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Homeowner’s Perspective: Why Your Windows Matter

January 27, 2020


replacement windows West Linn, OR

Your replacement windows West Linn, OR, might be exactly what you need to fall in love with your home again. Your windows are little opening to your home’s “soul.” If that sounds romantic, it’s because it is. You can add charm and character to your home by upgrading your windows. A lovely view or a well-set window draws the eye. You can’t avoid it.

When you’re thinking about redecorating your home, you need to pick areas to focus on. Your living room, your bedroom, etc. Once you do that, it’s time to think of your windows and doors. By making small but effective changes, you can alter the way you feel about your home.

For example, think about your window coverings. Delicate, pastel covering evoke a different response than lush velvets and nice satins. Think about the type of vibe that you want the room to have. You probably want your nursery to have a different design scheme than your living room. This can be expressed in your windows.

Of course, you may need to replace your windows entirely. They weren’t designed to last forever. Even if they could, your tastes may change. The perfect windows don’t exist.

Think about your living room. If you’re like most people, your thought probably include a large window with a great view. Human beings naturally gravitate toward sunlight and pretty scenery. The right living room window provides both.

The good news about your window plans is that you don’t have to make a lot of them. Your windows need regular maintenance and attention, but they won’t require major changes very often. You will need to replace them, but if you choose quality windows, you won’t need to do it all of the time. A well-made, well taken care of window can potentially last decades. However, that doesn’t factor in the fact that it’s often cheaper to replace your windows entirely than it is to attempt a repair. If your windows are ever damaged, you’re probably going to end up replacing them.

What does this mean for you as a homeowner? It means that your windows are another area where you can express yourself and improve your home. Your windows are included in your overall home value.

You can make a few small changes go far by focusing on certain areas of your home. These are high-impact areas, where a few changes go along way. Something as minor as changing your blinds can alter the entire room.

Your windows and doors deserve more attention. They often go unnoticed when you’re thinking about home improvement projects. That’s because their charm is often subtle. Your window design influences a room’s aesthetic, but it doesn’t decide it. It’s one factor out of multiple.

Classic Sash & Door Company can install your replacement windows West Linn, OR. Please call us if you have any questions. We can be reached at (503) 227-0202. If you would like to see examples of what we can do, please visit 1106 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR, 97214.