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Denver, CO 800 . 545 . 2416
Greater Montrose, CO 970 . 240 . 2884
Santa Fe, NM 505 . 988 . 2001

Welcome to the Age of Big Glass Windows & Doors

Posted: April 6, 2017

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Big Glass Windows and Doors Revolution

Homebuyers are willing to pay more for natural light and multiply living space.

Residential architects, builders, and developers are no longer held back from incorporating oversized glass in their exterior home designs. This natural light revolution has become a hit to both millennials and baby boomers.

Benefits of Big Glass

This big glass transformation of the home equates to: low energy bills, warm interiors, less outside noise, and aesthetics.

Builders also reap the benefits: three out of four surveyed home buyers said they’d pay a $4,000 premium for a large retractable glass sliding door, according to John Burns Real Estate Consulting, an independent research and advisory firm.

Surging demand to meet numerous big glass strategies include:

Mulling Windows

Designers and builders are implementing mulling arrangements that can include many formats from double- and single-hung, glider, awning, and casement to innovating corner windows for panoramas.

Large Glass Doors

A seamless transition from indoor and outdoor space, life-and-slide, multi-slide, and bi-fold glass doors are in play.

Large Windows

Home buyers are seeking single-hung, double-hung, and casement windows. They are looking for bigger sizes. Marvin double-hung windows, for example, are now available in standard sizes up to 5 x 10 feet. Single fixed casement windows are now offered at sizes up to 6.7 x 10 feet.

What’s next?

Bet on bigger. Today any interior space can be transformed by big glass windows and doors to feel even larger and more connected to the outdoors.

Source: Builder.com

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