Window Ideas for Each Room of the House

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Choosing the right windows for your home can be tricky. It takes some knowledge of the industry and serious time considering what you want out of your next set of windows. 

Since each room in your home serves a different purpose for your family, you need to separately consider what windows will work best in each room of your home. There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to window installation. What you want to put in your kitchen may not work so well in your family room. 

If you find the whole prospect of house window placement and installation confusing, don’t worry that’s what we’re here for! The friendly team of professionals at Milano Windows and Doors has put together this guide to help you decide which windows are best for particular rooms in your home. And if you’re looking for some help in person, we’re always just a phone call away!

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Kitchen Windows

For so many homeowners, the kitchen is a hub of activity for the family where meals are shared and memories are made. Upgrading your old kitchen windows or getting new ones installed can go a long way to making your kitchen a more inviting and lively place where your kids will want to spend more time with you. And aside from aesthetics, you’ll want to consider windows that are easy to use. 

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In this situation, sliding windows or casement windows both offer excellent options if you are looking for windows that are very easy to open and close, as well as keep clean and maintain. It’s also important to consider how other nature may affect your kitchen cabinets and paint job! Ask your installer about protective coatings that block harmful UV rays as well as energy-efficient options that make sure to keep out the excessive cold in the winter and humidity in the summer. You might also think about a bay window for beautiful unobstructed views of your yard or a fantastic place for a breakfast nook.

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Bathroom Windows

If you’re doing a bathroom renovation you might not be thinking instantly of what type of bathroom windows you’d like to install. But picking the right windows can make a big difference in how bright and big the space feels. And just because you want big windows, it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice privacy with countless frosted glass options or the opportunity to add windows with built-in blinds or hanging shutters after bathroom window installation. The ability to open a window in a bathroom is also very important for ventilation to avoid the growth of mould and mildew.

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Bedroom Windows

It’s virtually impossible to go wrong when adding windows to your bedroom. From casement to double-hung, you’ll be able to let that fresh breeze into your room for the night. You’ll have a lot of natural light, beautiful views, optimal security and energy efficiency to help you cut down on those utility bills. If you’re looking for even more comfort, add a bay window with a nice reading nook. It’s your bedroom, so consider custom shapes and sizes of windows to make it your own and meet all of your family’s needs.

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Living Room Windows

When you’re setting out to decide what type of windows you want in your living room, think about how you use the space and what you’d like to achieve with window installation. Do you have a beautiful garden or backyard you’d like to showcase? Then a picture window or a bay window is the right choice for you.

You can also pair any window with casement windows to attain the desired level of ventilation in your home. And don’t worry about high heating bills. Milano Windows and Doors offers the industry’s finest energy-efficient options so you can still achieve that focal point style for your window without sacrificing your household budget or comfort.

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Dining Room Windows

The dining room is another space designed to help your family make memories, host holidays and entertain guests. Many homeowners go for bow or bay dining room windows in this space because it makes a great centrepiece to the room and gives the illusion of additional space.

If you have a very large dining room, you could consider installing a massive picture window to showcase your home’s surroundings and flank this with double-hung windows or casement windows so you can still have an opportunity to let the fresh air in.

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Family Room Windows

When you’re choosing family room windows, think about where all the furniture will be placed throughout the room. For example, if you want to put a table or couch right in front of a window, you’ll want a casement window with turning cranks for easy opening and closing. Then, you need to consider the TV. Will a particular type of window be responsible for excessive glare onto the screen?

Will too big of a window make your room unbearably hot or bright in the summer so you can’t even enjoy the space? Or perhaps you have a shady oasis in your backyard that needs to be showcased with a magnificent picture window. In either case, Milano Windows and Doors experts will help you find the right combination of windows to enhance the look and function of your family room.

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Windows are so important to a home’s overall look and feel. No matter what room you’re renovating and no matter if it’s window placement in a new house or replacing existing windows in an old house, the window installation experts at Milano Windows and Doors can help. Our window design professionals will help you evaluate the space so you can get the right size of window with the correct treatments to meet all of your home renovation needs. Aside from carrying all of the most popular makes and models of windows, we’ll go the extra mile to help you create something custom so you can be one step closer to living in your dream home. Don’t delay, call us today to book you a free consultation. Let us show how to bring the light into your home!

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