Window Styles for Your Bedroom

 

Bedroom Windows allow light and fresh air to your bedroom along with proper ventilation. They are available in different size and styles. Basically, bedroom windows are of two types-fixed or operable. Always check the quality of bedroom windows as they are one of the unchangeable items of your home. Windows are an essential part of any room whether it is your bedroom, living room or kitchen. They allow the entrance of sunlight into your bedroom.. According to Feng Shui, the bedroom doors and windows should not behind you while you are sleeping.

Big windows for bedroom

Bedroom Windows offer various advantages

  • Light and view of the outdoors
  • Natural Ventilation
  • Emergency escape

While going to choose bedroom windows for your home, then certain important points should be kept in mind such as ease of operation, insulating effects, maintenance properties, price, safety factor, ease of cleaning, style and overall fit. If you neglect these factors, you have to face a lot of problem with the passage of time. 

Choices for Bedroom Windows

You can give personality to your bedroom with stylish and functional windows. A lot of styles and types are available in the market and you can choose the best one that will exactly suit your bedroom. There are various types of bedroom windows

  • Casement Bedroom Windows
  • Rotating Bedroom Windows
  •  Awning Bedroom Windows
  • Double Hung Bedroom Windows
  • Bay and Bow Bedroom Windows
  • Skylight Bedroom Windows

Casement Bedroom Windows

One of the practical styles for bedroom windows is Casement Windows. You can open casement windows like doors due to the presence of cranks or levers. Cleaning of casement windows is easy as compared to other windows because both inside and outside surfaces are accessible from indoors. You can couple this window with another type of window. There is no sealing problem in casement windows. Casement windows offer you the best ventilation as they open outwards almost entirely and circulate fresh air throughout your bedroom and other parts of your home.

Casement Bedroom Windows

(Casement Bedroom Windows)

Casement windows are more practical than the other windows due to its design construction. Vinyl casement windows are good to use as in simple windows, there are chances of water damage.

Rotating Bedroom Windows

Rotating windows are suitable for the bedroom as they allow good ventilation. Cleaning of these windows is easy. One side of the glass is equipped with reflective coatings. It is very easy to rotate the windows whether you want to open them inside or outside.

Awning Bedroom Windows

It is good to choose awning windows for bedrooms as they offer light and breeze when placed on high walls. Awning windows are hinged at the top of the wall and open out at the bottom using a crank handle. These windows offer a unique style and have some specific qualities such as energy efficiency, low maintenance and durability. You can maintain your privacy with these windows. When required ventilation, you can open the awning windows to some extent. You can place the awning windows next to the other windows or in columns. 
 

Awning Bedroom Window

(Awning Bedroom Window)

(This picture is contributed by "Riya".)

Double Hung Bedroom Windows

If you go for a unique style, then choose double hung windows for your bedroom. The pro of a double hung window is that you can open the top of the window while the bottom remains closed. You can place these windows anywhere in your home. Double hung windows allow proper ventilation; hence they are perfect for bedrooms.

Double Hung Bedroom Windows

(Double Hung Bedroom Windows)

(This picture is contributed by "Riya".)

 Bay and Bow Bedroom Windows

With bay and bow windows, you can change the entire look of your bedroom. They usually made of three adjacent windows or sections of windows in a series and give a curved look. The rooms having bay and bow windows receive greater amount of light as compared to the rooms having flat windows. Bay windows create a feeling of spaciousness in the bedrooms.

Bay & Bow Bedroom Window

(Bay & Bow Bedroom Window)

(This picture is contributed by "Riya".) 

Skylight Bedroom Windows

Skylight windows permit easy flow of light and air in to your bedroom. You can use skylight windows in small bedrooms where they allow a lot of light and also gives the illusion of larger space. You can open skylight windows outward. As these windows have trouble free mechanism to open and this mechanism support the windows firmly.

Skylight Bedroom Windows

(Skylight Bedroom Windows)

Maintain Proper Ventilation in Bedroom

If there is no proper ventilation arrangement in your bedroom, then there are more chances of high humidity, condensation and mould growth and the presence of house dust mites also. These factors affect your health and you may develop allergy related diseases such as asthma. Mostly today homes have low ventilation rate as these homes may prove harmful to your health. By using windows, you can make your bedroom proper ventilated.

The placement of the window is accurate so that it can open freely. You should also check the position of the bed otherwise the window may get touch to your bed.

Keep Your Bedroom Secure

If you have any kids in your home, then always keep safety latches and screens on all bedroom windows. Avoid placing furniture near the windows as your kids can climb on it to get to the window. The bedroom windows should be enough large so that in any emergency or in a fire tragedy, you can rush out quickly from the bedroom. You can install Casement windows as they are the simplest to secure. Always check the latch of the windows and if any problem with it, then you have to change the damaged hardware. You have to keep two windows in your bedroom so that you can easily come out in case of any emergency.

While Choosing BedroomWindows

You have to remember some important points while choosing windows for your bedroom.

  • Design the bedroom windows in such a way so that they can let in some fresh air in bedroom easily.
  • You should also know the height of the bedroom window and the direction of the house for the proper placement of bedroom windows.
  • Use energy efficient bedroom windows so that you will feel cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
  • Bedroom is your personal space so you have to choose such bedroom windows that will definitely give you privacy.
  • If you want more natural light in your bedroom, then you can go for skylight or larger bedroom windows. You can also choose innovative bedroom window styles like those with glass that automatically adjust to light levels.
  • While installing bedroom windows, you have to check the position of the bed so that they will not touch your bed.


 

 

 
10  Comment(s)
SAJEED SAYED
By SAJEED SAYED -  On  12/9/2013 1:36:20 PM
mind blowing concept
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 8/21/2012 5:47:27 PM
awesome window designs
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 5/27/2011 4:34:05 PM
this article is very usefull. harish sharma
 
vinay pandey
By vinay pandey -  On  3/14/2011 2:27:38 PM
hi,i m doing renovation in my house plz suggest me,entering is from east dirn,while entering the hall is there,and while entering on left hand side 1 bedroom,both bedroom and hall is having in north south direction,and after that gallery is that in that bathroom and toilet,on right hand side pooja room and kitchen is attached with a partition wall in between them they are in east west direction,and straight after finishing gallery 1 bedroom facing in east west direction
i want attractive colors for all of them and having a window in all,plz do the needful for me
 
tarun
By tarun -  On  11/13/2010 11:21:38 PM
I am doing renovation in my flat . My master bed room is 11x12 other bed room is 12x11 my dd is 16x18 pl suggest me colour of rooms and DD my one room is east facing other is SOUTH WEST AND my DD is in centre my kitchen is west facing
 
tarun
By tarun -  On  11/13/2010 11:20:35 PM
I am doing renovation in my flat . My master bed room is 11x12 other bed room is 12x11 my dd is 16x18 pl suggest me colour of rooms and DD my one room is east facing other
 
N.C.Simon
By N.C.Simon -  On  10/3/2010 10:33:38 PM
What should be the best direction of sleeping at bedroom
 
N.C.Simon
By N.C.Simon -  On  10/3/2010 10:31:59 PM
GOOD.
 
Anonymous
By Anonymous - On 1/26/2010 9:18:01 PM
it is a very helpful article.
 
pal s k
By pal s k -  On  3/18/2009 9:08:38 PM
required some recommendations on orientation of windows for better air circulation
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