Picture windows make for a great home improvement option if you’re looking for windows that offer expansive views. Unlike other types of windows, picture windows are larger in size and are often used in homes that have high or vaulted ceilings. Their appearance makes any property’s exterior look grand and gives homeowners magnificent, unobstructed views of the outdoors.
However, picture windows aren’t only used for display. They also offer the following advantages, which improve your indoor comfort and budget:
Picture windows are fixed, which means that they don’t open or close. Because of this, they don’t offer a lot of ventilation, but this also makes them cheaper compared to other window types of the same size. Unlike other windows, picture windows feature no moving parts, so they cost less to manufacture.
On a side note, if you’re worried about ventilation, picture windows can be combined with other types of windows to give them the ability to better ventilate your property. A few types of windows that will work well with your picture windows include:
Since picture windows have big panes of glass, they capture more sunlight. This is quite advantageous, especially during winter when temperatures start dropping. Picture windows absorb more heat, allowing your indoor environment to warm up faster. Plus, this enables you to rely on your heating systems less, reducing your energy consumption in the wintertime.
No matter what style, size, or shape of picture window you choose, you will definitely invite more natural light inside your property with these types of windows. More natural light also means that your indoor spaces will appear naturally bigger and brighter too.
If you think that your property is lacking an ornate picture window, contact AAPCO today. Not only do we offer replacement windows that will perfectly suit your home and the surrounding environment, but we can install them as well. Installing picture windows is difficult, given their size and the number of glass panes. Let AAPCO handle the task, so you won’t have to waste any time or energy trying to complete the procedure.
Contact us today, at 804-214-7370, for a free estimate on our services available to properties in Greater Virginia.