Select this option if you need multiple types or assistance in determining the best type for your project.

Allow natural light into top floor rooms such as attics that may not have walls for windows.

Like casement windows, they crank out, but the sash opens upward instead of sideways.

STORM WINDOWS Protect older windows against energy inefficiency and are an economical option.

These windows feature a sliding track allowing the sashes to move left and right.

SINGLE HUNG WINDOWS Only the bottom sash opens. The top half of the window is stationary.

Both sashes move up and down. Generally both sashes will pop in for easy cleaning.

BAY/BOW WINDOWS Generally protrude out from the exterior wall of a home, creating a wide view and wide window sill inside.

CASEMENT WINDOWS These windows crank out and allow maximum air flow in and out of a home.

BASEMENT EGRESS These maximize light in a basement and are also used for safety.

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Awning Replacement Windows

Awning replacement windows are great products to help you boost ventilation in the home. And if opening a window requires quite a reach, such as situations where you would have to reach across a kitchen counter, awning windows are a great replacement choice even if the old units were a different type. In homes all over the country, this window type is often combined with other types, used in certain areas where ventilation is of great importance like kitchens and bathrooms.

Whatever type or types you end up choosing throughout the house, installing replacements is quite a big job. It is usually a task best left to the pros. Awning replacement windows feature many great benefits with them, and they are a great choice especially in certain situations and areas of the home. When thinking about purchasing this or any other type of window, the cost of the job must be a primary motivating concern.

Installing Replacement Windows

Making the choice to install awning replacement windows in the home has certain ramifications. For example, this choice necessitates ensuring that there is enough outside clearance for the swinging out of the sash. Awning windows open to the outside, generally with one large pane, so they need a good amount of clearance in the outside in order for them to be a viable choice. Areas where there are bushes or other landscaping growing up close to the house at the window level are not a good match for awning replacement windows.

Awning windows have some nice features that make them easy to operate. They are opened and closed by a crank and locked and unlocked by latches on both sides of the window. The ease of operation makes it much easier to open and close them when leaning forward than it would be to open a double hung in the same location.

Making the choice to go this direction usually means there is an accessibility issue of some sort and/or a great need for ventilation where the awning window is going. The fact that they can be opened in the rain and provide venting for the room makes them great for hot kitchens and bathrooms.

Advantages of an Awning Window

There are many great advantages and benefits to going with awning replacement windows in certain areas of the home. Regardless of which room they are located in, they can be opened up and providing outside air into the home even when it is raining out. This is very important to some people who hate sitting around with all of the windows closed and no fresh air.

Awning replacement windows are excellent products to choose in kitchens. In the kitchen, things get pretty hot and steamy sometimes. When you are cooking or even when you are working on the dishes, you might get so sweaty that you need to open up a window to get some fresh air. But most units do not let fresh air in without also getting the house wet in inclement weather. Only awning windows can be partially opened to cool down a kitchen even during a storm without a major mess forming as a result. If something gets burned and smoke billows out of the stove, just crank open the awning replacement windows and watch the room clear out.

Awning replacement windows are also perfect for bathrooms. They can be cracked open while you take a shower to let all the steam out and still help you keep your modesty. This replacement window style is great anywhere around the house, but is particularly effective in the bath and kitchen or laundry room.

Replacement Window Cost Considerations

A replacement window project always costs some money. Homeowners can be resigned to the fact that they're going to pay an arm and a leg, or they can take action and do something about what their replacement windows cost. If you are in the market for a replacement job or if you'd like more information on pricing, fill out the form at the top of the page and get free quotes for work on your home. Homeowners who explore all of the options available to them in their local markets tend to get better values for these sorts of jobs.

Window remodeling is a major undertaking when you're talking about doing the whole house. But consumers who have the patience to look around and get prices together before jumping into anything are very likely to come out with some great bargains and save big on the cost of their projects.

From the cost of labor to the price of materials, every aspect of cost needs to be considered for price shoppers scoping out the possibilities for doing window jobs on their homes. Learn more about the cost of awning replacement windows and save.

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