Windows are conspicuous parts of a building, they come in different sizes and designs. It’s important that homeowners consider all the different window types before making any decision on window replacement or installation.
Although, popularity does not always imply that it will be the best window design for your home, however, its popularity may serve as a good indicator of quality, popular preference, and pricing.
When it comes to window replacement, you will discover that you have more than enough alternatives. To make the best window replacement decision, you can contact Capor renovations for consultation on the best window for your building.
6 most popular types of windows
1. Single-Hung Window
A single-hung window, often known as a single-sash window, is a style of window that has a fixed top sash and a movable bottom sash. This indicates that the bottom portion of the window moves up and down while the upper portion remains fixed. The bottom sash of single-hung windows allows for ventilation.
2. A double-hung window
This is often known as a double-sash window, is a window with two moveable sashes that glide up and down. A double-hung window has two primary moveable parts: the top sash and the bottom sash. You can open both sashes to allow for ventilation. They are a great alternative for two-story residences when considering window replacement. Choosing double-hung windows over single-hung windows provides you with a little more variety and the possibility of getting fresh air from two distinct angle.
3. Bay window
A bay window projects outward from a building’s main walls, creating a bay in a room. It is a generic term for all protruding window constructions, regardless of height. Bay windows have the advantages of good ventilation and wide range reception of light from different directions. They are typically used in kitchens and living areas.
4. Sliding window
This type operates by sliding along tracks at the window’s top and bottom. You just push the window to the side, as if it were a sliding patio door. They are the most popular window type because their simplistic design makes them easy to operate and they are cost friendly.
5. Awning Window
Awning windows are one of the most appealing window styles. This type of window opens outward by pivoting from the top of the window rather than manually moving up or down. The window is often wound out and back in using a little crank.
6. Picture Window
This window type should be considered is in situations where the passage of air is unimportant, because they do not open. As a result, you will see them a lot in flats and contemporary high-rises. They are often big glass panels that take up most of one wall in a room, making them ideal for towering buildings with a scenic outlook.
Having discussed some of the most popular types of windows, you should think of the one that best suits your building and personal needs. Make a choice and contact Capor renovations for your window replacement.