Spring Up Some Change: Go for Replacement Windows in Lubbock and Midland TX
Does the shift in seasons leave you wanting to refresh a worn-out, uninspiring room? Or maybe you’re looking to incorporate some little details to make a big impression on your guests? Whatever the case, you have to be in-the-know about the current home trends and how you can integrate them into your next project.
For example, wood has been dubbed as the “new neutral.” In Texas, many are leaning toward wood textures; its raw appearance provides limitless design flexibility from engineered ceilings to reclaimed furniture. If you are looking to change your window frames to wood, the article has this tip to share:
Wood — Wood comes from trees with a range of characteristics, such as grain, color and sap content. Cladding is a strong layer of metal over the wood, providing extra protection and low-maintenance benefits with no exterior painting required.
Manipulated metals like copper, pewter, nickel and aluminum are also getting noticed – the versatility of these materials makes them great additions to any home style. Beyond the frame material, however, those who are planning for replacement windows in Midland TX should consider the right type of glass to withstand the hot Texas weather:
Exceptionally hot/harsh sun exposure — Rather than window material type, glass and window location is key. The right glass can help protect against UV exposure and keep interior furnishings from fading.
Choose insulated Low-E glass, which reduces the amount of heat entering the home and lowers cooling needs. It also blocks up to 85 percent of harmful UV rays that cause interior fading.
To get the most out of your home improvement project, get a free in-home consultation and estimate from Jones & Associates, a trusted contractor for replacement windows in Lubbock TX, Odessa, and other cities in West Texas. They’ve completed over 9,000 projects in Lubbock so if you’re looking for a contractor to trust, always remember that “The Proof is in the Pudding.”
(Article Excerpt and Image from Idahopress.com, Shedding light on replacement windows, February 16, 2014)