4 Popular Windows Styles.
When it comes to replacing our windows or choosing new windows. People do not realise that their choice is no longer limited in terms of style that they can have. The whole idea of having a new window installed can seem very daunting. However, thanks to newer modern styles and constructions it is now an easy procedure.
Here is the list of the four most popular styles of windows that you may want to consider.
Casement windows are typically hinged on the side and the top of the frame. When casement windows were first introduced the glass panels were held in place by lead strips. Casement windows remain a popular choice as they are energy efficient and one of the most secure styles on the market. Casement windows today can be made from a wide range of materials that fit any type of home uPVC, timber and aluminium.
Sash Sliding Windows.
A sliding sash window has one or two panels that slide across vertically to open. The oldest sash window every surviving example was installed in England in 1670.
A classic design found in many Victorian and Georgian house to this day, homeowners who wish to keep the heritage of their homes choose to replace them with double glazed sliding sash windows.
Tilt and Turn Windows.
Tilt and Turn windows provide maximum ventilation and help to circulate fresh air. Moreover Tilt and turn windows are very secure as well as stylish. They open from the top of the window and can tilt inwards from the bottom. Whilst there is an option to swing the window inside from the side hinges.
Cottage Style Windows.
Traditional style cottage windows come in Georgian and Tudor styles. These styles are often known as the cottage style because of the smaller panes and beautiful appearance. The version of cottage style windows today is casement windows with added elements to make them look like the classic decedents. They are now made from modern materials such as uPVC and aluminium which all have great energy saving benefits. Furthermore, they have great weatherproofing and require very little or no maintenance.