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Common Types of Windows and Doors Barrie

by Oliver P. Hard Work is the Guarantee of Success

Choosing windows and doors Barrie for your house is not an easy task for most people. Some of the things homeowners consider are window and door material, price, and size. Most people are after finding an energy-efficient window and that's why they opt to go for UPVC windows. Others choose aluminum, hardwood, and timber for their windows. 

Hardwood windows are sometimes expensive. Top-quality hardwood gives quality windows and doors Barrie that are cheaper to maintain, durable, and good looking. On the other hand, aluminum gives quality windows, but you will have a bigger budget than UPVC. 

Types of Windows

After choosing your windows and doors Barrie material, you will now need to select the most appropriate type of window or door that will look good on your house. Other factors like the beauty of the window, security, and also style should also be considered. Below is a list of the different types of windows. 

  1. Casement Windows

When it comes to windows and doors Barrie replacement projects, most homeowners opt for casement windows. These windows are attached to the frame by two hinges, one at the top and another at the bottom. They swing open in many ways, and they are the most common types of windows. They are great for ventilation.

  1. Bay Windows

Bay windows projects to the outside from an exterior wall. It features a picture window with other small windows on the sides. This combination projects to the outside, forming a bay in the room. They are preferred because they can be opened even during the rain. The bay formed doesn’t allow the rain to get in the room.

  1. Double-Hung Windows

Most people doing Barrie windows replacement are opting for double hung windows. They have two sashes that move up and down to open the window. These windows are easy to clean because of their tiltable sashes and remain parallel to the wall, making them best for houses near pathways. 

  1. Awning Windows

They have a hinge at the top, and they open outwards. These windows are the best for wet climates since they prevent rain from getting into the house. They also ensure privacy and security for the home. 

  1. Picture Windows

A picture window had one glass pane that was fixed to provide a clear view from outside. Since these windows do not open, they are not for ventilation. 

  1. Slider Windows

These types of Barrie windows replacement units are also common because they are convenient to use. Slider windows slide up and down to open and shut. These windows also offer adequate ventilation. 

  1. Stationary Windows

They resemble picture windows. These types of windows are large with a rectangular shape of the glass. They are usually used for lighting the house and not for providing ventilation since they do not open. They are the best for homes next to the ocean, or a beautiful garden.

  1. Transform Windows

This is a window that is installed above the transform of another large window or door.



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Created on Feb 8th 2021 06:45. Viewed 134 times.

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