If you have ever seen a photo of a home and wondered what it was that made everything just look a little better than normal, it was probably because the house had a ton of natural light.
Large windows in common areas, like those in the Chelsea pictured above, can add a much needed touch to lift a space from dim to bright and airy. To get the most bang for your buck:
You may decide that you need better sources of natural light. You can of course add windows to a room, or make existing windows larger, but other ways of adding natural light include adding doors that have windows, or adding skylights.
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Image by Nathan Turner, Alturas Homes