Different Types of Windows for Different Parts of Your Home

by Fenesta Windows Better By Design

Windows influence the appearance and decor of a house. While they must be durable and cost-effective, they should also come in a variety of styles and designs. Choosing windows for your house from a trusted and popular brand is important as such a brand offers more options for you to choose from. There are various window styles for various types of houses and also different areas in the same house. As the functions of windows at different locations are different, the structure or the design must also be different. It should be one that suits the location and function. Hence, while choosing windows for your house, you may want to look at different designs to serve different purposes.

Here are the names of some common designs of windows used at homes with a brief description of each type.

  • Sliding Windows: These usually consist of two overlapping parts functioning as a single unit. On opening the window, one part slides over the other to let in air and also light if the window material is non-transparent. They slide on rollers that allow friction-free and easy movement. Theses windows help in letting in air and maintaining ventilation. They are usually used in areas of the house where maximum use of room space is the primary aim. As one or more parts slide over the others, there is no extra space taken up in opening the window either inwards or outwards. These windows also provide a nice view of the outside.
  • Bay Windows: These are made up of three or more subunits which project outward to form a space within. The subunits are aligned at certain angles to one another. These windows produce a small private space and cab be used in children’s rooms as they form a great spot for games and fun activities. These windows provide a protective and safe environment and are also resistant to harsh weather conditions. They are available in multiple subunit choices and makes. They add to the elegance and grace of the part of the house where they are put up.
  • Casement Windows: Casement windows are hinged from an outer frame and can open inside or outside. The top-hinged ones are called awning windows while the bottom-hinged ones are known as hoppers. These windows, when opened, help in keeping the indoor environment airy and well-ventilated and are effectively resistant to pollution, dust and noise when closed. They are usually fitted in areas of the house which are warmer and more humid than the other parts and require a good deal of ventilation. Washrooms and sometimes kitchens are fitted with these windows.
  • Picture Windows: These windows are fixed and cannot be opened. They are mainly used for providing a view of the outside and to add to the elegance of the room. They allow light to enter but not air. They do not allow noise, heat, pollutants, etc. to enter the room or space they are put up in and are resistant to rainwater seepage. They may be used in combination with workable windows and are commonly used in living rooms, basements and sometimes dining rooms too.

Thus, you may choose different window styles for different areas in your house designed by the best manufacturers for an elegant house and a great living experience. 

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Created on May 23rd 2019 03:33. Viewed 610 times.


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