There are various types of windows which are; slider, stationary, bay or bow, transom, awning, casement, double hung and picture windows. The type double hung window are windows that can be lowered and raised and their price quite affordable. Awning windows are good for climates that results in a lot of rain as they are water resistant. Another window type is bay windows which extend out of the house and creates a small shelf in the home. The angled frame is built out of the home and the bay window relies on a flat window set.
The next type of window design is the casement windows which is built with a hinge in their construction and their mode of working is by swinging out to the side or up to open. Thus by using a hinge in the construction of casement windows, solid glass is often used as it offers a less obstructed view. The advantage of using hinges result to windows that are excellent insulators as they don’t have separate pieces and breaks between the pieces.
Windows need to be covered using materials that manage sunlight, ensure privacy or security, aesthetic purposes and act as weather proofing. Window blinds, curtains and drapes, window shades, window shutters, solar screen and various types of boarding, nailed or screwed to the window casing are the examples of window coverings.
In order to ensure privacy, window coverings are known to work well in excluding nosy people. In order to decorate rooms using different types of window coverings that appeals to many clients some of the window coverings include; window blinds, shutters, shades, curtains and drapes. Acting as weather proof is also important because of the furniture present. Thus the various rooms of a house define the type of window covering to be used.
Glass block windows are the other types of window designs that increase light flow of a home section as they are considered as accents. A patterned design is used in a glass block window which continuously provides light and privacy. The areas in which glass block windows are ideal include; bathrooms, basements and private spaces. A kitchen garden is resulted from having garden windows that basically mini bays. Garden windows have earned that name as they act as little tiny green houses that protrude from inside the home.
Not only does the garden window hold different plants but also shelves can be added f or the purposes of increasing the number of plants. If an emergency occurs an escape route is provided by an egress route which is mostly designed for safety purposes. In every living space of the home its advisable to have an egress window for emergency purposes. If the view is a green backyard or a mountain range then picture windows provide the best view.