Whether you are tired of the windows in your home or if they are so worn out that replacement is the only option, it pays to look at different designs. There is no rule that says you have to stick with the same type of of window that you have now. In fact, a different design may be a better choice. Take a moment and consider what awning windows have to offer. You may find that this is the right selection for your home.
Simple But Elegant Lines
Some people love ornate windows with multiple panes and intricate design elements. Other people prefer a look that is simple, allows the view to be seen with a minium of obstruction, and has clean lines that allow the other elements of the home to shine. If that’s what you are seeking, there is no doubt that an awning window design is an excellent solution.
When closed, awning windows fit right in with all the other elements of the home. They look nice, the simple design blends in nicely, and the windows will in general improve the home’s curb appeal. Once you open them, the windows add more visual interest to the outside. They also look nice on the inside.
Perhaps you need to be mindful of how much effort it takes to open and close windows. That is a consideration when one or more members of the household don’t have the upper body strength needed to open and close your current set of single or double hung windows. Lifting up or pressing down is just too difficult physically.
Did you know you can go with Pickering windows in an awning design and ensure every member of the family can open and close them easily? Some awning window designs come with cranks that make it easy to operate. There are also models that can be set up with a small motor that is operated with a remote control. Now everyone can enjoy a little fresh air whenever they like.
Available in Wood Vinyl and Metal
Awning window designs are available in all the same materials used for other solutions. Go with wood if you happen to prefer that approach. Vinyl is a great way to reduce maintenance and upkeep since there is no painting involved. Metal is durable and will certainly not warp or crack as the years pass. Choose the material you want and rest assured the windows can be crafted to your specifications.
Works With Many Home Styles
Some window designs are fine for contemporary homes but don’t work with more traditional styles. You will find that awning windows work well with a broader range of home styles than some other designs. From a ranch house to a 17th century saltbox style, these windows will not detract from the look of the place. If anything, they will help to draw out more design elements and enhance the look of your home.
Call a contractor today and arrange for a visit to your home. Talk about what benefits you would like the new windows to provide and how much you can afford to spend. From there, it will be easy to compare different designs, set a date for the windows replacement to begin, and know you made the right choice.