Homes with older windows tend to be darker, draftier and drabber than a home that has new energy efficient windows. These homes tend to have higher energy bills, fail to keep a constant comfortable indoor temperature and are less safe.
New replacement window installations can add a lot of value to your home. New larger windows with smaller frames will increase natural light making even small spaces appear larger and improving moods.
A home that doesn’t have a lot of natural light can actually be detrimental to your health. Many homeowners are looking for ways to improve their home’s natural lighting through making simple, easy to implement home remodeling projects.
“There is increasing evidence that exposure to light, during the day –particularly in the morning — is beneficial to your health via its effects on mood, alertness and metabolism,” said senior study author Phyllis Zee, M.D., a Northwestern Medicine neurologist and sleep specialist. – Northwestern University
If your home is low on natural light, consider one or all of these simple home-remodeling ideas to brighten up your life!
3 Easy Ways to Maximize Sunlight In Your Home with Window Installations & Door Replacement:
- Replace solid doors with doors that have more glass in them, in both the exterior and interior of your home
- Install replacement windows that have more glass area and narrower frames
- Replace a window with a sliding glass door
Using any of these suggestions can have your family feeling happier, more energetic and productive. Ferris Home Improvements have window replacement contractors on staff ready to help improve the natural lighting in your home. Give us a call today at 302-998-4500
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