Keeping the sun or cold out in Dallas is always a challenge, especially when these climate changes happen within hours. If you own your home or rent, look into making some necessary changes. It may be time to spruce up your windows. There are many options to lighten up and repurpose windows so that they become a focal point of the room. Here are five ways to help you make your windows look like a million bucks, just in time to be able to enjoy the blossoming springtime views.

1. Replace

Best Buy Windows and Siding
1174 Commerce Dr. Suite #1174
Richardson, TX 75081
(972) 200-4485

Hours: Call for an appointment

In Dallas it’s either hot or it’s unusually cold, and that change can happen in just one day. If you have windows that are drafty, you know the pains of high energy bills. While window replacement is costly, you will be happy with the reduced energy bills and the increased value in your home.

2. Clean

Brown’s Cleaning
10521 Vistadale Dr.
Dallas, TX 75238
(214) 221-0649

Hours: Call for an appointment

If you can’t afford to go all out and replace your windows, then try having your windows professionally cleaned. While it may be more convenient for you to grab your cleaning supplies, it is also time and energy saving to have them professionally cleaned, especially exterior windows. Getting your windows professionally cleaned also improves the exterior appearance of your home.

3. Add Screens

Metal Craft
11071 Denton Dr.
Dallas, TX 75229
(214) 357-9431

Hours: Call for an appointment

Add screens to save energy. If you live in a home, you may experience the high costs associated with running the air conditioner non-stop during Dallas summers. Fortunately, you can reduce your energy costs by placing or replacing screens on your windows, especially eastern facing windows. Screens also give you the ability to open up your windows to let fresh air in without the hassle of pesty bugs invading your home.

4. Paint

Texas Paint
12835 Preston Rd, Ste. 217
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 239-0177
Hours: Mon to Fri – 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sun. – Closed

Break out the paint and paint brush. If new windows or screens still don’t fit your budget, try a fresh coat of paint. For those budget conscience homeowners and even renters, going to the paint store and getting a can of paint for your window frame will do the trick by adding some freshness and pops of color to your windows.

5. Drape

Juanita’s Drapery and Upholstery
213 S. Miemfield St.
Dallas, TX 75211
(214) 467-2618

Hours: Call for an appointment

Sprucing up drab windows with drapery, curtains or blinds may be one of the least expensive methods to change up your windows. If you are a renter or can’t afford any of the above options, buying new window treatments change the look of your windows considerably.

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Ivy N. Carter has been professionally writing since 1998 when she started writing for the Texas Southern University The Herald student newspaper. Since then Ivy has enjoyed writing for several magazines, newspapers, businesses and other publications throughout the country. She has a MBA is the owner of Written By INC a professional writing and editing company. Her work can be found on

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