FAQ: Window Types 2016-12-05T00:31:04+00:00

WINDOW TYPES


 

Single Hung: A window that has one operating sash which operates vertically.

Double Hung: A window that has two operating sashes which operate vertically.

Awning: A venting style window whose sash is hinged at the top and when it is opened, the sash cranks out and up.

Hopper: A venting style window whose sash is hinged at the bottom and when it is opened, the sash cranks out and down.

Casement: A venting style window whose sash is hinged on the jamb and when it is opened, the sash cranks out and to the right or left.

Fixed: A window that is not operable. Also may be called a picture window.

Slider: Window whose sash operates horizontally.

Bay: Bay windows are formed with three or more windows and have more defined angles than a bow window.

Bow: Bow windows are typically four or more windows and produce a gentle curve.