Bay windows make an amazing addition to both the interior and exterior of any home. They’re usually installed on the ground level, and the panes are typically in odd-numbered groups of three and five. If you’re considering window replacement in your home, here are some advantages of bay windows to make your decision a little easier.
Advantages of bay windows
Increased property values
Although any sort of window replacement will cost you money, bay windows are striking enough visually to give you your money back when it comes time to sell your house. On the outside, bay windows can give a super modern look. On the inside, they seem to create extra space in the rooms, and they make your house feel homier. The increased square footage that bay windows offer will certainly add to the value of your home.
Bay windows will pay for themselves when you decide to put your home on the market. But before then, they’ll pay for themselves with the money you’ll save on your energy bill. Window World’s bay windows are equipped with tempered argon-filled glass and an airtight, leak-proof design, meaning you won’t feel the seasonal temperature changes inside your home. The windows will also cut back on harmful UV rays coming inside. Bay windows can open more than one way – so when you feel like saving some money on your AC, just pop ‘em open for increased airflow!
Natural light transmittance
If you’re not a fan of harsh indoor lighting, bay windows are the best way to get some natural light into your house. They give you the feeling of being outside, without having to directly deal with any of the elements. If your electricity bill has been a little too high as of late, opt for using your bay windows and surpass switching on your lights. Everyone loves seeing a little sunshine through his or her windows!