Creative Ways To Recycle Your Old Windows
Window Of Opportunity
With a little time and creativity you can soon up-cycle your old windows into something beautiful and useful for your home. Old windows generally end up in landfill so this is a great way to preserve and make functional pieces of art or furniture for your home.
Anyone into DIY knows how good it feels to be able to upcycle and reuse old items. Upcycling old windows, is an inexpensive and environmentally friendly way of making functional and personalised items for your home.
Timber windows are the best type of windows to use for re-decoration; the wooden window frames are ideal due to their vintage old appearance unlike new PVC windows which hold no character.
Old windows can be found at car boot sales, skips, council tips, flea markets, and salvage yards. You or one of your neighbours may be having new double glazed windows fitted this is the ideal time to claim the old windows to reuse.
Usually homeowners replace their windows and doors because they are no longer energy efficient and usually need a facelift due to age. Newly fitted windows and doors instantly give your home a facelift and the old windows are perfect for upcycling into new and exciting home goods.
Old Salvaged Windows Given A New Lease Of Life
Browse the images below for inspirational ideas as to how to create something new and unique for your home