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

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

AWNING 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.

SLIDER/GLIDER
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.

DOUBLE HUNG
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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Royal Oak Replacement Windows

The most commonly used type of Royal Oak replacement windows are horizontal sliders. These are the most familiar to many people for a variety of reasons, the least of which being that they are both versatile and extremely manageable. Additionally, sliding Michigan replacement windows can usually be very affordable, and in comparison to other Royal Oak replacement window types installing horizontal sliders in your MI home can often really save you a lot of money.

Easy to Open

The best part of horizontally sliding Michigan replacement windows is how relatively simple they are to open. All of us have seen and used a slider window at least once or twice in our lives, so we know that these type glide open from one side to the other. While there is very little variety in Royal Oak replacement horizontal sliders, one option that is available for you (and something you will have to make a choice regarding) is whether the window slides from right to left or left to right when you are opening it.

While this option may not seem like a very big deal, you really ought to give it some thought when choosing your Royal Oak replacement windows. Think about the configuration of your room. Do you have certain furniture that overlaps the Royal Oak replacement window? Perhaps it would be better to have the window open from the frame that is opposite that piece, so that the overlap is centered on the fixed side of the window (the side that does not open) rather than the sliding part. This will help to protect the furniture from nicks and dings it might get while you are opening and closing the window. Additionally, it works to protect it from any dust or water that might find its way through the open window. Additionally, an unobstructed window is much easier to open that one that has a piece of furniture in the way.

If you do not have any furniture that will affect the way your window opens, there are still other things to consider. For example, look at the doors in your room in comparison with the Royal Oak replacement windows. If your doors open left to right, it might be a good idea to have your Royal Oak windows do the same. It may seem like its nit picking to worry about the doors and windows opening in the same direction, but there is something to be said for synergy.

The feel and flow of your room is just as important to the aesthetics of it as anything else, so be aware. Also, the air flow can be affected by the lack of collaboration between the windows and doors. If the air flow from the window comes in such a way that the door is constantly being blown shut, it doesn't do you any good. These are all good items to consider when planning on replacing a window.

Benefits of Horizontal Sliders

The biggest benefit that a typical horizontal slider has over other types of Michigan replacement windows is that they are cheap. This is not to say that they are poorly made or designed. This is usually far from the case. In fact, they did not become the most commonly used style because of either of these things. Rather, they are the most frequently used type of Royal Oak replacement windows because they are not only versatile, but they are functional and also quite affordable.

The reason this type of Royal Oak replacement windows are so affordable is because they are simple. Their design is unassuming, and there are few if any whistles and bells. This is what also makes them more affordable than other varieties of MI window. This makes them ideal for not only Royal Oak home remodeling on a budget, but also for other projects. These sorts of projects can include upgrading a MI rental property, or just furnishing a house that is full of kids with some sturdy, reliable Royal Oak replacement windows.

Another benefit to purchasing horizontal slide open Royal Oak replacement windows is easy air flow. These Royal Oak replacement windows are by far the best for ventilation. The reason for this is that they are basically a large hole in the wall of your Royal Oak home that allows air to flow freely. When opened fully a slider window can allow as much if not more air flow than an open door. Additionally, it is simple to control the amount of air that you allow in or out of your home. This can be controlled with ease by simply limiting the amount of space you allow between the window pane and the window frame when you open your Royal Oak replacement windows.

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