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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:
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  • Casement Windows:
    These hinged windows operate by a turn of a crank in an operating mechanism – opens outward:
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  • Awning Windows:
    similar to a casement window except it opens upward like an awning:
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  • Picture Window:
    Just as they are stated – large stationary window giving you a picture look outside:
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  • Transom Window:
    windows above a door, entry way or other beam:
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  • Slider Windows:
    windows that slide open:
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  • Palladian Window:
    a large window consisting of a central arched section flanked by two narrow rectangular sections:
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  • Stationary (Fixed) Windows:
    fixed windows (they do not open):
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  • Bay or Bow Windows:
    windows that stick out in a bow forming a bay inside the home:
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