Have you been dreaming of a beautiful bow or bay window in your home, but aren’t sure if your opening will allow it? Believe it or not, any space can be converted to almost any window size. Window alterations not only improve the value and appearance of your home, but also ads function and light to a room. This is one of the benefits of custom windows.
Can you make a window opening smaller or bigger?
The short answer is yes, absolutely! While altering a window opening is a great way to change the look of your space, it’s important to keep in mind that any changes to structure of your home should be handled with utmost care. It’s recommended to consult with a professional before tackling a job like this on your own.
Why is proper installation so important? The way that your window is installed has a direct impact on the window’s durability, energy efficiency, and performance. Without the proper installation, your window may not live up to its energy ratings and could even fail over time.
Benefits of Custom Windows
- Superior aesthetics – when you install a stock window, it the opening is larger than the size of the window available, the gap is filled with molding or sheet rock, patched and painted. A custom window will be a perfect fit without compromising on your home’s aesthetics.
- Higher energy efficiency – custom windows are designed to be a perfect fit. This means less opportunity for gaps and air leakages, one of the leading causes of loss of energy in the home.
- Easy installation–custom windows are easier to install and require less material. If you’re happy with your opening, this can save you time and money on installation.
- More design options–one of the greatest benefits of custom windows is the variety of options that are available to homeowners. Unlike stock windows, custom windows give you the ability to choose the styles, materials, and features that are most important to you. The use of different windows in your home will give each room a distinctive and unique design. Enjoy this article? You might like this one as well.
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