Posted on April 12, 2019
Remodeling your bathroom is never a bad idea. In fact, updating any part of your home with the latest fixtures and features will almost always - if done correctly - add value to your home. There are many different ways you can remodel your bathroom, and the best choice for you and your family depends greatly on what you are trying to get out of the room. One part of a bathroom remodel that is often overlooked are the windows. Some of the most important aspects of any room, windows should be considered carefully in any bathroom remodeling project. Installing replacement vinyl windows or creating a new window in the space is always a great choice.
When considering a bathroom remodel, replacing the room's existing windows should also be kept in mind. If the bathroom's fixtures are old enough that they need to be updated, it is more than likely that your windows should be updated as well. Window technology has increased dramatically over the past decade, so if your windows older than that, a replacement is more than warranted. New window technology will greatly cut the energy costs associated with cooling or heating your home. They are created with greener technology, helping you reduce your overall carbon footprint. There are many different types of replacement windows, each with their own advantages if installed in a bathroom.
Depending on your design choices, remodeling your bathroom could result in some overall structural changes. If this is the case, you may find yourself losing an existing window. Should this happen, it would serve you well to replace the window that was lost. It is also not unheard of to create a brand new window location. New windows - especially vinyl ones - come in a variety of designs, most modern and sleek in their style. This allows for an increase of natural light in the room, which can shorten the amount of time lights need to be used in the room. This can reduce your home's energy costs. An increase of natural light is also invigorating and can help wake you up in the morning, giving you an advantage as you start your day.
New windows can also come in a variety of designs, which can fit perfectly into your new bathroom aesthetic. Installing a beveled or stained glass window is a great idea in a bathroom on the first level of a house, as this type of window obscures the view, allowing for more privacy. However, beveled glass doesn't reduce the overall natural light in the room, so you would still get the benefits of having a window in the room, without the privacy concerns of having a large window at ground level.
If you are considering remodeling your bathroom, don't forget about the windows! Windows are a crucial part of any design, and - depending on the window you choose - can be a great addition to any aesthetic. If you would like some further information on new or replacement windows, or are ready to get started on your bathroom remodel, we are here to help. We can't wait to help you create the perfect bathroom for your home. Feel free to contact us by filling out our easy online form or by calling us at (703) 828 - 7414.