Our types is any type of home window.
There are many types of replacement windows for your home. Below is each type of window with it's advantages and where they can be placed on your home.
Advantages - Awning windows are designed to provide light and breeze when placed high on walls. These types of windows are great for bedrooms and other areas that need to maintain privacy but want to allow light in. Awning windows can also be opened slightly to allow ventilation.
Placement - Awning windows can be positioned in a variety of places. They can be arranged next to other windows or in columns. They are often used above large patio doors to create a wall of light and ventilation.
Advantages - Casement windows are chosen to for their capacity to let in light and fresh air. Casement windows open outward fully, easily allowing fresh air and sunshine into your home.
Placement of Casement Windows - Casement windows are great for places that will be hard to reach, such as over sinks or appliances. They crank open as opposed to sliding up and down, which makes them easier to maneuver.
Double Hung Windows
Advantages - Double hung windows are often chosen for their unique style. Many older homes have single pane double hung windows, a style that many people would like to maintain. One of the values of a double hung window is that the top can be opened while the bottom remains closed, great for kid?s rooms.
Placing Double Hung Windows - Double hung windows can be placed practically anywhere in a home. Keep in mind their advantage to this type of window is the ventilation and access. They make perfect windows for kitchens, offices and bedrooms.
Advantages - Many people find glide windows easier to manipulate than crank outs. This type of window is often chosen by people who want maximum ease when opening and closing windows.
Placement - Since gliding windows do not open outwards they are perfect for areas such walkways? Gliding windows are perfect when positioned high on walls in living and family rooms.
Advantages - Picture windows are used to create unobstructed views in areas where ventilation is not a concern. They make the most of available light but no not open to allow ventilation. Picture windows can be combined with other windows to maximize both light and ventilation.
Placement - Picture windows are ideal for dark rooms and hallways. They can bring in stunning light and brighten up even the darkest room. Often picture windows are placed high on walls to allow for maximum light. When combined with patio doors or operating windows such as gliding windows they can create the perfect balance of light and ventilation.
Advantages - Bay windows are chosen to maximize light and views, and to create a more open feel. Their multiple views allow light in from different angles. In addition the sides of the window can be opened to allow ventilation as well. They add uniqueness and style to a home.
Bay Window Placement - Bay windows are ideal for rooms where you are trying to create a feeling of spaciousness and bring in light form different angles. Replacing a flat window with a bay window can completely change the amount of light that a room receives. Bay windows are primarily used for kitchens but can also be used in family rooms and master bedrooms.
Jalousies are made of glass slats set in metal clips that can be opened and closed in unison. Also called a louvered window, a jalousie is made like a glass shutter. This type of window is manually rotated to open or close the overlapping panels as required and can be opened by degrees to control how much air or light is allowed to pass through.
These popular windows are most often utilized in basements. Essentially the hopper window is like casement windows flipped on their sides.
Hopefully our information has helped you choose what type of window replacements are necessary for you home. The next step might be to find a professional to install them. Select this link to find a local window contractor.
Window replacement is the most common home improvement project to improve a home’s energy efficiency and comfort. To assist our valued consumer in making the decision about purchases of replacement windows for their homes, CalFinder has prepared the following “Windows Portal” that both briefly describes each business entity and general information about its product lines, and links to more specific information about each company’s product lines.
Founded in 1903 by Danish immigrant Hans Andersen, Andersen Corporation is now an international enterprise employing more than 14,000 people in locations across North America. With 16 manufacturing facilities, Andersen annually manufactures more than 12 million windows and doors, with sales worldwide.
Andersen window products include the following series of window styles: 200, 400, and Architectual
Pella Corporation was founded in 1925 as the Rolscreen Company. In 1992, the company changed its name to Pella Corporation, to better reflect its entire product offering. Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, the privately-held company known for innovation, holds more than 100 product and design patents.
Pella window products include the following series of window styles: Architect, Proline, and Designer
An inaugural 2006 Residential Window Architect Satisfaction StudySM ranks Marvin Windows and Doors highest among residential window manufacturers in satisfying architects in six categories: features and design; performance; sales and marketing support; architectural design support; warranty; and price.
Marvin window products include the Infinity and Integrity window series'.
Silver Line Windows
Silver Line Building Products Corporation, a leading manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors in North America. Based in New Jersey, Silver Line has manufacturing facilities in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Texas and Illinois.
Champion currently owns and operates two factories.They manufacture and warranty their products. The Denver factory produces approximately 1,000 window units each week with 75 employees. The Cincinnati factory and corporate headquarters produces about 2,200 window units per week and employs 175 professionals.
With manufacturing facilities in Florida and North Carolina and approximately 2,300 employees, PGT Industries is the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors. The company’s complete line of windows is sold through a network of independent distributors.
PGT windows include the following series of window styles:
Milgard is the the West's largest window manufacturer, with complete lines of aluminum, fiberglass, vinyl and wood clad windows. Their full-scale facilities throughout the Western and Mountain States ensure quick lead times and an understanding of your needs.
Milgard windows include the following series of window styles: