Looking to transform your home, open up your space, and add dimension? Then let us share why you should consider a bow or bay window. Bow or bay windows go beyond being an architectural accent and will add value and curb appeal to your home. It will also give you the opportunity to expand your view and increase your living space. Take a look at some of our before and after projects below to see the changes.
Difference Between Bow and Bay Windows
To put it in simple terms bay windows consist of three windows sharply angled and connected together as they protrude from your home. Bays are a good fit for more modern style homes and are typically more affordable because you’re paying for less glass. Bays usually have one picture window in the center with two smaller windows on the sides.
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The shape of bay windows also allows for more shelf space and a more creative use of the area. Depending on the room, you can add in a bench for a unique interior change (and extra storage space) like a window seat, a working desk, or even just a shelf to hold your plants.
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More on Bow Windows
Bow windows are similar to bays as they also protrude from your home, but they have up to six windows and connect in a much curvier way. With the extra windows, it helps create a bigger and brighter room. As seen above, many homeowners use the extra interior space by adding throw pillows and creating the perfect nook. If the bow window is located in the kitchen, homeowners may turn the space into a breakfast bench.
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And let’s not forget how beautiful bow or bay windows look from the outside.
Whatever your bow or bay style, our experts can help you design the perfect look for your home! Call today to schedule your free appointment at 630-280-2748 or contact us HERE.
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