Have you ever imagined a house without a window, with only doors and walls? No, right? A house and all the elements in it reflect you. Windows take up a huge part in the activity of protecting you and your family from all the harsh conditions be it the sun, wind or rain.
Let’s now discover which type of window you have –
- Single hung and double Hung Windows
In a single hung window, the upper portion of the window remains fixed to the frame while you can move the lower sash. Whereas in a double hung window, both the upper and lower sashes can be flexibly moved.
- Glass block Windows
This type of window is meant to increase the flow of light inside the house. These windows are often patterned in certain ways for the design. They are preferably to be used in bathrooms and basements, or any other room where you wish to have a sturdy fixed window but without giving up the natural light in lieu of your privacy.
- Skylight Windows
Skylight windows are meant for homes where one prefers natural light, but does not have sufficient space on the walls for a window area. It is installed on the roof on your room, and is a great window for someone inclined to watching the night sky.
- Bay or Bow Windows
These are the types of windows that protrude out from an exterior wall and are typically meant for houses requiring huge spaces. They also create a shelf. The bigger the window, the bigger the shelf. Both types of window add an architectural flavor to the design of the house.
- Picture Window
As the name suggests, this type of window is meant to let in maximum light and relish the natural view outside. It is a large stationary window.
- Garden windows
These windows are essentially meant to keep plants, hence the name. These windows are like tiny greenhouses that open up from the inside of your house. You can accommodate a number of plants in these windows or even go for racks within the frame of the window. These windows pave the way for an increased flow of sunrays into your house.
- Casement windows
These windows are hinged at either the right or left to open outwards. They come in singles or in pairs. They allow ventilation from the top to the bottom of their frame thereby leading to a great amount of fresh air inside.
- Awning Windows
These windows are hinged at the top and are mostly used for ventilation. They can open outward and can be installed above or below any stationary window.
- Round Windows
These windows add a nice architectural interior to a house. Reflecting a historical decor such as Gothic, the elliptical and oval windows are a perfect accompaniment for your doors.