Do you dream of bringing more natural light into your home? We understand that this can be a challenge if you live in a smaller home, apartment, or condo.
One way that you can invite more light — or create the illusion of more light — is by using decorative glass partitions, interior windows, or doors. All of these options won't disrupt the natural flow of light through your home, while still maintaining privacy and function of each room.
Luckily for you, with modern technology, there are many types of glass you can use to transform a space and invite natural light into your home.
Below we have compiled 5 ways that decorative glass will transform your space.
The first type of decorative glass to consider is fluted glass.
Fluted glass is known for its distinctive groves that can add interesting textures and privacy in your home. Although fluted glass has a bit of representation for being old-fashioned, don't be so quick to dismiss it. In the right space, it can bring an interesting and modern feel. It is also one of the most affordable ways to introduce decorative glass to your home.
If you want to conceal specific areas of your home like bathrooms or staircases but don't want to miss out on natural light, consider fluted glass.
If you want a little more privacy than fluted glass, another decorative glass option that may work for you is frosted glass. This option works best for bathroom or bedroom doors where you want to introduce natural light into dark spaces. While frosted glass is a bit more modern than other options, it tends to be more expensive because it requires a layer of transparent glass with a frosted film added to both sides.
If you want the look of frosted glass but can't justify the cost, plastic products are often used to mimic the look of decorative glass at a lower price-point. If you decide to go with plastic, keep in mind that they aren't quite as maintenance-friendly or durable as glass, you may end up paying more in the long run if you don't take care of it.
Do you love colour? If so, coloured laminated glass is definitely the decorative glass option for you.
Highly customizable, coloured laminated glass is like stained glass for the fresh, modern homeowner. If you live in a house, apartment, or condo that has quirky interior windows, doors, partitions, and more, coloured laminated glass can add an incredibly stylish flair at an affordable price point.
If you are looking for a glass insert for a partition or french doors, we highly recommend using speckled glass. This decorative glass is the definition of modern. While offering an exciting texture experience, speckled glass is helpful for separating common areas where privacy is not a big concern.
However, if you are interested in going with speckled glass, be aware of the price. Creating this glass requires a more specialized and technical process that costs more than the other options mentioned thus far.
Carefully consider the element you choose to utilize your decorative glass. An entire glass partition can make your space feel smaller, while bay windows and archways can open a space and make it feel lighter. Think about the look you want to create and make sure your glass features work to your advantage.
Decorative glass can play a vital role in enhancing the indoor environment quality of your home while inviting an abundance of natural light into your home. Don't know where to start? Professionals will be able to help you make an informed decision about how to provide an interesting and feel to your space.
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