Let there be light

A wall of windows and skylights can open up a dark and gloomy living space. Here's a list of "dos" and "don'ts" for adding light.

Window height
Adding light
Window height
DO put windows high on the wall for the best venting and light throughout the room.

DON'T forget that trickier installation hikes the cost of putting windows tight to the ceiling (by $400 each).

Skylights

Big windows

Height

Grouping

Shades
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