How to Choose the Right Window Grilles for Maisonette? Maisonettes are double storied small houses that are also known as Duplex in common language. When you are choosing the right window grilles for your maisonette then you must understand the importance of grilles on your windows and doors.
A grill can make your window complete as it improves the looks of the window along with enhancing the security of your house. After installing windows in your maisonette your next step should be to install grills on them.
It becomes more important to install grille on the windows as soon as possible when the items, windows, and grilles are manufactured by the same company.
Though it seems easier to install grills on the windows of a maisonette it is not easy to choose the right grills for them. While choosing the right grills and installing them in your maisonette you will have to consider a few important things briefly discussed hereunder.
While choosing the right grill for the windows of your maisonette, the first thing you should consider is the design of your windows. The design of the grill should match the design of your window. For instance, you will need three grills to install in a window with three panels.
Usually, the management of condos publishes guidelines to follow while making some changes in the exterior of the condo which can change its external looks.
When you are installing a grill on the exterior window of your maisonette then you should go through these guidelines before taking any step in this regard. These guidelines can be different with different condo managements.
So you should follow the guidelines of the management of your condominium.
Various types of window grills are popularly used including fixed, casement and sliding, etc. Instead of fixed and casement grills people usually prefer to install sliding grills because of their higher safety level than others.
Moreover, installing casement grills to open inwards is considered dangerous whereas fixed grills are rarely installed in maisonettes. But for windows that can be accessed from outside, a fixed grill is the better choice than a sliding grill to ensure the security of the house.
But some people do not like fixed grill because according to them it can seal the fire exit of the house. So while choosing the right grill for your maisonette you should consider all types of grills to make the final decision.
You can find window grills in a wide range of colors and shades including metallic shades, powder coating, and a variety of hues. From these color options, you can choose according to the color of your windows.
If the color of the grill does not match the color of the window then it must match the color and style of the entire maisonette.
Window grills are made mainly from two materials – aluminum and wrought iron. In new constructions, window grills made of aluminum are popularly installed due to their simple and cleaner looks.
Moreover, neither does it rust nor has sharp edges like the grill made of iron which makes it safer for pets and kids in your home.
On the other hand, grills made from wrought iron are preferred by many people due to the variety of shapes and designs as well as sturdiness. The strength of wrought iron is one of the main reasons people prefer to install their grills in their maisonettes.
Another reason to prefer wrought iron grills is the safety provided by them due to their strength. Moreover, on windows that are accessible from outside many people prefer to install wrought iron grills.
Thus the tips discussed in this write-up can help you in choosing the right window grills for your maisonette. You should consider all the aspects and pros and cons discussed in this write-up before making a final decision.
You should take your time while deciding on the type of grills you want to install because a hasty decision can be a waste of money, time, and effort if you are not satisfied after installing the grills you have selected in your maisonette