Getting into a replacement window project can be overwhelming but it can also be fun especially if you're trying to completely transform your home. Whether you want to change the shape and style of your windows completely or you want to keep it simple and go with an equal replacement it's helpful to know what types of windows are available. Here are seven types of replacement windows that most vendors carry.
Double-hung windows can be raised from the bottom or lowered from the top.
Single-hung windows look similar to double-hung but can only be raised from the bottom
Casement windows are hinged on one side and open outward from the turn of a handle.
Awning windows hinge at the top and open out from the bottom to let air in.
Picture windows are fixed pane windows so they cannot move or open.
Sliding windows offer one fixed sash and a sliding sash.
Bow windows are a combination of three or more windows joined at an angle to jut out beyond your walls.
Did you find your current window style? Maybe your window is a specialty shape. If you're looking to replace a specialty shape window visit our specialty shape windows page to find out which of our vendors will meet your needs.
Learn the differences in construction and applications of replacement vs new construction windows in this post. We’ll cover everything from full frame replacements to inserts windows.
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