Windows 101

August 26, 2015 | Category: Design & Renovations Tags:

Windows are hugely important – in terms of both fashion and function. Because of this, windows are something buyers always pay attention to. If you want to increase (or even just maintain) the value of your home you’ll want to make sure your windows are up to par.

Window Facts

Double Hung Windows

Window Styles

Different styles serve different purposes. Consider your light and ventilation needs as well as the overall style of the house.

Black Windows

Window Materials

3 of the most popular types are vinyl, aluminum, and wood.

Sliding Windows

Energy Efficiency

Picture Windows

#ScottTip – if you want more light in your home without going through the hassle and expense of expanding window openings, put window lites in your exterior doors. It is by far the most cost effective way to increase light and make your space feel brighter.

For more information about windows, including installation, check out chapter 7 of my book How to Add Value to Your Home.

All photos courtesy of Skit Inc.

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