Beautifying your Walnut Creek, CA
home's exterior will increase its appeal instantly. There
are many easy, inexpensive ways to do this. If you are
selling your home we can recommend many quick and easy
fixes that can pay off in selling your home
But, if you're going to live in
your home for a while, you should seek "beauty treatments"
that have enduring value.
Windows that Upgrade Your
Exterior windows allow you to let
in light, bring the beauty of nature into your home, make
your home feel larger from the inside, and make your home a
showpiece from the outside.
The wonderful thing about windows
is that they add functionality and they can be beautiful as
well. Choosing the right windows that match the exterior
style of your Walnut Creek is easy because we stock such a
huge variety of exterior windows the chances of not having
something that fits is impossible.
What to Look for When
Choosing Windows for your Walnut Creek
I've always advised my home
building and remodeling clients to consider lifetime value
when making major home improvements. This becomes
particularly important when making your window choices. A
long-term view will help you make a better decision about
the quality of the windows.
This means to consider things
like: Dual and triple pane options; Low-E glass; Heat gain
and loss calculations; Break resistance; Wind impact &
noise factors, etc. Do your research and get specific
evidence that answers these questions before you
Exterior Appeal That Stops
Once you've decided on the quality
you want, the next step is to find windows that also dress
up your home. Here are several tips that will help you do
Windows are a big investment but
pay big dividends in your home's look and feel, energy
efficiency and your personal enjoyment.
- Consider the
Depth: windows can appear recessed, pop
out, or be flush with the exterior. You may want to get
the advice of an architect for this.
- Color and
Materials: wood, metal, plastic ...
what material best matches the quality and style of
your home? Color is also important. Should your windows
make a statement with color or blend in?
- Window Grids/grills:
these are the dividers that create the look of
smaller window panes within the windows. They can have
a dramatic effect on the look of your home.
- Exterior Trim Options:
shutters and other exterior window framing
treatments also change the look of your home. Pay
attention to size, color, and style.
Consider your goals and