WINDOW CONSIDERATIONS FOR NEW HOMES
June 21, 2023
Expert Tips on choosing the right windows when planning the layout for your new home
Enhancing Natural Light and Airflow
When it comes to your windows, the size and positioning play a crucial role. Before purchasing windows, it’s essential to consider the layout of your home. Will the placement of windows affect the amount of sunlight that streams into the rooms throughout the day? Maximising the entry of natural light is often a primary consideration because of the warm, expansive ambiance it creates and the connection it fosters with the outdoor surroundings. If you desire ample daylight throughout the day, it’s worth planning windows on different walls to accommodate the sun’s rotation. This approach not only enhances natural lighting but also reduces the reliance on artificial lighting, saving you money in the long run.
To help you assess the natural light and determine the specific amount and proportion of glazing required based on climate, thermal insulation, and your home’s layout, we provide a complimentary on-site consultation. We also take into account the airflow within your home, ensuring that you can open windows on hot summer days to facilitate air movement while preventing excessive drafts on windy days.
Practicality and Functionality
When contemplating new windows, it’s important to consider the function of each room in order to plan the placement accordingly. For instance, a kitchen necessitates maximum light, ventilation, and space, along with adequate storage and wall space for appliances. Typically, kitchens benefit from well-positioned opening windows that are easily accessible for quick ventilation. On the other hand, living rooms and dining areas often benefit from a greater number of larger windows and doors, creating an open and spacious environment. Depending on your room and specific requirements, various window options are available, including Bi-fold windows, Casement windows, and Sliding windows.
Double Glazing Excellence
When constructing a new home, most people recognize the importance of double glazing. However, not everyone realizes that not all double glazing is equal. With over 40 years of experience serving our customers across Ireland, we are renowned for offering a wide range of technologically advanced double glazing products tailored to your needs. We provide comprehensive services for style, design, and installation of double glazed windows, working closely with your architectural plans and builders to ensure exceptional service, style, innovation, and quality.
If you are in the planning stage of your new home, we invite you to discuss your window options with us and discover how we can cater to your needs. For more information or to schedule a free, no-obligation appraisal, please contact us today.
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Established in 1979 Sean Doyle Windows Ltd is Ireland’s leading specialist manufacturer of quality windows and doors. One of the aspects which makes Sean Doyle Windows unique is the fact that we handcraft, design, manufacture and install all our own products from energy efficient windows to lift and slide patio doors to hardwood and composite doors.
Contact our Dublin or Roscommon showroom for a free quotation or to find out more.