What are the popular windows styles?
Are you looking to replace your current windows or purchase new windows? The great news is homeowners nowadays are no longer limited to one style of window. There are multiple profile styles available on the market today. However, having new windows installed can sometimes be a daunting task for most homeowners. But, thanks to modern technologies and up to date window styles, it is now easy and less stressful to install a set of windows.
Here is our list of popular windows styles that you might want to consider purchasing.
Are casement windows better?
Casement windows are the most common windows of all the styles. The casement windows hinge on the top of the frame and the side. These windows remain a popular window choice because they are versatile, secure and very energy-efficient. Casement windows today are available in a wide range of materials such as uPVC and aluminium and a wide range of RAL colours.
How do sash windows work?
Sliding sash windows consist of two panels that slide vertically to open. Sash windows are a classic design and style used mostly in Georgian and Victorian houses. Homeowners who wish to keep the look of their properties choose to replace timber sash windows with uPVC double glazing options. Furthermore, sash windows are also available in a wide range of RAL colours. Did you know that the oldest sash window was installed in England in 1670 and is still there to this date?
What is a tilt and turn window?
Tilt and turn windows provide the maximum ventilation and allow fresh air to enter your home. Furthermore, tilt and turn windows are not only stylish but also durable and secure. The window opens from the top and can tilt inwards from the bottom of the window. Also, there are options to have the window swing open from the inside.
What is a cottage style window?
Cottage style windows come in an Astragal or Georgian style. These are popular because of the appearance of smaller panes of glass give a stunning appearance works perfectly for cottage-style homes. Modern versions of the traditional cottage windows are now casement windows with added Astragal or Georgian bars to make them look like vintage cottage windows. These windows are available in a wide range of materials like uPVC and aluminium. Both materials are great for saving money on energy bills and help to keep the heat in during the winter months.