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How to Remodel Your Home to Let in More Natural Light

If you are tired of how dark and dreary the inside of your home seems, you may be ready for a change. Fortunately for you, there are lots of ways that you can renovate your home so that you can let in more sunlight throughout the day. Here are the top changes that you should consider making: 

Install New Windows 

Take a look at your current window frames – is much of them taken up wood or the frame design? Is there very little room for glass? If so, naturally, only a limited amount of sunlight is getting in. You should consider new frames and panes in this case. 

Check out windows in Georgina to see all the styles and designs available to you. Focus on styles that offer maximum surface area for glass. If possible, consider frames that increase the surface area of the window like a bay window so that even more light can be let in. 

Replace Exterior Walls with Glass 

A popular design now is to have a minimal number of concrete walls in your home. Instead, wherever possible, try to install window walls as exterior walls. This can drastically improve how much sunlight is allowed into your home. 

You may want to consider this feature in smaller rooms in particular. In doing so, you will not only brighten up the space but also make the room seem larger. This is also an excellent idea for any room facing the garden or another beautiful view. 

Consider Skylights in Rooms 

This can be a bit of a commitment but is a change that you should consider nonetheless. The great thing about skylights is that they let in sun for much of the day. See, with windows in walls, you are only capturing natural light when the sun is positioned in the proper position. 

Since the sun spends much of the time directly above your home and roof, though, you will be able to guarantee a steady stream of sunlight into your house. Of course, you should think carefully about which rooms you should implement this in. Living rooms and dining rooms will be a good spot but you may want to steer clear of bedrooms as you may end up being woken up too early in the morning. 

Use Tubular Lights for Hallways 

Hallways tend to be some of the darkest spots in the home. And, lights tend to do very little to brighten this space up. This is why you should consider tubular lights in this space. Now, they are similar to sky lights but they require less commitment. 

What is great about tubular lights is that they can be placed in most roofs with minimal fuss and expense. At the same time, they are great for letting in lots of natural light. This makes it the perfect feature for hallways and similar spaces. 

These are all the ways that you can remodel your home to let in more light. Consider these ideas and determine which ones may be most feasible for you. You will certainly not regret any of these alterations. 

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Malika Bowling

Malika is the author of several books including Culinary Atlanta: Guide to the Best Restaurants, Markets, Breweries and More! and the founder of Roamilicious. She is also a Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant. Follow us @Roamilicious on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for the content not shared on the blog. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter (subscribe box below) and never miss a contest, giveaway or the latest must visit restaurant!