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Kitchen Design Tips: How to Choose a Window

Windows are essential in any kitchen space since they contribute to its overall design, ventilation and lighting. That said, it’s crucial to choose the right type of window for your kitchen. With all the different kinds of window styles on the market, it can sometimes be a challenge to select the best choice for your space. Here are some tips to help you.


This may not always be an obvious factor to take into account. But if you want to have extra space for decorations or potted plants, you might want to increase the size of your windowsill. You’ll surely appreciate the area and find a lot of different ways to utilize it.


You can have your windows serve as a sink backsplash, too. Instead of actual tiles, you can opt for horizontal windows that can bring in natural light and air from outside. Of course, if you’re not sure about the do’s and don’ts in using your window as a sink backsplash, it’s best to consult with an expert before starting your window replacement project.


Cooking, meal preparation and all other tasks you do in the kitchen require adequate lighting. This is where natural lighting can benefit you. Typically, with enough windows in your kitchen, you can save on electricity by keeping artificial lights to a minimum, at least during the day. Nevertheless, you should be careful about having too much sunlight in the room as well. Make sure that your windows can filter some of the light that’s entering your kitchen.

Looking for a bay or casement window? Renewal by Andersen® of Wyoming offers a range of window styles to match your home. Call us at (307) 472-2199, or fill out our contact form to request a free estimate. We serve customers in Casper, Laramie and Cheyenne, WY.


"We are very pleased with our new windows and sliding door. The crew showed up when they were scheduled and had to work through snow drifts. They all were very professional, efficient and respectful. They made sure we were knowledgeable about how to use the windows and had us inspect everything before they were done. Great job!!"

Antonio & Peggy Escamilla
Apr 11, 2019

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