Horizontal Sliding Windows
Horizontal Sliding windows open by sliding the sashes left or right. Many people find the sliding windows configuration and more practical to operate than crank-style awning or casement windows. Horizontal Sliding windows are always a great choice for rooms facing , porches, walkways or patios. Horizontal Sliders are a common favorite choice for contemporary design homes. These windows can be fitted with Automatic locks for those of us that forget to lock the windows.
Single Hung Windows
Top sash is fixed and bottom sash moves upwards to open and allow air flow in. Single-Hung windows are an excellent choice for smaller openings that the homeowner would like to maximize view, Single Hung windows are usually chosen for their distinctive looks, ease of operation and practicality.
Double Hung Windows
Are usually a very popular choice for homeowners. Both sashes open vertically providing easy access to both lower and upper sashes, both panes slide open so you can adjust the desired air flow on bottom and/or top. In addition Double-Hung tilt windows have sashes that tilt inward to allow easy cleaning of the exterior glass, useful specially in second stories where access is limited making these windows very versatile.
Picture windows are fixed windows, they do not open. These windowsare usually installed in difficult to reach places to let light in the house. Picture windows are ideal For unobstructed views and for locations where ventilation is not a concern. Picture windows create a beautiful "portrait like view on walls - similar to a "picture". Picture windows are also a popular choice for the purpose of letting in bright natural light from high walls in homes that have high ceiling.
Are hinged at the side and open outward just like a door. this window is similar to a picture window because unlike double hung or sliding windows, a casement window has no rail. Some casement windows are pushed open but usually have a hand crank. Casement windows shut tight with a tight seal for increased energy efficiency. Screen are placed on the inside of the window, where they're more protected from the elements. Ideal for hard to reach locations like over a sink, countertop or appliance, a casement window with crank can be the perfect solution.
Are usually installed in bedrooms that the homeowner would like to maintain privacy and still would like natural light to come through, Awning windows can be opened up slightly to allow air flow in the house hinges are on top and window opens outward, this allows ventilation and keeps rain or falling leaves out. Screen are on the interior of the window, so it is protected from the elements.
'Arch' or 'Radius' windows the top half of the window is arched - half-circle and the bottom half usually rectangular. Arch Shaped windows are usually larger windows that are located higher on a wall and let a lot of natural light in resulting in a very unique and classy look. Arch Windows can be manufactured to be operable in order to let fresh air in or designed to be fixed to only let light in.
Bay & Bow Windows
Bay and Bow windows can be used in many different settings. Their dramatic extension from a home adds sophisticated architectural accent to an exterior wall. Bay and Bow windows can be installed side by side with casement or single hung windows for ventilation and additional light. A Bay window is a combination of three windows of varying widths that allow light to stream in from different angles. Very similar to bow windows, Bay windows are always a great choise in a living room or a master bedroom. They accentuate the view by dividing it into different planes.
Garden Windows extend out from the house and generally have an interior shelf for plants, dish rack or decorations.
garden windows definitely extend counter space in your kitchen. Standard side vents provide ventilation and great air circulation.