How Replacement Windows Can Help You Get Your Dream Home

If you’re currently unhappy with your home, you might be wondering how to turn it into a home you love. Sometimes something as simple as replacing windows can breathe new life into your home. Here’s how replacement windows can help you get your dream home:

1. Better Design Style

If you’re unhappy with the aesthetic and design of your home, replacing your windows can be a great way to achieve what you want.

More Natural Light

If you want to add more natural light to your home, replacing or even adding more windows can offer better lighting. If you think a room is lacking in sunlight, think about replacing your windows with bigger windows or adding a few more to the room.

Design Improvements

If your current windows don’t fit your style, you can replace them with windows that do. If you want a modern feel in your home but your windows are too traditional, replace them with something that fits your design aesthetic.

Another way to bring a design change to your home is by replacing a few windows with one big window. Maybe you’ve always wanted a bay or bow window or a picture window. Replacing a few windows with one large window completely changes the look of your room and design.

These design changes not only help you get your dream home, but they can also boost curb appeal as well. There are many ways to boost your curb appeal but updating your windows is one of the most popular curb appeal ideas to consider.

Check out the time-lapse video below to see the Zephyr Thomas team replacing a picture window for this homeowner!

2. Improved Energy Efficiency

Having an energy-efficient home is important to a lot of homeowners. If your windows are too old, they can be money wasters by letting in cold air or letting out warm air and causing drafts. This is a popular reason for replacing windows because they can help make your home more energy-efficient.

Think about replacing your old windows with energy-efficient window options, like triple-pane windows. These windows have much more insulation, more layers of filling as well as Argon gas between each layer. Because of these extra features, you get more insulation and less energy loss; both of which are benefits of insulated windows.

However, it’s important to have a professional install your windows. Even with much better-insulated windows, poor insulation can still leak heating and cooling. Proper installation ensures a tighter seal, improving energy efficiency, and is one of the benefits of professional window installation.

Take a look at the video below to see Zephyr Thomas replacing church windows for a new look and better energy efficiency!

3. More Security

Old windows can pose a security risk as they may be easier to break into. Investing in and maintaining replacement windows can offer peace of mind and is a home security tip. These new windows come with better locking features, close much more securely, and are much better built.

If you want even more security, adding screens, window guards, or safety glass can be effective ways to make your windows safer. These are also ways to childproof your windows.

Check out this video to see the Zephyr Thomas team installing an egress window in this homeowner’s basement!

4. Better Privacy

Sometimes, windows do not offer enough privacy. As things in neighborhoods change, you may find that your window placement has less privacy than it did in the past. Or perhaps the owners before you placed windows in parts of bedrooms and bathrooms that you don’t prefer.

Curtains and blinds are one of the ways to add privacy to your windows that don’t require too much effort. If that isn’t giving you the level of privacy you desire, replacing your windows may help you bring some more privacy into your home. You can change the location of the windows or you can opt for privacy features.

Frosted glass is a great way to maintain privacy while still allowing natural light into your home. Frosted glass is great to have on a front door that might feature a window and it’s a popular entryway decor trend. It’s also a nice feature to have in a bathroom. This way, you don’t need to rely on blinds or curtains to maintain privacy while still letting light come into your bathroom.

In the video below, the Zephyr Thomas team replaces a picture window for a homeowner!

Replace Your Windows With Zephyr Thomas

These are just a few ways replacement windows can help you get your dream home. If you’re curious about the many window options for your home, give Zephyr Thomas a call at (717) 399-4708.

In this time-lapse video, you can watch the Zephyr Thomas team replace all the windows in this home!