Homeowners are continuing to create spaces that naturally transition outdoor elements into their homes, and picture windows are just one way they’re easily doing it.
Known for their large, unfragmented framing structures, picture windows are frequently placed in spacious rooms, such as your living room, and allow for plenty of sunlight and natural scenery.
Finding Your Picture Window Size
The following is an Average Picture Window Size chart created by Modernize to help you estimate your window opening height and width with standard picture window sizes.
Pros & Cons to Picture Windows
You’ll want to pick a spot in your home that will optimize the sunlight entering and maximize the benefits and features of picture windows which can be both aesthetically pleasing and strategically satisfying. A few pros of these window solutions include:
- Great views
- Easy maintenance
- More affordable in comparison to double hung or casement windows
One thing you’ll want to note is that picture windows do not have ventilation and, since they allow for more sun exposure, it may mean additional unwanted solar heat gain. However, you can remedy that by adding a tint or low-e coating to your picture window.
Are Picture Windows for You?
If you’re looking to make a difference in your home without making a radical change, then picture windows may be picture perfect for you, and there are plenty of options to choose from such as:
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