TYPES OF WINDOWS

  • Awning
  • Bay & Bow
  • Casement
  • Double- & Single-Hung
  • Gliding
  • Pass-Through
  • Picture
  • Specialty
illustration of awning window

Awning windows

What: The one that cranks open from the bottom
Where: Often placed higher on walls for privacy and air flow
Fun Fact: Can stay open in the rain so you hear the pitter patter and feel the fresh air
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Bay & bow windows

What: The cozy nook with at least three windows
Where: Most often used in living rooms and bedrooms
Fun Fact: Angled out beyond the house wall, for extra space inside
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Casement windows

What: The one that cranks open
Where: Popular above kitchen sinks because they're so easy to open
Fun Fact: Can be as big as 8 ft. tall for more light and fresh air
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illustration of andersen double hung window

Double- & single-hung windows

What: The one that slides up and down
Where: Often placed... well, everywhere
Fun Fact: One of the most common windows in America
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Gliding Window

Gliding windows

What: The one that slides side to side
Where: Often found in kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms
Fun Fact: Like a sliding glass door, but smaller
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Pass-Through

Pass-through window

What: Sits just off of your countertop and slides smoothly into a pocket in the wall
Where: Popular in kitchens that open to a patio or deck
Fun Fact: Impressive way to host a party and really open up your spaces
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Picture Window

Picture windows

What: The one that doesn’t open
Where: Often combined with windows that do open
Fun Fact: Great way to frame views and fill your space with natural light
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Specialty Shapes Window

Specialty windows

What: The one that doesn’t open, but comes in fun shapes
Where: Often used as a design statement
Fun Fact: A shape to fit even the most unique personalities
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