As the world of modern building grows and changes, there are now more ways to build a home than ever before. That being said, glass is now being used more and more in the facades of homes than anyone could have ever imagined. Glass is a wonderful way to make a home look beautiful, seem airy and light, and even somewhat ethereal. Glass facades are now more common than ever but that does not take away from the beauty and magic of a full glass façade, which is a great addition to Glass remodels projects.
Curtains and Window Dressings:
Though glass facades are beautiful in and of themselves, they can provide little privacy in highly populated areas. In areas where other homes or residents are close it may be necessary to utilize window dressings, curtains, or other decorative window items. Having a modern glass façade may very well be an opportunity to show off your draping skills, to show off beautiful window dressings that you may have, and even to create a beautiful effect with the use of curtains and window dressings. Window dressings can also help create a mood, can help to make a home with a glass façade more cozy, and can even help to transform the look and feel of a glass façade.
Often with a glass façade, the home is more likely to be brighter, have more natural light, and can even act as a greenhouse or sun room. With a glass façade, users have the added option to have more natural light and even to grow plants in the home. With a glass façade, users are able to let in as much natural light as they want and can make a room seem far bigger and more beautiful simply by letting in some light. Glass facades offer the chance for animals and people alike to bask in the sun without some of the harmful damage that direct sunlight may cause. Many times, glass used in a glass façade has uv protection meaning that users can take in the sunlight without taking in the harmful rays.
Adding Visual Interest:
Visual interest is the most obvious reason for a glass façade. With a glass façade users can showcase the interior of their home, can choose colored glass, can add cross members and metal structures to help add visual interest. With a glass façade, users have the opportunity to make a huge impact on anyone that sees the façade. With an impressive façade that is made of an atypical material like glass, there is far more chance that passerby will be interested in the looks of the façade, how it was made, what it is like, and more. With a glass façade users have the opportunity to truly create a work of art that is not only beautiful, but also fully functional as a home. Glass facades are now more durable, usable, and viable than they once were. What was once an idea that was few and far between is now more popular and possible than ever before. It is always best to consult an architect when it comes to building your own glass façade.
+Ken Uhrich likes houses. In fact he lives in one. You can drop him a line at the Custom Home Group website.