Making the Most of Bay Windows

If you are considering a new line up of windows in your home, there are plenty of things to consider. You want to get the best material, of course, and you want the style that will suit the home as well. If you have always wanted something like a bay window, now is the time to have it installed while you are making a change anyway. But you don’t want any bay windows in Loomis, CA to go wasted. The feature can be attractive on its own, of course, but there are ways to maximize the feature. Whether you are putting in new windows and adding a bay window, or you are buying a house with bay windows you want to accentuate, here are some ideas to help you make the most of them.

Idea 1: Create a Window Seat
The most common use for the space at the foot of bay windows is a window seat. You can place a custom-designed cushion in the seat or you can enjoy the beautiful bare wood with a throw blanket or pillow. The window is a great place for extra seating. It’s nice to sit in the window, read a book, and enjoy the view. It also acts as extra seating when you have guests. Adding a small table nearby gives you a workspace, and the sunlight often feels nice when you are sitting in the bay windows.

Idea 2: Extra Space
While bay windows are beautiful, they also offer practical purposes. They actually add extra space to a room. They work especially well in dining rooms where you might need more space for a long table and chairs. If you have a room that needs extra space, bay windows can make the room look and feel larger.

Idea 3: Built-In Desk
If you put in a bay window that is higher, you can use it as a desk and add a seat nearby. It’s nice to be able to get some work done while you overlook the garden or whatever view you have. Having a nice amount of light coming in can help raise your mood and inspire productivity as well.

Idea 4: Display Area
Bay windows are a great display area whether you have framed photos or holiday decorations you want to show off. They keep things out of the way where they are safe, but still in sight so you can enjoy them.

These are just a few of the things you can do to accentuate your new or existing bay windows. Think about how you would want to use them if you are putting in new ones so you can get the right size and features you want for your goals. The professionals at California Craftsman are here to consult with you about bay windows any time! Call us at (530) 887-1857 or stop by our showroom at 4035 Grass Valley Hwy Ste G Auburn, CA 95602 Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5 or Saturday by appointment!