Given the amount of time that both adults and children spend indoors while working or going to school, it’s no surprise to learn that most people prefer to live and work in buildings that provide a sense of connection with the natural world.  One of the best ways to achieve this connection to nature is by installing additional windows that provide a beautiful view. While additional windows have countless advantages, here are four key benefits they can provide to your home and to your personal well-being:

  1. Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

If you feel your home lacks sufficient curb appeal or that you need to update its appearance, consider that adding beautiful accent windows is one of the best ways that you can improve it.  Imagine how a lovely wood octagon or oval window could personalize and add character to the exterior of your home, helping its beauty shine and giving you a sense of satisfaction and pride of ownership.

  1. Increase Your Home’s Value

It’s no secret that with all of the natural light and curb appeal that they provide, additional windows can also increase your home’s value substantially. In today’s competitive market, making an investment in additional windows simply makes sense.  You may decide to upgrade all your windows at the same time, which can be an important factor when selling a home. You can rest assured that this upgrade will improve your home’s worth, which is an important consideration regardless of how long you plan to occupy your home.

  1. Expand Your Productivity

Besides contributing to a lower utility bill when compared with artificial lighting, the natural light that additional windows can provide has shown many health benefits. One of these key benefits is increased productivity, which is important for busy students and workers.  Consider the positive impact adding windows could have on reducing the time you spend on work, giving you hours back for the activities you most enjoy.

  1. Help Your Plants Grow

Many people love growing plants, but they live in climates where year-round gardening is either difficult or impossible. One option to consider is growing plants that are well-suited for the indoors where temperatures remain constant.  These plants thrive when they are placed near a window to receive adequate light. With the installation of additional windows, you can gain a fun new hobby as you care for your interior garden.

Installing additional windows in your home may seem daunting at first, but there are few renovations that provide such substantial improvement, not only to your home but also to your overall quality of life.