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Window AdditionIf your rooms are dark and dreary, it can really affect your disposition. The right lighting will brighten your mood and lift your spirits and it can even make your rooms look bigger. What is more, when it comes to your home’s value, natural illumination can make all the difference.

If you are dealing with a dark interior, you can try brightening up by adding a few lamps, but that will increase your energy bills and artificial light will never compare to natural light. Adding a window will be your best solution. If you are considering a window addition for your home, here are some things you will want to think about.

Finding the Best Place for Your Window

The first thing you should think about is where you want the window to be placed. Consider the view outside and what you will be looking at once the window is installed. You also want to position the window in a place where it will bring in an optimal amount of light. You also might consider adding windows to existing windows. For example, if you have a small window in your room that isn’t bringing in much light, you can add windows on either side, above and below to increase the amount of light getting in. Once you find the ideal place for your window, you can start thinking about what size and style will work best.

Picking the Right Windows

When it comes to picking the right windows, there are a lot of things to consider. In addition to finding a style and size that works well, you will also want to think about energy efficiency. Today, most windows are Energy Star rated for optimal energy efficiency. These windows will have double or even triple panes as well as gas fills between the panes to offer the ultimate in insulation.  Additionally, you will want to do a bit of research to find a type of window that works for you. There are a wide variety of windows available and each has its own design characteristics and unique ways of opening and closing. The one you choose will play into the aesthetics of your home as well as the window’s overall functionality.


Installing new windows in your home is a huge undertaking. It requires cutting into the exterior of your home, taking accurate measurements, and performing a quality installation.  You may also need to get a permit before starting work. While you can do the job yourself, it is advisable to get professionals in to do the job. A professional team will get accurate measurements, install the framing and cut through the siding to add the windows. Windows can be installed in one to two days getting you results you can count on.

If your home isn’t as bright as you would like it to be, it can negatively affect your mood as well as your home’s potential. Consider adding new windows to get the sunny interior you are after. It’s a big undertaking, but it will be well worth it to get a look that makes you happy. Call today for your free estimate!