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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Burnsville Replacement Windows

An awning window is one of multiple options available when ordering your Burnsville replacement windows. The most important step in this process is figuring out what variety of replacement windows you will choose. The style of Burnsville replacement windows can have a big effect on the look and feel of your Minnesota home, so be familiar with the selections available to you so that you can choose wisely.

Open with Style and Ease

Awning Burnsville replacement windows open from the bottom. They can open inward (toward the room in your Burnsville home) or outward (toward the MN street or yard). This can be beneficial for many reasons. Perhaps your window is located too close to another structure such as a garage or shed. In this case, you would want the awning window replacement to open in, because there is no clearance on the outer portion of your Minnesota home for it to open. Additionally, if the room in which your awning replacement window is located is small you may not want the window to open inward. Awning replacement windows that opens to the exterior of your home is a better option in this case.

Awning Burnsville replacement windows are able to be opened at varying intervals. These intervals can range from having your windows barely open to fully open. When a window is barely open, we say it is 'cracked' open. This option would be used if you just need to vent your room a little, but the weather outside does not permit the window to fully open without making the interior of your Burnsville home uncomfortable.

A fully open awning replacement window is one that is parallel to the ground. This position can make your windows useful for a variety of reasons. First, the window can be used to deflect rain in the event of a Minnesota rain storm. This will allow you to enjoy the weather without being part of it. Additionally, having the window fully open can really add to the amount of air that is circulating through your Burnsville home. Extra added air flow can help keep MN electricity bills down, which is always a benefit.

Other than being barely opened and being opened completely, there are many other options for opening your awning Burnsville replacement windows. These varying degrees of open and close really expand the look and function of your Burnsville replacement windows. With an awning window you have a lot of choices and control over the amount of air flow and outside exposure for your home. This is another reason that the awning variety is the best for your Burnsville home.

Where to Put Them

Awning Burnsville replacement windows are an ideal choice for the kitchen of your MN home. Because they open with a crank and pulley system, they are a good fit for places that are difficult to reach such as above a sink or oven. These types also are ideal because when they are completely in their full open position they allow large quantities of air to flow freely through the Burnsville room, thus ventilating things better than other varieties.

Another room in which an awning window is an added benefit is the bathroom. Such a small space really needs adequate and ample exposure to air, and awning windows are perfect for this. Most Burnsville bathrooms today come equipped with a built in fan to aid in air circulation. However, running these fans use electricity which costs money. Installing an awning window in your bathroom (or all of the bathrooms in your home) can help alleviate some of these costs. Depending on the weather outside, simply opening your window might do as well as or better than using the fan.

Of course, awning Burnsville replacement windows don't have to be limited to use in a kitchen or bathroom. They are really handy and can be beneficial to any room in the house. The fact that the top half of the window is fixed (does not open) makes them ideal in a room where you want to maximize the view of the outside.

Many times when people have a view that is worth seeing, they are limited to installing a picture window or something similar. The reason for this is because windows that open have screens on them, and screens obstruct the view you are trying to preserve. However, an awning replacement window can give you the best of both worlds. The awning type opens, allowing air to flow. They do have a screen, but it typically only covers the portion of the window that opens. This design leaves the top of your Burnsville replacement windows open and free from obscurities, allowing you to fully enjoy both the weather and the scenery.

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