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Window Styles

Regardless of what is motivating you – building a new home, energy cost, or drafts and frosty frames – understanding how windows work will help you choose the right product.

Practical benefits of efficient window selection include lower heating and cooling cost; less condensation and fungal growth; reduced fading of carpet, upholstery, windows covering, and artwork; and energy savings. All these benefits are factors of glazing, frame composition, and window operation.

One sash that glides to the right or left. The operating sash slides on rollers and can be removed easily, so you can clean the glass.

Single Hung Window

Single hung window offers a classic appearance to any home.
It features a movable bottom sash (Window Pane) and a top fixed sash.

Double Hung Window

Double hung window is best suited to traditional architectural styles. Double-hung windows feature an upper and lower sash that slide vertically past each other in a single frame. Both sash tilt in for convenient cleaning. Double hung windows are common in older homes along the eastern coast of the United States.


Horizontal Sliding Window

Sliding windows generally slide horizontally to create ventilation that extends to the full height of the windows. These windows are composed of one stationary sash and one sash that glides to the right or left. The operating sash slides on rollers and can be removed easily, so you can clean the glass.

Casement Window

A casement window perfectly complements the simplicity of modern design. This type of window is hinged on either side so that the sash opens outward, to the right or left, in a swinging motion. Casement windows were once the most common form of domestic window before the introduction of the sash. They are designed contemporary in style, allowing more light to enter the window, while also providing a larger view.

Picture Window

Picture windows provide an excellent light source when ventilation is not desired or inaccessible. Picture windows are windows that cannot be opened. They are non-venting or non-operable. Picture windows look good by themselves, grouped with other picture windows, or even in combination with other window styles such as casement windows.

Arch Window

Arch window style for both contemporary homes and traditional homes. Typically, arch windows are available in many shapes, sizes, and colors. With their distinctive overhead curves, arched windows are beautiful additions to most any room. While more work is required to construct the window wells, arch windows can offer a subtle, visual impact to any room or just above the front door.

Bay and Bow Window

A series of window styles together was grouped to create an impressive window design. Bay windows are typically three separate windows joined together to form one large viewing area. The center window is commonly a picture window, with fully operational double-hung or casement windows on either side.

Garden Window

Garden windows are a great way to let the sun into any room. This window is a projecting, three-sided window that includes one shelf, a glass top and a single (double) hung window on each side for maximum air circulation. If you are already faced with a window replacement project, a garden window might just be the choice for you.

Vinyl Shutter

Equip our interior vinyl shutter inside of your window! These shutters hinge on either side of a window opening, and swing inwards to allow access to the window or to allow light to enter your room.


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