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April 4, 2017
Velux operable skylights brighten any space large or small, and increase air flow for a healthier living environment.

Ramp up your healthy living quotient with more light, better air flow; operable roof windows from Velux this week...(read more)

February 23, 2015
The Glass Studio
Windows are an architectural blessing. However, when that view has become compromised, it is possible to create a fresh image by installing a stained glass window.

One of the most common challenges that I am asked to address by readers is what to do about windows. It may be that they have windows that are an awkward shape, or placed too high or too low. Others have too many windows, or too few. Should you always cover windows with draperies? Or blinds? Or when can you leave them bare? There are a variety of solutions depending on your need for privacy and light, as well as the architecture and style of your home....(read more)

June 30, 2014

Dear Debbie,


We have recently moved into a modern condominium that has floor-to-ceiling windows in the living area and bedroom. The windows make the small space feel larger, but I feel like I am living in a fishbowl. Window coverings are expensive. What would you suggest?


Dear Cameron,

This is one of my personal challenges as well. I find the big city views from our condo captivating, and maximizing on natural light always cheers and refreshes a living space. But sometimes all that glass is too much of a good thing.

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