Whether you use it for family gathering or TV watching, the living room of your home is the place where things happen.
Like the community or conference room you see in hotels, the living room is not only the hotspot for family refreshment and activity, but also the default reception area for guests. Because of that, you’d want to give it extra care and attention in both design and layout.
However, a lot of the times, it’s the little tweaks that do the magic. You don’t have to repaint your wall or get a set of new furniture (unless you really want to) to make your living room look nice. Instead, a small upgrade — let’s say from vinyl windows to wood windows — will make a dramatic difference, and here’s why:
Impress Your Room with Flairs of Elegance and Warmth
With its long history and sparkling record, wood windows have gained a special place in the heart of every person. Not only does the thought of wood windows evoke a classic and sophisticated feel, it also creates an atmosphere of warmth and friendliness. People naturally gravitate to wood for its authentic touch, texture, and sophistication. So when you upgrade the windows of your living room to wood windows, you ultimately upgrade your entire room with a sense of richness and elegance only wood can provide.
Beautiful in Look and Great in Performance
No matter it is pine, maple, redwood, or any other species, you just can’t go with the wrong wood. Its authentic and natural appeal is simply incomparable. Wood windows are also energy efficient for offering the best insulating values among all other alternatives. The glass windows can also be coated with insulated glass coating to slow heat transfer and dramatically boost up the insulating of your wood windows. To protect your wood window and ensure its longevity, most companies offer aluminum cladding for extra support and customization options. Thanks also to state-of-art engineering, many wood windows now have an automatic locking system to keep you and your loved ones secured and happy.
Great for Your Home and the Environment
As an organic material, wood windows can be easily recycled without costing any environment havoc. If you’re concerned about the well-being of forests, you can always check out the company and see if their wood windows have been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). A FSC-certification guarantees that the wood product comes from a responsibly managed forest that seeks to preserve the native cultures and economics of the forest through sustainable harvesting. As you can see, choosing wood windows for your living room (or all parts of your house) is more than about you and your guests. It’s about the environment and good stewardship!
Enjoy the Goodness of Wood
Although slightly hefty in price, wood windows are an excellent living room décor. They are a beauty to behold and will generously give your entire room a royal charisma. Best of all, wood windows look great in all kinds of window treatment options. Be it flowing drapes, heavy curtains, and plantation shutters, the accessories you love so much will work great to bring out the eyes of the living room and make a memorable statement.
Guest Post Author Bio: Paul Kazlov is a “green” home remodeling enthusiast and an industry pioneer for innovation in home renovation. Paul writes for the Global Home Improvement blog and strives to educate people about “green” products such as metal roofing and solar. Follow him on Twitter @PaulKazlov