As we are ripping out most of the downstairs (we didn’t mean to, one thing lead to another), we thought we might as well get the exterior doors and windows replaced at the same time – any damage to the walls can be fixed a lot easier if the room isn’t ‘finished’.
The new bay windows. These are thicker double glazing, with extra layers of lamination to keep the road noise from intruding into the lounge. They are a little bit low, so they are also reinforced.
The new kitchen window is tinted. The evenings in the summer have direct sunlight, it gets far too hot! It’s an inwards tilt and turn, so no difficulties reaching over the worktops to open or close the window.
The patio door has been replaced with a 2 section opening bi-folding door. Like the glass in the kitchen window, it’s tinted triple glazed. It has a low profile design, do should minimise step height between the future patio and the inside. It really opens up the space we have.
The front door has also been replaced!