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5 Ways You Can Improve a Bad Outdoor View

According to experts, there are many reasons why your windows are an important part of your home. For instance, thanks to your windows, you can improve your home’s ventilation, energy efficiency and even its aesthetic appeal. However, there is another passive reason why windows are important; they can allow you to enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your home. Unfortunately, you can’t always get what you want and there might be some instances when your windows don’t offer a good outdoor view. Thankfully, there are ways you can improve upon this.

Here are the five ways you can improve a bad outdoor view.

  1. Hang Distractions in Front of the Window – One way you can improve a bad outdoor view is by hanging distractions in front of the window itself. That way, you can divert attention away from the outdoors. According to experts, you can accomplish this by hanging items such as plants or treatments like curtains on your windows.
  1. Create a Focal Point With Plants or Sculpture Art – Alternatively, home improvement experts say that you can also improve a bad outdoor view by creating a focal point just outside your windows. One way this can be done is by adding plants or sculpture art by the window with the bad view so they’ll take center stage.
  1. Install Glass Film – On the other hand, if your window is a prominent part of the room and is also generously sized, consider using glass film to block the bad outdoor view that it’s giving you. According to experts, glass film comes in a wide variety of designs and colors and can even be custom cut to perfectly fit your windows. Keep in mind, however, that installing this is a delicate process so don’t hesitate to enlist the services of a professional to get the job done.
  1. Use Mirrors – Finally, if you have a bad outdoor view, consider using a mirror that’s arranged to be part of the wall decor to create optical illusions and deflect attention from less than desirable sights. That way, not only will you be able to improve a bad outdoor view but the mirrors can also make it seem as if the room is larger than it actually is.

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