Stained Glass Transom Windows For Elegance, Style & Curb Appeal!

Posted June 12th, 2017 by ssgadmin
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Add Value To Your San Antonio Home With Stained Glass

There are things on your house that can make or break it style wise.  These little details are what take your home from ordinary to extraordinary.  In some cases you may not even notice them anymore but they were there when you bought them and likely caught you attention. Things like well-decorated eaves, an artistically wrought iron gate or finely crafted molding.  Each of these individually made up a perfect picture that drew you to the house you live in and convinced you it was worth spending the next 30 years paying for it!  One such feature that, is often overlooked by homeowners but that we, at Scottish Stained Glass, know can make the difference in making your house more sellable when the time comes to sell your home is–a stained glass transom window.

Stained Glass Transom Windows For Your San Antonio Home

For those of you who may not know off the top of your head what a transom window is–you are not alone!  Although you have probably seen them and even have them on your San Antonio home, the name transom is often an unknown word. Transom windows are the windows, often cresent shaped that sit a few feet other windows on your home.  See an example below.

Transom windows add a elegance to any home and even more so when they are made of stained or leaded glass.  Stained, textured or leaded glass also adds another level of privacy from these windows that can sometimes be loomingly large.  This investment in stained glass on your transom window now, will mean more money and greater curb appeal when you go to sell your home in the future.   Not to mention the beauty and enjoyment you will get out of your stained glass transom while you live in your home!

If you have transom windows on your San Antonio home and have questions about pricing or designs for them, contact us today for a free consultation and to get one step closer to the home of your dreams and a nice profit when you sell!

Stained Glass Kitchen Windows Increase Kansas City Home’s Value

Posted June 12th, 2017 by ssgadmin
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Stained Glass Kitchen Windows For Your Kansas City Home

The Kansas City you see today is a far cry from the KC just ten years ago! Business is booming and the real estate market is no exception. Fetching the asking price on your home in a market like Kansas City’s is the norm and some buyers are even willing to go above it. But as you probably know, real estate is a volatile market and the market could change drastically by the time you are ready to sell your home. Sure, selling a home is easy right now, but it will not always be such a “sellers” market here in Kansas City or anywhere for that matter. As a smart homeowner, looking to ensure your home will sell well in the future, investing in features now that add value to your home and attract potential buyers is key to your long-term success. One such feature that we have seen work wonders for those selling their homes, even in a buyers market, is kitchen stained glass.

Stained Glass Windows In Your Kansas City Kitchen

As we mentioned, selling your Kansas City home may not even be something you are considering right now–but it probably will be something you will be doing one day. This is why we suggest looking into kitchen stained glass for your home now. First off, all stained glass in your kitchen is a fantastic design feature. It has numerous niches it can fill- everything from cabinet doors for style to privacy on you windows facing other houses for function. The stained glass windows you put in your kitchen are sure to delight you, your family and friends for years to come, of that we are sure. As if that wasn’t reason enough, let’s not forget how pivotal stained glass windows in the kitchen of your Kansas City home will be when you finally sell! As you have probably heard time and time again, kitchens and bathrooms are what sell homes and dollar for dollar add the most value after renovations. It is a fact that stained glass on a home allows for a higher asking price. Also, it is so beautiful it adds immense appeal for potential buyers. They will not soon forget such a standout feature and when comparing your home to other homes for sale, yours will surely be at an advantage because of your kitchen stained glass. For these reasons, putting a stained glass window in your Kansas City home’s kitchen now is a very real investment in your home’s future.

If you are interested in a stained glass entryway window or have questions on other types of stained glass windows for your Kansas City home, contact Scottish Stained Glass today. We are happy to answer any of your questions and schedule a free consultation.

Stained Glass Entryway Windows Add Value To Your Houston Home

Posted June 12th, 2017 by ssgadmin
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Stained Glass Windows For Your Houston Home

Houston is a great place to live right now. Business is booming and more people are taking advantage of the real estate market to buy and sell homes in the Houston area. Although, as you surely know, real estate markets can be volatile. Even though selling homes is easy now, it will not always be such a “sellers” market. As a prudent homeowner, looking to the future sale of your home, in a market that remains a mystery until that time, there are things you can do now, to ensure, when the time comes to sell your Houston home, you have features that add value to your home and attract potential buyers. One such feature that we have seen work wonders for those selling their homes, even in a buyers market, is stained glass windows added to entryway windows.

Stained Glass Window For Your Houston Entryway

As we mentioned, selling your Houston home may not be on your radar right now or if it is but realistically, you will probably one day look to sell it. In which case, stained glass windows on your home’s entryway are a great way to make sure it sells easily when the time comes. The reason for this is two-fold. First of all, adding stained glass to a house anywhere is an investment with a guaranteed return because stained glass is a desirable feature on a home. Since the windows are on the front of the house and visible from the street they add curb appeal which your real estate can calculate into the asking price of your home and is usually significantly higher than what you paid for the window itself. Secondly, houses with stained glass windows in their entryway are always a hit with potential buyers. This gorgeous and prominent feature is the first thing a buyer will see when they view your house and gives your home a leg up on other comparable homes. For these reasons, putting a stained glass window in your Houston home’s entryway now is a very real investment in your home’s future.

If you are interested in a stained glass entryway window or have questions on other types of stained glass windows for your Houston home, contact Scottish Stained Glass today. We are happy to answer any of your questions and schedule a free consultation.

Why Stained Glass Is Perfect For Your Fort Collins’s Bathroom!

Posted June 9th, 2017 by ssgadmin
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Stained Glass In Fort Collins

Your home is your castle and a place where you want to feel comfortable, happy and secure. This is especially true for Fort Collins’s homeowners who take great pride in their homes, yards and overall appearances. The houses in Fort Collins are beautiful, many of them from the late Victorian era or early 20th century. The time periods from which these houses are from paired with the fastidious nature of Fort Collins’s homeowners make stained glass the perfect fit for houses in the area. While stained glass is great for any room in your home, the bathroom, in particular, is a fantastic place for it and here is why.

Why Stained Glass Is Perfect For Your Fort Collins Home’s Bathroom

The most obvious reason and the reason we hear most frequently for bathroom stained glass is, of course, privacy. Your business is, after all, none of anyone else’s business. Often times bathroom windows face your neighbor’s kitchen or living room window, meaning one slip-up closing the blinds or accidentally leaving the curtains open, ends up in an embarrassing show for both parties. Stained glass windows are the solution to this problem. The let you enjoy all the benefits of natural light in your bathroom, without letting in the eyes of the world around you. Additionally, our signature stained glass Aspen pattern is the perfect fit for the lovely Fort Collins’s landscape and proximity to nature. Another great pattern that fits the decidedly vintage look of Fort Collins is our Macintosh or Greene and Greene stained glass.

Fort Collins’s Stained Glass Experts

At Scottish Stained Glass, we have over 25 years of experience in designing, creating and installing stained glass windows. We blend Old World techniques with modern technology to give you the very best stained glass windows money can buy. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and to get going on the home of your dreams!

Great Reasons For Family Crest Stained Glass In Your Salt Lake City Home

Posted June 8th, 2017 by ssgadmin

Stained Glass Family Crest Windows In Salt Lake City

Stained glass is known for being many things. For some, it relates to depictions and iconography the church has of Saints, Angels and even of God/Jesus. For others is represents specific design periods and trends from Victorian to Mid-Century Modern and Macintosh to Greene and Greene. Still, others see it as a function of privacy; a way to keep the the eyes of the world out of your home, while at the same time preserving the transfer of natural light. While all of those are very real things stained glass represents or is used for, one very special way to use stained glass on your Salt Lake City home is for a custom-made family crest.

Why Buy Family Crest Stained Glass?

Stained glass is something that has been around quite some time and the reasons for buying any type of stained glass are plentiful:

  • Beauty
  • Privacy
  • Style

While family crest stained glass falls easily into all those categories, there are a few other reasons family crests stand out as a good purchase for your home.

Family Crest Stained Glass As An Heirloom:  What better way to create something that will be special to your family and last for generations to come than with a family crest stained glass piece.  Stained glass is durable and easily repaired/restored by a trained professional.

Family Crest Stained Glass As A Special Gift:  Finding the right gift for family members can be difficult.  Whether it is for a birthday, anniversary or wedding stained glass with a family crest on it makes perfect sense for nearly anyone you may have on your list.

Scottish Stained Glass For Salt Lake City Home’s Family Crest Stained Glass Window

At Scottish Stained Glass we have decades of experience creating custom stained glass.  We have done quite a few crests in our time and know how to help you individualize them, while still giving them a very clear crest like esthetic.   We will help you customize the shapes, colors, and images that best fit the family crest you are trying to have created in stained glass.  Best of all these family crest windows can be removed from your home should you ever decide to sell so they can still be passed down to the next generation, no matter where you live.  For more information about family crest stained glass in Salt Lake City, contact us today!

 

 

 

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