Awning windows are similar to casement windows, however, instead of being hinged along the side and pivoting outward along the vertical axis, they feature a hinge along the top of the sash and open by swinging outward from the bottom along the horizontal axis. When opened, this configuration creates an awning effect that gives this …Continue Reading
Casement Vs. Awning Windows: What’s The Difference?
Replacing the windows on your home is a great investment to make in terms of comfort and energy efficiency. It also gives you an opportunity to personalize your home’s architectural aesthetic. However, some homeowners find the number of window options available to them a bit overwhelming. Below, we take a look at two common window …Continue Reading
Awning Windows vs. Sliding Windows: What’s The Difference?
When it comes to choosing the right replacement windows for your home, there’s no shortage of options. From different frame materials to interior and exterior colors, insulated glazing systems, and a sea of decorative elements like ornate hardware and decorative glass, the possibilities abound. But one option that’s perhaps more important than all of the …Continue Reading
How to Clean & Maintain Awning Windows
Awning windows are not quite as easy to clean as casement or double hung windows, but fortunately, most modern awning windows do have functional components that enable them to be cleaned from inside your home, which means you won’t have to get up on a ladder to complete the job. Cleaning the Screen, Glass & …Continue Reading