From the style to the color to how many windows you actually want to have installed, there are a lot of decisions you have to make as you consider replacing your home’s windows. These decisions will have long-lasting effects on your home’s visual appeal and efficiency.
There’s another decision that you’ll have to make that people don’t talk about as much: what to do with the old windows.
How to Utilize Your Old Windows
Many people elect to simply throw them away or have their window contractors haul them off to the dump, but there are plenty of things you can do with your old windows. From providing additional functionality to existing areas of your home or outdoor space to improving the aesthetic appearance of your home, there are lots of relatively simple ways you can repurpose old windows.
Here are a few ideas:
Use a Window As a Frame
One of the simplest options is to use your window as a frame. Whether you elect to put a family portrait or a beautiful landscape inside, your rustic window will serve as a unique frame. The dividing lines can draw even more attention to different elements of the photo.
Utilize Windows in a Kitchen Island
If you’re considering renovating your kitchen anytime soon, you should save a few windows. You can install your old windows into the sides of your new kitchen island. Depending on how much storage you need and how accessible you need the items inside to be, you can leave glass in as many of the divided sections as makes sense for you.
Build a Mini Greenhouse with Windows
Do you have a small garden outside and want to expand what you grow? Consider building a greenhouse with your old windows as the doors. The glass panels should draw in the sunlight, making sure that your plants get the necessary solar energy no matter the season.
The Texas Remodel Team Can Install Beautiful, Efficient New Windows
At Texas Remodel Team, we will make your next window installation simple, efficient, and affordable. Whatever you decide to do with your old windows, we ensure that your replacement windows match your vision, enhance your home’s visual appeal, and approve its energy efficiency.
Give us a call to learn more, or fill out our online form to schedule a free quote.