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Window Types

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Single-Hung and Double-Hung Windows

The difference between a double-hung window and a single-hung window is that a single hung window has a top section (sash) that does not open. Only the lower sections (sash) of the window opens – and only opens vertically. A double-hung window, as the name implies, allows the homeowner to open either the top or bottom section – sometimes even both. Your double-hung windows are also easier to clean.

Given the advantages of double-hung windows many homeowners opt to replace their single-hung windows with double hung windows. Single- and Double-hung windows have been around since colonial times – and are the most widely installed type of window on the market today.

Here are just a few of the advantages found in our single- and double-hung windows.

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Picture Windows

A picture window is the ideal choice if you are trying to maximize your viewing area and light. In short, a picture window is designed to provide an unimpeded, open view of the outside – as if framing a picture – and to provide the most natural light into a room.

Our picture windows do come in a variety of styles and so the windows advantages will depend on the style you choose as well as the glass and other choices you make.

Slider Windows

Two and Three-Pane Sliders provide easy horizontal (as opposed to vertical) sash movement and offer practical window styles where operational access may be difficult – such as above kitchen sinks on in the bathroom shower. These windows come in either two sash or three sash design.

Slider windows are great when you need ease of operation, an unobstructed view or where you don’t want a protruding window.

Here are just a few advantages of you slider style window:

Fixed Windows—Special Architectural Shapes

From octagons and trapezoids to full circles, half rounds, eyebrows and more ¬ we will build custom windows to fit your needs and specifications. This helps personalize your home and increases its resale value.

Whatever your need we can handle it. Our specially shaped windows can easily be used to create that one-of-a-kind custom look. Use your custom windows as stand-alone or as an enhancement to an assembly of other windows or even doors.

Given the custom nature of these types of windows your advantages will depend on the type of glass you choose and other choices you make.

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Casement Windows

A casement window is hinged on one side or the other and opens outward to the left or right. This window is typically taller than it is wide and the entire sash opens – providing large amounts of ventilation.

Want a smooth, clean look for your contemporary home? Or a sleek, trim look for a cottage or bungalow? With our casement windows, your choices are endless—everything from single-vent windows to 5-lite combinations of fixed and operating units. And best of all, these casement windows are at home anywhere, from a formal Georgian home to a rustic cabin.

Listed below are just a few advantages of our casement style windows.

Awning Windows

Unlike a casement window, awning windows are actually hinged at the top and open outward. But just like casement windows they are wider than they are tall – and the entire sash opens to provide full top-to-bottom ventilation.

Want the maximum unobstructed view that you can get in a window? Then an awning window is your window of choice. The other great advantage of an awning window is that it allows you to keep the window open – even in the rain. This is the perfect choice for specialized applications.

Listed below are just a few advantages of our awning style windows.

Bay & Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows are a set of windows used in combination that project outward from the home. They are arranged in an arc pattern with three separate panes with a large central pane and two smaller banes on either side. Each pane can be customized to use a specific type of window. Bay windows typically add additional length and the appearance of a larger room. Many homeowners opt for a large picturesque panoramic center window framed by either single- or double hung windows. The main difference between a bay and a bow window is that a bay window consists of the three windows while a bow window consists of four or more windows joined together to form a more graceful and elegant curve.

Bay and Bow windows are a gorgeous addition to any home and have been used since Victorian times. They are the window of choice when additional space and light are needed.

Here are just a few of the styles available. Given that you get to choose what windows you want used in your configuration – the advantages of the windows will depend on that choice.

Garden Windows

A garden window is a three sided window that features a glass top, an outward-facing picture window, a shelf, and two or more venting windows – normally located on either side of the picture window section. The window is designed this way in order to but out from the home to capture more sunlight.

A garden window is the perfect choice if you are looking to grow an indoor herb garden. Or, you can grow other plants to add that distinctive beauty and hominess that only real plants and flowers can provide.

Here are just a few advantages of you garden style window:

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