Selecting the Best Window Styles for Your Home

One of the common questions that will come up with homeowners when buying new windows is what the options for style are.  Each homeowner is looking for something a little different when looking at windows.  Some of our clients are looking for an energy efficient way to mimic the old character of their home, while others are simply looking for an easy to clean option.  Regardless of what you might be looking for, we hope our guide can help lead you in the right direction.

Casement Window Configurations

Casement Window
3-Lite Casement with Ladder Grilles
3-Lite Casement with Transom

Casement windows offer a beautiful contemporary style to any home.  They open and close easily with the turn of a handle and offer clean sight lines and unobstructed views.  Installed individually or configured with other windows, they look great in any room.

Single Hung Window Configurations

Single Hung
3-Lite Single Hung with Grilles in Top Sash
Single Hung Windows with Grilles and Transoms

Vinyl single hung windows offer the traditional look of a hung window while providing increased security, lower maintenance and increased energy efficiency.  The operating sash of a single hung window tilts in nicely for cleaning, and the other sash is fixed in place.

Double Hung Window Configurations

Double Hung
2-Lite Double Hung with Transom and Grilles
3-Lite Double Hung with Grilles

Double Hung windows are a great combination of traditional style and modern technology.  Double hung windows feature tilt-in sashes for easy cleaning.  Open from the bottom like a single hung window, or slide the top sash down for improved airflow and increased security.

Slider Window Configurations

Double Slider
Slider Window
3-Lite End Vent Slider

Slider windows are both beautiful and practical.  Simple to operate and easy to clean, sliders come in a few different options.

Single Slider windows have one sash fixed while the other opens from side to side.

Double Slider windows have two sliding sashes.

3-Lite End Venting sliders have two end sashes that slide in and a fixed middle sash.

Awning Windows

Awning Window
Awning Window in Kitchen
Awning Window Exterior View

Awning windows are often placed above or below other windows, or above doors for increased ventilation and light.  Awning windows are also a popular choice for kitchens and bathrooms.  Hinged at the top, they open outward with the simple turn of a handle.

Bow Windows

Bow Window
Bow Window
Bow Window

Bow windows can become an instant relaxing nook and can add striking character to a home.  Comprised of any combination of four to five windows, the semi-circular projection a bow window gives to a room is a perfect, cozy retreat to be enjoyed for years to come.

Bay Windows

Bay Window
Bay Window with Laminated Wood Interior
Bay Window

Bay Windows add gorgeous dimension to a home’s exterior and allow natural light to flood a home’s interior.  Projecting outward from a wall at 30 or 45 degree angles, they create a cozy alcove using any combination of picture, casement or hung windows.

Custom Shapes and Accessory Windows

Custom Window Styles
Custom Window Shapes
Custom Window Combo

Make your home a work of art by adding custom shape picture or single hung windows.  Custom designed to help enhance the architectural detailing on your home.

Picture Window Configurations

Picture Windows
Picture Windows Interior View
Picture Window Exterior View

Picture Windows are one of the most versatile windows on the market.  They can be configured in many different ways and allow for a great deal of light to enter.  Since picture windows are fixed they offer superior energy efficiency and an unobstructed view.

Need more inspiration?  Check out our WINDOWS gallery!

If you have any questions regarding window styles, please do not hesitate to contact us… we would be happy to answer your questions!

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