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How to Choose Windows for Every Room in Your Home

Every room in your home has a different set of requirements and, therefore, may need different window styles. To help you, here’s a quick guide on how to choose replacement windows for every room in your home.

 

How To Choose Windows For Every Room In Your Home

Living Room

The living room is usually the biggest room in the house so it needs as much natural lighting as possible. Take full advantage of strong but even lighting that comes through south-facing windows by installing windows with large glass areas, such as bay and bow windows. Window walls are another option, though they may reveal too much of the living room when viewed from the curb.

If you have east- or west-facing windows, choose window glass with low emissivity (Low-E) coatings. They help block ultraviolet (UV) rays and heat from the sun, which can make your indoor space more comfortable as well as prevent fading on fabrics. Low-E coatings are proven to be so effective that Renewal by Andersen® energy-efficient windows all have this feature.

Kitchen

Kitchens are always busy. It needs no-fuss windows that allows natural light in, but in a way that complements the other lighting fixtures in the kitchen. Operable windows are essential to easily purge kitchen odors and excess humidity that comes from cooking, but you need the kind that requires minimal effort to open and close. Sliding windows are the ideal window style for kitchens, though if you prefer a more traditional look, double hung windows are a great option, too. Our double hung windows feature counterweights in the frames, which make it easier to lift the sashes.

Bedrooms

Bedroom windows should double as egress windows as required by international building codes. This means bedroom windows should have a minimum opening size at a minimum sill height. The occupant should be able to open the window in an uncomplicated manner. Double hung windows are the best window style because they’re familiar and easy to operate, and can be built to the right size.

Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis is your leading provider of popular replacement window styles, including casement windows. Give us a call at (314) 983-9977, or fill out our contact form. We serve customers in St. Charles, MO, and nearby areas.

Reviews

"Renewal was fantastic! They kept you in the loop from ordering to installation. They informed you at every step of the process of what was happening. The installers were kind, courteous, and professional. Everything was cleaned up after the installation. It was as if they hadn't been there except to see your beautiful new windows. I highly recommend them."

Angie Klevorn
Nov 21, 2023

"3rd time using RBA for window replacement. Again, a very positive experience, the windows are great, the installation was done right, the professionalism was apparent from start to finish. Still have existing windows to be replaced and will definitely use RBA again to do it in the future."

Doug Dick
Nov 21, 2023

"Renewal by Andersen was a good experience for us in replacement of our windows. From the initial meeting with the sales representative, Leslie, through the waiting period for manufacturing, and then to the installment process, our experience was excellent! Communication is key for me and we were kept informed and updated as our windows were being ordered and manufactured. Calls to update us on the installation process were welcomed and appreciated. They know how much is too much so they don't pester you with unnecessary contact. We love our new windows!!! Did I say that already??😂 We can tell a major difference in reduced Street noise and also the temperature at our windows. Excellent company, highly recommend!!"

Paula Null
Nov 15, 2023

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