THE WINDOW DESIGN CENTER BLOG
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#1: Dream Big, Design Bigger Use size to your advantage by playing with scale to create big, bold sightlines and design details that truly impress. Take cues from this year’s Showhouse, with its tall ceilings, expansive 8-foot doors and slim grill lines in the large windows to highlight the views. If you have to wash a few dishes, let it […]
If you’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom, you might be considering adding a window. There are a number of good reasons that you may want to add a window to your bathroom. Here are a few of the top benefits. Ventilation – Windows can help you ventilate the bathroom easily and quickly. Opening a window instead of using a bathroom […]
For most indoor plants, the light from a west-facing window is a welcome compromise between the bright but usually weaker light from an east-facing window and the direct and often very bright light let in through a south-facing window. As a result, plants that like a little more light but can’t handle hot direct sun are happiest with this exposure. […]
If the light inside your home streams in from an east-facing window, you’re in luck. When it comes to keeping your houseplants happy, the usually indirect but still bright light of an east-facing window is the ideal location. Even if an eastern exposure means the sun does shine directly on the plants, it’s far less intense and for a far […]
A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget — roughly $350 — on air that leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. With the money you waste in just one year, you can plug many of those leaks yourself. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do to conserve energy and increase […]