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4 Tips for Bringing More Natural Light into Your PA Home

Let the Sunshine In with S&S Remodeling Contractors!

Welcome to S&S Remodeling Contractors, your expert exterior remodelers serving greater Brookhaven, PA! We understand the importance of natural light in a home. It not only enhances the overall aesthetic appeal but also brings numerous health and wellness benefits. If you find your home lacking in natural light, fear not! We’ve got you covered with these four tips to bring more sunshine into your space.

1. Install New, Energy Efficient Windows

Installing new, energy-efficient windows is a smart investment that offers multiple benefits. First and foremost, these windows can significantly reduce energy consumption and lower utility bills by preventing heat loss during the winter and minimizing heat gain in the summer. The improved insulation also enhances the overall comfort of your home, eliminating drafts and maintaining a consistent indoor temperature. Additionally, energy-efficient windows contribute to a more sustainable lifestyle by reducing your carbon footprint and conserving valuable natural resources.

With increased natural light and better sound insulation, these windows elevate the ambiance of your living spaces and create a quieter, more serene environment. In the long run, installing new, energy-efficient windows not only adds value to your property but also brings a sense of pride in knowing you’re making a positive impact on both your wallet and the environment.

2. Opt for Light-Colored Interiors

The color of your walls and ceilings can significantly impact the amount of light reflected in your home. Light-colored surfaces tend to bounce natural light, making the room appear brighter and more open. Consider painting your walls in soft tones like whites, creams, or pastels. Additionally, using light-colored furniture and décor can further amplify the effect of natural light, creating a welcoming and airy ambiance.

3. Choose the Right Window Treatments

While curtains and blinds are great for privacy and controlling light, heavy and dark-colored window treatments can obstruct natural light from entering your home. Instead, opt for sheer curtains, light-colored blinds, or shades that allow ample light to filter through while still maintaining your privacy. You can also consider tiebacks or curtain holdbacks to keep the treatments away from the window during the day, maximizing sunlight.

4. Trim Overhanging Trees

Exterior elements can also impact the amount of natural light in your home. If you have trees with overhanging branches that shade your windows, consider trimming them back. This simple step can make a significant difference in the amount of sunlight that reaches your interior spaces. Additionally, a well-maintained landscape not only enhances the overall curb appeal of your home but also allows more light to penetrate through your windows.

By implementing these four tips, you can transform your home into a bright and inviting space, filled with the warmth of natural light. Not only will it elevate the aesthetics of your living spaces, but it can also positively impact your mood, productivity, and overall well-being.

When you are ready to bring more natural light into your PA home, call S&S Remodeling Contractors for a free consultation at 610-876-0440. Our 5-star rated and fully insured team of experts is here to help you create the home of your dreams!

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  • Avatar Lance Minka ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Installed 2 windows and 2 doors in less than 2 days at my condo. The whole process was very professional. I contacted a total of 6 contractors and S&S were the only ones that were willing and able of giving me a quote. Julian came over and walked me through all my options and the process from start to finish. Chris … read more the only installer was exceptional and very detail oriented. Overall very happy with the results and would recommend them to anyone looking to get remodeling work done.
  • Avatar Jessica Mesaros ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Honestly the whole process was seamless! Everyone from Julian, Gavin, Nancy, To Chris was very professional, reachable, and great to work with. We love our new doors and they came super fast! Chris the contractor was awesome
  • Avatar Love Stuffins ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    Julian and the team at S&S Remodeling Contractors are fantastic! Working with them to update the exterior of my vacation home was an absolute pleasure from start to finish. From the initial consultation to the final installation, they were knowledgeable, professional, and a pleasure to work with. The quality of their … read more work is top-notch, and my new roof, siding, windows, and doors have brought new life to my home. I would highly recommend S&S Remodeling Contractors to anyone looking to update their home's exterior. Thanks, Julian, for a job well done!
  • Avatar Katherine Goodwin ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    S&S Remodeling did a spectacular job installing my new windows & patio sliding door!! I appreciate the opportunity to work with a longstanding local business. The S&S workers were very courteous and true "Skilled Masters" of their craft. They took care of every detail as specified, applied extra … read more seals, cleaned up and even helped to ensure to put up safeguards to prevent any insects or debris from coming into my home. In addition to adding a new look & feel to my home, they also took the time to explain the process and functionality of my new windows and patio door. I'm very thankful for their top-quality efforts!!
  • Avatar Janet Freeman ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Replaced screened in porch with a sun room.
    My wife and I always worry that when we hire someone to do a job for us that they’re talented and will they be nice people. You can understand our anxiety of doing our first big project, our screened in porch that has been here for 60 years! Well you guys did it well and Christopher
    … read more and Austin were the best. Electrician additions were nicely taken care of. Hooray for S & S!! And thank you so very much for doing a fantastic job…..Jan and Den
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    Sean was a great point of contact for us at S&S. Very communicative and responsive. Worked with us and our hours of availability, and made sure to check in before and after the roofing project. Let alone the project came out looking great with no mess left behind. Big fans of S&S after this experience

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