Anytime you have an opportunity to make improvements to your home, you are increasing your investment in it. This is a good thing, especially if you are planning to spend the rest of your life in the same home.
One of the best ways to improve your home is getting a replacement window installation. In the old days, this meant getting essentially the same style of windows to replace the old ones. Today, however, you have more options, and changing your window style is actually encouraged as long as it will bring you more benefits.
Take casement windows, for example. These are available in modern versions that simply show elegance. Here are some of the best advantages of installing casement windows:
Better Outdoor Views
Casement windows come in a variety of sizes. The good thing about this is how much glass is used to complete a casement window. There are fewer obstructions in the form of muntins, those strips of material that are used to divide the glass. This means that, if you want to have a better view of that lovely landscape outside, you can have it with casement window installation.
More Room for Ventilation
Operable windows allow homeowners to ventilate or air out their homes. This is actually advisable if you want to keep your indoor air quality wholesome. Casement windows are perhaps the most qualified for allowing more ventilation. Open a casement window to catch side breezes with the sash, which acts as a flap, and open another casement window to allow stale indoor air to be replaced by the fresh air coming in.
The hook-shaped lock embedded in the frame of a casement window will give your home better security against intruders.
Thanks to that expansive window glass area, you can allow more daylight to enter your home. Daylighting helps improve your mood and also contributes to healthier circadian rhythms.
Get in touch with Renewal by Andersen® of San Francisco for your window installation needs. We can discuss the performance of our various window and patio door options. Call us today at (510) 263-3210, or fill out our form here. We work with homeowners in San Francisco, CA.