Leadlight windows are mainly decorative windows made with small sections of lead glass held in lead cased. The first method of making leadlight windows with lead came about is generally discussed in history is glasswork. Lead light windows were first made by the Romans more than 2 thousand years ago. Australian settlers used leadlight window designs to keep the sun out during the summer months. These unique Australian windows have a very distinctive style and give your home a very friendly and country look.
There are many reasons why you may consider having a leadlight window installed in your home. The biggest reason, apart from the pure aesthetics, would be for insulation because the lead acts as an insulator helping to keep your heat in during the winter months and out during the summer time. Another advantage to having lead light windows is that they are very attractive and will give your home a warm rustic appearance and feel. They are also easy to clean and maintain, which is another advantage for having them installed. When choosing these designs, you should make sure that the lead glass comes with a backing which will help keep it from breaking or coming apart when being opened and closed.
Australian homes are being restored with leadlight windows so as to restore their architectural integrity. You can have this beautiful Australian Federation design in any style lead lighting that you choose to have. The Australian way of making leadlight windows is more traditional than other styles, and so it captures the rustic look that is so popular today. These window designs are available in almost any size you would like and can even be custom cut to fit your particular window. For that truly unique look for your home then you will want to consider having one made to measure in order to get exactly what you want at a price you can afford, and so speak to AmeakinLeadLights.