Awning windows are one of the most popular window styles for both new construction and replacement window projects. An awning window is a window that is hinged at the top and opens outward from the bottom, allowing fresh air to enter the home even when it’s raining. Awning windows are often combined with other window styles to create a unique look for the home.
Choosing the right window for your home can be a confusing task with all the window styles available in the market today. To help make a good decision, there are various things you need to consider. For example window quality, purpose, aesthetic, performance. Here is all you need to know about awning windows.
Awning windows are hinged on top and open outward and they allow for ventilation in all weather conditions.
Awning windows are very similar to casement windows because both window styles open outwards from the bottom and their hinges are located at the top. However, the difference with awning windows is that when it is open, an awning window provides an “awning” over the window space, hence their name.
Beautify your space with Awning Windows
Awning windows are often installed high on walls to preserve privacy or to maximize wall space because are wide and not tall like regular windows. They can also be installed above doors or larger windows to improve ventilation, attract more natural light, and enable better viewing.
The beauty of awning windows is that the windows can be installed higher up on a wall to maintain the privacy or lower on a wall for easy operation, making them perfect protection for all weather conditions. Most often, awning windows are installed in basements because they can be placed high on the wall and can easily be opened.
On a hot day, more energy is lost through one square foot of glass than through an entire insulated wall. On such days, awning windows will help reduce the internal temperature of the home or workspace as well as reduce the energy bills. In all, the windows are energy efficient.
If you’re looking for professionally installed new windows at a competitive price, ASAP windows is ready to help. We’ll provide consultation about features, design and style and help you make the best decision for your home.
We’ll work with you on every step of your windows journey, whether you’re looking to replace your new or existing windows.