Creative Transom Stained Glass Designs for Your Austin Home

Posted January 4th, 2018 by ssgadmin

Austin is well-known for their vast art scene featuring numerous museums, theaters, art galleries, and music venues. With so much culture and activities offered, Austin’s population is the highest growing trend in all of Texas. According to Forbes, Austin is currently the second highest most over-valued housing market in the U.S., making it a consistent seller’s market. That’s great news for Austin homeowners looking for home renovations. A great idea for a low-key renovation project is updating your transom windows!

Transom Stained Glass Windows

Transom windows are generally smaller windows located above main windows, in-home doorways, and main entryways. With so many creative options in styling and color, these custom stained glass pieces can really transform any Austin home. Stained glass transoms really offers unique, artistic flair, making your Austin home stand out. From simple to elegant looks, stained glass transoms also provide privacy so your next door neighbors can’t see in from any floor of their home.

Transom windows are typically an outdated look built into older homes, so replacing them with stained glass is the perfect way to remodel them into contemporary pieces of art without having to compromise the structural integrity of your home.

Creative Examples of Transom Stained Glass Windows

Transom windows located above in-home doorways can often be out-of-date, making stained glass the perfect remodeling option:

This renovation our creative, local glass artisan team completed adds a touch of elegance and simplicity to an otherwise vintage home feature.

Colorful stained glass transom windows really bring that artistic touch Austin is known for:

This great stained glass addition adds privacy as well as curb appeal, really making this Austin home stand out!

Any unique transoms can be transformed with stained glass, without having to sacrifice that beautiful natural light, privacy, or aesthetics:

Call today for an in-home consultation on how we can transform your outdated transom windows: (512) 539-0455

Stained Glass Sidelights Provide Privacy for Your Houston Home

Posted January 4th, 2018 by ssgadmin

According to the New York Times, Houston’s housing market continues to be unsinkable even after Hurricane Harvey. The Houston area grows approximately by 400 people daily and builds 40,000 housing units a year, making it the nation’s largest new-housing market. This is unbelievable news for Houston home owners, especially since it consistently trends as a seller’s market. It’s always a great time for home owners to renovate their homes, in order to increase their resale value. A great starter renovation is always the entryway.

Privacy Stained Glass Sidelights

Sidelights in your Houston home entryway are a great starter option for renovation. Sidelights are often selling points in a home due to the fact that they let in an abundance of natural light, creating an open, bright entryway for great first impressions. The problem with typical, manufactured sidelights is the fact that they lack privacy, letting any neighborhood stroller to see clearly into your home and family. Not only is this a privacy issue, but it can definitely be a safety issue as well.

Blinds and drapes could be custom made for your sidelights, but they often take away from your curb appeal and restrains that beautiful natural light. The best option for maintaining aesthetics, safety, and privacy are stained glass sidelights.

Stained Glass Sidelights Renovation

The process begins with an in-home consultation with one of our highly experienced, local glass artisan. They meet with you to hand design the perfect style and color sidelights that complement the rest of your entryway and home. After taking thorough measurements as well, our artisans and design team bring these sketches to life. We work with you every step of the process, ensuring you love every piece of glass and design custom created for your Houston home’s new sidelights. After the sidelights are polished, waterproofed, and finalized, our experienced installers carefully install your home’s new pieces of custom art.

Call today to schedule an in-home consultation on how you can transform your entryway’s sidelights: (713) 827-8908

Adding Stained Glass to the Entryway of Your Denver Home

Posted January 4th, 2018 by ssgadmin

The real estate market in Denver is thriving right now due to the fact that Denver is the fastest growing city in the U.S. It’s definitely a seller’s market here, which is great news for Denver homeowners! With this strong, current trend in the real estate market, it’s a great idea to add more equity and curb appeal to your home and investment. Adding stained glass to your entryway can really add that special, unique touch to your Denver home!

Considering Privacy Stained Glass for Your Entryway

The standard glass featured in many entryways is great for allowing natural light into your home, but unfortunately doesn’t give any of the resident’s privacy. Privacy stained glass is a great option for those who want natural light in their entryways as well as reducing outside visibility. Blinds and drapes aren’t really options for entryways, so privacy stained glass is your best option for better concealment.

Increasing Your Denver Home’s Value

Adding stained glass to your entryway is a wonderful, creative way in quickly increasing your Denver home’s perceived and resale value. According to HGTV, home improvement projects cost approximately 20 to 25 cents to the dollar- the other 75 to 80 cents spent go directly back into the home through increased value. The entryway is also projected as the highest cost regained percentage in renovation at 85.6%, almost 10% higher than a kitchen or basement remodel. Remodeling your entryway is a great starting point to any home renovation since it’s the smallest project and highest cost regained investment.

Stained Glass Styles

Stained glass styles can range from antique to contemporary, from colorful to clear and textured. With so many different styles and colors to choose from, you can really create a custom piece of art for your entryway. We have talented, local stained glass artisans that will work with you every step of the way to custom make the grand entryway that will escalate your curb appeal!

Call today to schedule an in-home consultation about how we can transform your entryway: (303) 766-3811

 

Get Your Kansas City Home Ready for Winter with a Stained Glass Fireplace Screen

Posted October 31st, 2017 by ssgadmin
stained glass fireplace screen kansas city

It’s only a matter of time before winter hits Kansas City. Soon, it will once again be that time of the year where we can gather around the fireplace, drinking hot cocoa and sharing laughs with our loved ones. If you’re like many Kansas City residents and enjoy spending time around your fireplace during the winter, why not dress up your fireplace a little bit this year with a stained glass fireplace screen for your Kansas City home!
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Stained Glass Window For The Perfect Basement Remodel

Posted October 27th, 2017 by ssgadmin

Stained Glass For A Basement Renovation

Basement renovations are all the rage right now in Kansas City, as real estate booms and people flock to the Midwest, and across the nation. Renovating a basement can add not only square footage to your Kansas City home but also a significant amount of retail value. One thing we recommend considering for your basement remodel is stained glass windows. This simple but lively addition will turn any basement into a stunner and is relatively inexpensive. Read on to find out why we think basements are the perfect place for stained glass windows.

Stained Glass Windows For Your Kansas City Basement Remodel

At Scottish Stained Glass we have seen many boring basements turn into something spectacular with stained glass. If you are doing a renovation on your Kansas City home, this is the perfect time to add this wonderful and versatile feature. There are many reasons why we believe this:

Stained Glass Brightens Your Basement: Let’s face it–basements are dull and boring. However, stained glass can bring that pop of color to your basement remodel that really makes it stand out. Don’t settle for an average basement–get something you’re really going to love and somewhere you want to spend time with stained glass.

Stained Glass Covers Ugly Window Wells In Basement: Basements typically have ugly views of the ground, street or even worse, window wells. If you are taking the time to redo your basement, don’t settle for mediocre views or curtains. Instead get something lovely, personal and stylish like stained glass windows to cover the less than perfect views.

Beyond just treating the window with stained glass you are, of course always adding value to any stained glass window you add to your Kansas City Home. Contact Scottish Window Tinting for a free, stained glass window estimate for your basement today!

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