Different types of replacement windows

By on November 2, 2018

Do you know that there are many different amazing types, styles and customizable options for replacement windows? Bow or bay, double-hung or sliding, awning or casement etc.The choices can be dizzying and in large number. Discover and try to find out the many available window styles and choose which option will work best for your personal design preferences and the architecture of your home.

Replacement windows come in many and huge different styles and shapes. Choosing the one best and suited for you and your wonderful home depends on the architectural style of your home, how and where the window is going to be used and situated, and the type of performance you need from your windows. Learn more about each window style and their appearance below as well as the ideal location and use for each one. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to select the style of windows you already have in your pretty house, especially if it doesn’t work for you!


Double-hung windows are the most traditional and elegant window style available. They are also the most popular ones among all. Best suited and applicable for window openings where the height is greater than the width. Cleaning is a breeze with double-hung windows, as both sashes easily open fully and tilt inward, which is really an astonishing thing.


Sliding, or gliding, windows boast slim vertical lines for a clean and to have an amazing  elegant look – a welcome addition for any architectural style. Ideal for window openings where the width is greater than the height, sliding replacement windows are a great and the most people`s choice for walls near a deck or walkway. Customize your windows in either two- or three-lite configurations or even more.


Awning and casement windows have clean, beautiful and simple lines that complement the architecture of modern homes well and can update the look of traditional homes.  


A bay window is a collection or we can say group of three windows at 25- to 45-degree angles, while bow windows contain maximum 3, 4 or 5 windows at 10- or 15-degree angles. Both window styles are a beautiful and stunning ,focal point for any home and the perfect way to create a cozy reading nook or update an existing one. Always choose the best so double-hung or casement window styles as end vents to complete the perfect bow or bay window for your space.


Custom shape windows are fixed windows, often referred to as picture sort ofwindows. They are the perfect and the best solution for openings with an abundance of natural light and hard-to-reach spaces where the windows do not need to open. Stanek decorative windows are available in 25 specialty window shapes, which is a huge number.

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