Bow Window Replacement Makes a Bold, Beautiful Statement

Shannon Lee

The graceful lines of bow windows offer many advantages when it is time to invest in replacement windows. Bow windows offer not only panoramic views of the world outside, but can transform the world inside with better air flow, more natural light, and plenty of old-fashioned charm.

Add a Flash of Flair with Bow Window Replacement

Bow windows can be customized to fit your particular needs and style. All the windows in your bow window replacement can be fixed in their frames so that they do not open, and simply provide a stunning view of the outdoors. Each section can also be a casement, double hung, or awning window, capable of opening to let the fresh air into your home. The choice is yours!

Just because bow windows can be rather large doesn't mean they undermine your efforts at energy-efficiency. Several types of glass are available, including double-pane glass, triple-pane varieties, and windows that use argon as an insulator.

Bow windows can be seen as easy additions to make the room even larger. That's because bow windows gently curve out from the exterior of your home, adding more space than traditional "flat" windows do.

Depending upon how large it is, that extra space can be used in a variety of ways. Smaller windows might simply provide a better view and more places to sit the things you enjoy, such as a vase of flowers or a few framed photographs. Larger bow windows can add enough space for a reading nook, complete with a curved seat.

Though larger bow windows might require additional structural support for installation, a professional window contractor can tell you exactly what is needed before you make the decision to purchase bow windows for your home.


About the Author

Shannon Dauphin is a freelance writer based near Nashville, Tennessee. Her house was built in 1901, so home repair and renovation have become her hobbies.



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