New Windows As Part Of Interior Design

 
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Old 12-22-2016, 04:44 PM   #1
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New Windows As Part Of Interior Design


I recently had an interior designer work with me to redo a window set to alter the interior design of the room. Existing windows were in good shape but she wanted a new style. This was a first for me. We are usually installing new windows because of worn out old drafty windows.

Wondering if others have had this happen and how frequently does it occur.

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Old 12-22-2016, 04:57 PM   #2
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Nope. I've added windows and moved windows, but never been asked to replace them just for looks. But my clientele rarely use interior designers.

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Old 12-22-2016, 09:13 PM   #3
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windows, doors, cabinets, flooring, siding.......

it's the keep up with the jonse's syndrome....
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Old 12-22-2016, 10:36 PM   #4
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Yes, I make about an extra $500 a year selling pre-owned windows on Craigslist at $20-$50 a pop.

Mostly vinyl windows that were replaced for style reasons.

Not necessarily driven by the Interior Designer though. There is one I work with though, who I can almost guarantee that she will recommend replacing a window or adding a window.

Real common request is to change window over kitchen sink, from Slider or single hung to an awning or casement, to improve the view.
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It really depends on the designer/brief; with high-end/high-budget clients this can happen, but it doesn't tend to be standard practice...
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