Awning windows feature a section that has a hinge at the top allowing the window to open upward. This upward movement means you can leave the window open when it is raining and not worry about water getting into your home. Generally, these windows are found in bathrooms and kitchens.
Bay window is a name for a grouping of windows that project outward from the room where they have been installed. Generally, bay windows consist of one picture window in the middle with two slimmer windows on the sides. featuring three panes that are installed at an angle to each other.
Bow windows are similar to bay windows, both project out from the home creating extra space and both feature multiple window panels. The main difference is that with bow windows enough window panes are used to create a curved look rather than the angled look of bay windows.
Casements are another form of hinged window, but unlike awning windows which open upward, casements open up outward from the side. These windows can be combined with other styles like bay windows to create a versatile window arrangement.
Double Hung windows are the most commonly used windows in residential applications. Featuring two panels that can be opened vertically and move independently of each other. Meaning to you can create gaps at the top and bottom of the window frame allowing for better airflow around the windows.
Garden windows are generally installed in kitchens, above and behind the sink. They extend outward from the wall creating a small shelf where decorations and plants can be placed. They also feature four window panes including one on the top which allows in plenty of light to keep the plants healthy and thriving.
Picture windows are large unmovable window panes that let in a lot of light and provide an unobstructed view of your home’s landscaping. They are generally used in family rooms or in conjunction with other styles to create a unique and beautiful look for your home.
Sliding windows open horizontally along a track. They are constructed of two window panes, one of which is stationary allowing the second pane to slide alongside the fixed pane and create a large area for airflow to enter your home.
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