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On 19, Jan 2012 | No Comments | In | By Martin Faith

Stained Glass Sidelights

With so many Houston area homes having sidelights bordering their entryways, but these entryways requiring privacy, stained glass is an excellent option to consider.

Adding stained glass to these windows makes sense. When a visitor walks to your door, you don’t necessarily want them to be able to see directly into your home. Unfortunately, for aesthetic, utilitarian, and even safety reasons, curtains and blinds often don’t make sense. The answer is of course to use some beautiful leaded or stained glass. Light is allowed into the room, while privacy is preserved.

Front entryways are also the first thing guests see when entering your home. Stained glass sidelights allow you to make a great first impression. Attractive and elegant stained glass leaves those who visit your home admiring the custom art work you have incorporated into the home.
Scottish Stained Glass

Clients often think they are using color is these sidelights, but in reality, we almost never use colored glass for sidelights. Rather we favor clear beveled and textured glass which provides homeowners with and elegant and timeless look no matter how styles change. They also preserve the added value to your home, allowing realtors and perspective buyers to focus on one more positive addition to your home.

If safety and security are a concern, stained glass added to your sidelights can allay fears and concerns about the wrong people being able to see inside your home. In addition Scottish Stained Glass can add a layer of protective clear glass to prevent the stained glass from being vulnerable to breakage.

Call us now to schedule your free consultation and see for yourself the difference stained glass sidelights can make to your home.

Martin Faith is a celebrated stained glass artisan from Glasgow, Scotland. In 1991, Martin moved from Scotland to the United States and brought with him his personal collection of antique glass. After opening his own studio, he began selling items from his collection and also creating new custom stained and leaded glass windows for customers in the Houston area. Today, Custom Stained Glass Houston is one of the largest and most successful studios of its kind, specializing in stained glass repair, church stained glass restoration, and residential privacy glass. Over the past thirty years, over 50,000 windows have been produced and sold for over 12,000 customers. The company has been highlighted on top media outlets such as HGTV, the DIY Network, CBS, and NBC and has earned national recognition.

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