of our fine product line, which includes a variety of premium material options to meet your individual needs.

  • PVC Resin Vinyl
  • Composite Paintable Milled PVC
  • Wood with Aluminum, Fiberglass, or Vinyl-Clad Exteriors

Maintenance free and constructed to last a lifetime, our replacement windows increase the energy efficiency of your home by repelling extreme temperatures – keeping heat out in the summer and keeping it in during cold months with state-of-the-art insulation properties that minimize air leakage.

Once you’ve made the wise decision to upgrade with new replacement windows installed in your home or business, call the experienced and friendly professionals at North Georgia Replacement Windows.Just like so many ofyour neighbors have already discovered, we will be extremely helpful, working with you to choose the best design, style, and materials for your particular needs. Our installation team can come to your residence and make helpful observations of different ways to improve both your home’s aesthetic and energy consumption. There are many options to consider!

  • Double Hung Windows
  • Garden Windows
  • Hopper Windows
  • Awning Windows
  • Bay Windows
  • Bow Windows
  • Casement Windows
  • Specialty Windows
  • Woodgrain Windows
  • Swing & Clean Windows
  • Fixed Picture Windows
  • Tilt-Turn Windows
  • Décor Windows

As an example, you could replace two double hung-style windows with a single, two-section slider window. Or, you could replace oriel or cottage-style windows with 50/50 split double hung or single hung windows. The point is, you have many options and you’ll be amazed what a difference such changes can make to the appearance of your home!

Want to improve your home’s energy efficiency while retaining its traditional look? No problem! North Georgia Replacement Windows can match any existing window style while replacing the old glass option withEnergy Star-rated materials.Our expert team will work with you to fit your budget. Do you want grids on your  replacement windows? Perhaps you only want to replace a few windows – we can help you determine which windows would be the best choices for replacement, with the greatest benefit to your household budget. Looking to save money on replacement windows? Atlanta residents trust North Georgia Replacement Windows for efficient and quality service at the best price.

You will improve your home’s look, its value on the market and the bottom line on your utility bills when you call North Georgia Replacement Windows! Call us
770-888-1604 – we look forward to serving you!

 

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