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Key Design Considerations When Choosing a Kitchen Window

The kitchen is one of the most vital hubs of your household’s daily activities. That’s why you shouldn’t take your kitchen windows for granted. Don’t stick with just any traditional window style. In this post, Renewal by Andersen® of St. Louis, your top home remodeling company, presents some key design considerations to follow when choosing a kitchen window.

Key Design Considerations When Choosing a Kitchen Window

Incorporate Your Kitchen Color Scheme

Does your kitchen have simple and neutral colors, or something that draws the eye? Add treatments that immediately command attention. Shades or valances add color and character without distracting from the view. A well-thought-out kitchen color scheme can brighten up even the dreariest of mornings.

Use Your Window Sill

It’s a good idea to maximize every aspect of the kitchen. This includes the window sill. Increase the size of the windowsill for an ideal space to place small potted plants. It will also allow you to add other decorations. Consult Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis for the perfect kitchen windows.

Maintain a Safe Distance Between the Window and the Cooker

The May 2011 issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News recommends a range to be at least 12 inches away from a window. A fire on the stove can jump to curtains on the windows. A breeze from an open window can blow out the flame on a gas burner. This allows gas to build up unnoticed leading to a potential explosion.

Always Be Mindful of Ventilation

Windows, doors or other devices that open and close should provide natural ventilation. These should be at least 5% of the total floor area. Open windows to add fresh air to your kitchen. Keep interior doors open and a combination of windows and exterior doors to create a draft. This way, you ensure the air doesn’t only enter, but moves through pushing stagnant, polluted air out.

Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis offers high-quality kitchen windows. We back each one with an outstanding warranty. Homeowners in and around St. Louis, MO, choose us for quality doors and windows. Give us a call today at (314) 332-2364.

 

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Lane Maxwell
Jun 28, 2022

"The two installers were great! They were polite and hard working and they cleaned up all the outside and inside. It was like they were never here. As for the windows, I love them, not only looks great, they are efficient. Now every window in my home has Renewal by Anderson."

Mark Palsgrove
Jun 23, 2022

"We had the pleasure recently of having Andersen replace all of our windows. From the very first interaction with the office personnel through the completion of the project, they have been nothing but professional. From Brian our sales rep to Christina the appointment scheduler, they were a pleasure to interact with. Installers Keith, John, and Evan were fantastic to work with. They went above and beyond to repair an area which was slightly damaged during the removal of a window...caulked and painted it. They took extra precaution to ensure the floors were covered while working inside and cleaned up each day inside and out. We love the look of our new windows and can't wait to enjoy the savings in utilities they'll provide. Thanks so much Renewal by Andersen!!"

Kevin Corrigan
Jun 15, 2022

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