Tuesday 6th June 2017
Are you recycling old windows and looking for inspiration? There are numerous ways to transform your old window and door frames into new and exciting furniture or decor pieces.
As we’ve recently celebrated World Environment Day, we thought it apt to present some ideas for how you can be environmentally friendly while renovating your home or apartment. Even small steps like recycling old windows can help towards preventing further strain on the planet. And, if you haven’t yet decided on what new windows you want, get uPVC – it’s environmentally friendly too.
If you’ve recently had your windows removed to make way for new (*double glazed) windows, you may be tempted to just throw them away. But your old window and door frames can be recycled into beautiful home design features.
Here’s a visual roundup of some creative ways of repurposing old windows and shutters:
Old windows and doors converted into a greenhouse
Old window frame recycled into a chalk board
Old window frame used as a kitchen hanging rack
Old window frames recycled into deck dividers
Old window and door frames reused as bedroom divider
Old window frame recycled into a flower basket
Old window frames recycled into a shower wall
Old window frames used as internal walls
Old door frame repurposed as bathroom storage unit