How To Choose The Perfect Master Bedroom Window

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Your master bedroom is a room that should provide warmth, beauty, privacy, as well as safety and security. You put so much time into the decor of your master bedroom to ensure that it reflects your style and is the place where you can’t wait to escape to at the end of a long day.

The windows of your bedroom contribute to the overall tone of your home and while there are many types, styles, and features available which can make the decision feel overwhelming, the following are the top recommended windows to create the picture-perfect feeling you desire in your master bedroom.

Casement Windows

Casement windows are quite possibly the most popular window for master bedrooms. They offer clean lines and create unobstructed views while their multi-point locking system increases energy efficiency and security. Casement windows, unlike other types of windows, open sideways. Because of this, casement windows can come in a variety of combinations like a fixed window and one or two opening windows on either side.

This easy operating style opens with a handle at the base, eliminating the need for any lifting or pulling. Because they can open wide, they allow for good ventilation and a fresh breeze to enter your home.

Bay or Bow Windows

Bay or bow windows are some of the most aesthetically pleasing of all windows. If you have extra room to work with, this versatile style is great for a master bedroom. It provides a touch of elegance and opens up the room, giving the impression of a larger living space. And fall is a great time to replace your windows with bay or bow windows, as you’ll catch more of the natural light throughout the days as they shorten, which can also help you keep the space warm from the sun’s natural rays.

These large picture windows have panoramic views letting more light through the large glass panels than nearly any other type of window. Because bay or bow windows typically have two operating windows that open on either side, they also provide excellent ventilation that creates an enjoyable cross-breeze.

Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are considered one of the most versatile window types as they can be designed in various sizes and colors that are compatible with most homes. These windows consist of two windows that are stacked vertically. Both panes can be opened to allow air flow and they also tilt inward, making them easy-to-clean.

There is also the option of having single hung windows, where the top window remains fixed in place at all times. Installing new energy efficient double hung windows will minimize air leaks, preventing heat from escaping and cold air from entering during the winter months.

Before choosing the right window for your master bedroom, it’s important to consider all of your options and to be aware of the different styles and their functionalities. The right window and door company will help you choose the style that suits you and your home best.

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