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You want the energy efficiency of new windows, but you want your own individual style not some cookie-cutter look. Replacement windows come in all sizes – and all styles. Here is a look at the different windows available. All come with energy efficient glass to lower that utility bill while they give you the look you want – the look you’ll love.

Window Types

1 - Single Hung Windows have one movable sash (a pane of glass in a frame) and one that is fixed. For example, in the popular Spanish-style arched windows, the “arch” may be a fixed pane of glass but the bottom may open to allow ventilation.

2 - Double Hung Windows have two movable panes. Both will move so the window can be opened from the bottom or the top. Double hung windows can also tilt so you can clean both the inside and the outside of the window from indoors – a plus on second story windows.

3 - Awning and Hopper Windows are the same but opposite. An awning window is hinged on the top and opens outward like an awning. A hopper window is hinged on the bottom and open outward from the bottom.

4 - Casement Windows open like a door. The screens are on the inside and the windows open to the outside – usually with a crank. The advantage of casement windows is that you can use them to direct air into the home for maximum ventilation.

5 - Sliders Slide. That’s pretty simple! They can slide horizontally or vertically. A really big is …. You guessed it, a sliding glass door.

6 - Bay Windows are a great way to make a room look and act bigger. These three-sided windows are often paired with a window seat. How much fun is that! They are triangular windows with a large window to the front and smaller windows angled off to the sides.

7 - A Garden Window gives you a large area for your indoor garden. You often see these windows in kitchen where they’re great for giving the cook room to grow fresh herbs.

8 - A Picture Window Doesn’t Open – it frames a beautiful view. These are large, fixed windows that don’t open – which means that you can’t put them in any room like a bedroom that requires a window that allows you to exit in an emergency. You’ll find them in the living rooms, dining rooms and family rooms as a rule.

When it’s time to replace your windows, don’t think you’re locked into a certain type of window. Instead choose your windows to match the style of your home. Think about ventilation and how you want the windows to open and close. Your window contractor is an expert and can help you explore a variety of options and how you can match them to the style of your home. You get great style – and that wonderful energy saving glass that keeps dirt and sound out while it lets the light in!

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