Tips for Choosing the Right Window Size for Your Home

When selecting new windows for your home, there are a number of essential factors to consider. Many homeowners already know about the pros and cons of various materials, such as wood, vinyl or composite, as well as the styles that fit well with the aesthetic of their homes, be it casements, sliders or double-hung windows.  

Another factor to think about is the appropriate size of the window. While there is no strict formula to observe, there are a few guidelines that you can follow to maximize your investment.


Orientation of the Windows


Larger-sized windows oriented toward the north can capture the heating benefits of the winter sun. In the summer months, these north-facing windows can be easily shaded with awnings and eaves. To prevent heat from leaking out during the cooler season and to reduce heat gain in the warmer months, keep south-facing windows small. 


If you are not too certain with the specifications, seek out a window replacement specialist to guide you through the installation process.


Other Considerations


  • When shopping for new windows, make sure that the sills, also called window ledges, are low enough so that you can see the outside when you are seated.

  • If the window unit is too close to the floor, generally, it will require safety or tempered glass.

  • If the room has a high ceiling, install windows that are tall enough to make them look proportionate.

  • Remember to leave enough space above the window unit for curtain rods and other window coverings.

  • Consider other design elements of the house when determining the height and width of the window.


When it is time to replace your old, drafty windows or perform a roof repair after a storm, turn to Pressure Point Roofing, Inc. Our skilled and experienced team aims to deliver the style and functionality your Medford, OR, home deserves. Call (541) 249-7876, or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment. We look forward to transforming your dream home into a reality!

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