How Different Window and Door Upgrades Contribute to Your Home

New window and door installation is an investment that pays off in multiple ways. Depending on the style you choose to enhance your home’s architectural and visual appeal, windows and doors can make a huge first impression.

Different kinds of windows and doors offer your home specific advantages. Keep reading to learn how each upgrade could affect your home’s functionality and value, whether you’re remodeling or upgrading your home.

Bay Windows

Even if you don’t intend to sell your home right now, new windows can brighten up your home, adding beauty and value at the same time. Simple changes like more lighting can make a big difference by changing the mood of a home.

A bay window is one way to add to your home’s curb appeal. From the exterior, it’s a detail that can improve or balance your home’s architectural style. These multi-section windows also create a sense of elegance and add space to any room in your home. The panoramic view brings the beauty of nature in and allows light to enter the room from different angles.

Bay windows generally are constructed using insulated glazing – double or triple glass windowpanes with a vacuum space between the panes. Windows with argon gas in the space or low e-glazing allow for higher energy savings. Glass services with low-e coatings reflect more solar heat in summer and reduce radiant heat loss in the winter.

Bow Windows

Similar to bay windows, bow windows are created by connecting multiple windows to construct a gentle curve. The gentle curve of the window opens up any room allowing residents to enjoy beautiful views. Bow windows can also be used to create a charming nook.

Box Windows created by Marvin Windows and Doors can be created using next generation clad ultimate double hung or wood ultimate double hung, or ultimate casement windows to create the look desired. Each window is mulled together to create a uniformed appearance once installed.

Laminated Glass Windows

Laminated impact-resistant windows offer several advantages. The reduce noise, increase the security of your home, and won’t shatter if they are broken by strong winds or heavy rains. You may even qualify for a discount on your home insurance premiums.

Laminated windows are available in clear glass or a variety of color tints. Tinted laminated glass control glare and reduces solar heating coming through the window. Insulated laminated glass with a low e-coating offers the best energy performance.

Multi-Slide Doors

Bring the outdoors in with multi-slide doors and start taking advantage of your home’s beautiful views. Multi-slide doors allow you to let fresh air in, enjoy the weather and natural light while enjoying the comforts of the indoors.

Marvin Windows and Doors offer multiple options, including a low profile flush sill or performance and high performance sill options. The performance and high performance sill options meet or exceed a LC-PG50 rating and offer a U-Factor of .28. In addition, multi-slide doors are available in various sizes up to 56 feet wide and 12 feet high.

If you’re in the market to upgrade your home, Fischer Window and Door Store offers a variety of designs and styles that are made to order to best meet your needs.