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Types of windows
Do you know your window types? Casement vs. double-hung. Portrait vs. bow windows. There are so many varieties and styles that you can choose.
Let’s break them down.
- Double-Hung Windows:
This type of window has two sashes that slide vertically up and down in a frame:
- Casement Windows:
These hinged windows operate by a turn of a crank in an operating mechanism – opens outward:
- Awning Windows:
similar to a casement window except it opens upward like an awning:
- Picture Window:
Just as they are stated – large stationary window giving you a picture look outside:
- Transom Window:
windows above a door, entry way or other beam:
- Slider Windows:
windows that slide open:
- Palladian Window:
a large window consisting of a central arched section flanked by two narrow rectangular sections:
- Stationary (Fixed) Windows:
fixed windows (they do not open):
- Bay or Bow Windows:
windows that stick out in a bow forming a bay inside the home:
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