Replacement windows (also referred to as retrofit windows) have been developed so a contractor does not have to remove the exterior materials of the home in order to install the window; they are measured to fit in an existing window opening and will only replace the actual window itself.
Bay and bow windows add style and dimension to both the inside and outside of your home. From the outside looking in, bay and bow windows never fail to impress and add instant curb appeal. From the inside looking out, bay and bow windows create additional space and character within any room.
Double-hung windows have two operating sash that move up and down allowing for ventilation on the top, bottom or both. Single-hung windows have only a lower operating sash for ventilation. In either case because the sash do not open outward they are an excellent choice for rooms that face walkways, porches or decks.
The Tafco Glass Block Window is a pre-fabricated The Tafco Glass Block Window is a pre-fabricated glass block window that is ready to install in your opening. Tafco glass block windows are fabricated with a siliconized adhesive applied by an automated robot system to insure consistent quality.
Types of Replacement Windows. Replacement windows come in many different styles and shapes. Choosing the one best suited for you and your home depends on the architectural style of your home, how and where the window is going to be used, and the type of performance you need from your windows. Learn more about each window style below as well as the ideal location and use for each one.
In a single-hung window the bottom panel, or sash, moves vertically, while the upper sash remains stationary. When opened, the bottom sash obstructs, at least partially, the upper sash. Single-hung windows are a popular choice for one main reason: cost.
A stationary window is a large, rectangular pane of glass installed in a wall to allow light into a room and provide a view of outdoor scenery. For example, a stationary window can be used to show off a Japanese rock garden in a courtyard or a flower bed planted in a back yard, according to Houzz.
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A bay window is a collection of three windows at 25- to 45-degree angles protruding from the exterior of the home. Bow windows appear more rounded with three, four or five windows at 10- or 15-degree angles. Both window styles help a room appear larger.