There is a talk a lot about how new doors and windows can enhance the outside look of your home. But did you know that they can also be used on the inside of your home as well?
Reason 1: Glass Doors Inside Add More Natural Light
Replacing interior walls with gliding doors and French doors increases the distance that the light coming in from the windows in one room of your house can travel to the interior. This wall replacement is beneficial to you for three different reasons.
First, it will lower you power bill. With having more natural light available to you in more rooms in the house, you won’t have to turn on the lights in these interior rooms as often during the day.
Second, natural light is good for your health, especially during the cold Cincinnati winters. Our bodies need natural light to function properly, and when we don’t get enough we see a decrease in how good we feel both physically and emotionally. By allowing as much natural light in to your home as possible, you can combat this decrease in emotional and physical wellbeing.
Third, removing walls and replacing them with gliding and French doors that you can see through will let you see the beautiful views outside of your home, from rooms that never had a view before. This enhanced view can help to lower stress better than feeling trapped in interior rooms with only walls to stare at.
Reason 2: Glass Doors Inside Create Sound Barriers
Instead of replacing a wall with an interior glass door inside your home, put a door where there is a space leading in to another room. By having a door across this once open space you are enhancing the look of this space with a beautiful door, but still allowing the natural light and view to come in to the rooms you just divided.
You are also creating an additional sound barrier in your home that you can control. This is extremely convenient for families. Then mom and dad can close both the children’s doors, as well as the room they are entertaining their friends in, so that they can still enjoy the company of friends and not wake their kids.
Reason 3: Glass Doors Inside Can Create a Better Flow
By replacing solid, interior doors with glass ones; you are creating a more open feeling in your home. This openness makes the home feel like it has a better flow to it and actually makes the interior look much bigger than it really is.
You can further enhance this feeling and the look of a room by not only putting glass doors inside your home, but by replacing part of the wall around this new door with decorative windows, as well.
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