Custom Box Valance

One of the biggest trends in home decor today is the addition of a box valance to the window coverings of your home. Whether for a large bay windows or smaller bedroom and kitchen windows, a box valance adds an air of sophistication to traditional window coverings and can be made to match the existing décor of the home. Homeowners that have created their own custom window treatments for the home can use many of the same supplies to create a box valance that matches their window treatments perfectly.

Beginning The Project

Removing Aluminum Window Frames

Whether you’re removing aluminum window frames to replace them with more energy efficient double-pane units, or just to smarten up the appearance of the outside of your property; there’s absolutely no reason at all why you shouldn’t do the job yourself. Even if you’re not an experienced DIY home enthusiast who’s going to install the new windows yourself, there’s no need to let the company that is fitting the new window frames take your old aluminum ones away.

Double Pane Windows

If you need to replace the existing windows in your property you really should consider installing double pane windows. Double pane windows can be made to measure and bought in all the styles that ordinary single pane widows come in, yet a double pane window will have far superior energy efficiency.

5 Kitchen Window Styles

French Kitchen Window Style As the saying goes, the eyes may be the window to the soul, but your kitchen windows are the eyes, heart and soul of your home. They can make all the difference between an odd looking home and a beautifully designed home that features a light and airy kitchen.

For many homeowners, the kitchen is the most important room in the house because it is where the family shares the majority of their time together. As such, you must consider the kitchen window style if you plan on giving your home a face lift, an entire kitchen renovation or even just replacing the old windows that are already in situ.

The Five Styles

Bay Window Privacy

One of the major housing trends that has passed from generation to generation over the last fifty or so years is the bay window. Many new homes have one incorporated into their makeup and many older homes have them as standard as the majority of older homes were fitted with bay windows owing to common design traits that were employed by numerous building companies.