Which Window Style Is Right For My Home?
Choosing A Vinyl Window Style
Choosing vinyl windows for your home can be quite the challenge. Luckily we are here to help. We provide Central New York with the finest custom vinyl windows available. There are many window styles to choose from along with glass styles. New windows can enhance your homes appearance and increase your home’s efficiency.
First you must look at the architectural design of your home to find which window style will conform to its style and characteristics. While you can put different style windows where another still resides now, the operation of the window may be limited by its new location.
Horizontal sliding windows are the most adaptable configuration. They provide a great look with two or more sashes that slide horizontally past each other within the frame. Sliding windows can be configured on practically any size wall making it the most popular style of window. Sliding windows satisfy bedroom egress requirements being easy to operate. Along with their aesthetic, safety, and ease of use characteristics, vinyl sliding windows are excellent for energy efficiency. They harbor great insulating capabilities.
Single Hung Window
Traditional in appearance single hung replacement windows are the most inexpensive way to replace wood windows. Fixed top sash and a vertically sliding bottom sash make for simple affective windows. Using no exterior or interior space to open, these windows can be utilized in a variety of configurations with minimal clearance issues.
Double hung windows are versatile utilizing two sashes which slide vertically past each other. For extra safety with children or pets, double hung windows allow for only the top sash to be open. Cleaning is made easy as sashes tilt inward for hard to reach window locations. Double hung are among the most energy efficient. With both sashes capable of sliding, these windows offer two areas of ventilation for your home.
Casement windows provide the largest opening ventilation area relative to total window opening. Using a crank mechanism casement windows are hinged along the vertical edge and opening outwards from the opposite side. This style window offers unobstructed views with a contemporary style. Available in single or double sash. Casement windows offer a refined look to your home with both sashes on the same level.
Hinged along the top horizontal edge, awning windows tilt from the bottom outward. Popular for contemporary, modern and craftsman homes, these windows offer great ventilation during poor weather. Ideal for garages and attics.
Bay windows combine three windows and project outward creating more space within any room. Maximize your space and create scenic views with great style brightening your dining room, living room, or kitchen. Bay windows provide a look of luxury. For traditional or cottage style homes this style will transform your home with life. Combine casement, picture, single, or double hung windows for maximum ventilation.
Bow windows are made up of four or more window units positioned at equal angles making a curve. These windows become a focal point and enhance the look of your home. This modern style window display creates scenic views and allows natural daylight to radiate throughout the room.
When deciding on window styles for your home, be mindful of ease of use, functionality, and operation. Vinyl windows will survive decades. Making the right window choice the first time is very important. Contact us for further assistance with new vinyl windows for your home. We will provide you with a free quote and pressure free professional opinion.