Single hung window have one operable sash and one fixed sash. The bottom moves up to open and tilts in for easy cleaning while the top sash is fixed and provides a picture window style large glass area.
Double-Hung windows are one of the most popular styles. Both top and bottom sash easily move up and down for ventilation. Double Hung windows also allow for both sashes to be tilted in for easy exterior cleaning of the glass, and they can even be taken out.
Picture windows are fixed windows that do not open. They are perfect to install in difficult to reach places to let in light. Picture windows are a great choice for letting in natural light when ventilation is not a concern as they do not open and the glass is fixed.
Horizontal Slider windows open with the sash sliding from side to side or left to right. Sliding windows can be easier to open and close than standard up – down windows. Horizontal sliders are an excellent choice for porches, patios or openings that are longer in width than they are high. Sliders come in 2 lite and 3 lite and are often used in modern style homes. They also work well for bedroom egress requirements. Double Hung all for both sash move and they are removable.
Specialty shapes include half rounds, ellipticals, circular, half circles, trapezoids, triangles and many more. This window brings architectural style to any room and by the combination of curves and rectangular windows. Available as both operable to let in air or fixed to let in light. A popular way to enhance the design of an arch window is adding grids.
Casement windows hang vertically and have a sash that is hinged on the left or right side. They open outward by turning a crank handle. With these beautiful windows you enjoy an unobstructed view and lots of ventilation. Casement windows are a very good option for egress.
Transoms are rectangular fixed picture windows that are horizontal in shape. They are often used above double hung or single hung windows to let in more natural light. They can also be called sidelights and installed vertically on the side of a window or door. Transoms are fixed glass and do not allow for ventilation.
Awning windows are hinged at the top and open outward. They are most often rectangular similar to a transom, but offer nice airflow. Awning windows are a great option for bathrooms. They open and shut easily with the turn of a handle.
A combination of three or more windows (casement, double hung or picture windows) which usually have a larger center window and then two flanking at 30, 45 or 90 degree angles to the wall.