New windows, Replacement Windows, Styles
Buying new windows can be a daunting task, whether to go
with impact resistant, low E, vinyl or aluminum, there are many
choices to make. But the most important choice is
determining which style of window will look best in your home.
We’ve provided the following gallery so that you can view the
different types of windows available. (Click on the images to
enlarge) We're happy to provide you with a free consultation to
assist you in choosing the right windows for your home.
There are many types of new & replacement windows for your St. Pete,
Clearwater or Tampa home. View the styles below
and call us for a FREE Estimate!
Sliding windows have sashes that move horizontally on a track. Usually only one of the sashes
moves and the other is fixed. Since only half of the window area can be opened, sliding windows
provide less ventilation area than casement or rotating windows. An advantage is that they are
inexpensive, especially if the frame is aluminum, and their easy to clean, if the sash is removed.
Slider Slider with Transom Slider
Awning / Hopper Windows
Awning windows, also known as hopper windows, swing open like casements but are hinged on
the top or bottom rather than on the side. Some swing inward, others swing outward. Because
they are easy to clean and provide more security than other types of windows, they are common in
schools and in multifamily housing.
Awning With Picture Multiple Awnings Awning with Geometric
Casement windows open with cranks or levers that open them like doors. Older casements swing on hinges while newer ones
have pivot mechanisms. Most swing outward, but models that swing inward are available. Casements provide excellent ventilation
because both halves of the window open. Because they seal tightly when closed, they are considered energy efficient. Another
advantage of casements is they are easier to clean than most other windows because both inside and outside surfaces are
accessible from indoors.
Double - Hung Windows
Double-hung windows are probably the most common type of window. They open by sliding the bottom half of the window up or
sliding the top half down. Because only half of the window area can be open at one time, they provide less ventilation than casement
style windows. However, an advantage of double-hung windows is they can be used to create air movement in the home by
opening the top portion of the windows on one side of the house and opening the lower portion of the windows on the coolest side
of the house. Air will naturally rise out of the higher opening, pulling cooler air in the lower opening.
Casement with Awning Casement with Transom Casement Casement with Transom
Double Hung Double Hung Double Hung with Geometric Double Hung
Single Hung Windows
Single-hung windows are similar in operation to double-hung windows, with the exception that only the bottom sash opens.
Single Hung Single Hung Single Hung Single Hung
A picture window is a large fixed window that is either without glazing bars or features glazed bars only near the edge of the window.
A picture window gets its name because it is designed to provide a clear view of your surroundings, acting as a picture frame for the
Picture with Geometric Picture Picture Picture
A transom window is a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or
air. You will often see transom windows over entry doors.
Transom Transom Transom Over Door Transom with Geometric
Geometric windows are a series of non-operating, non-opening windows in special geometric shapes. These windows can be used
alone or combined to create a dramatic effect.
Geometric Geometric over Transom Geometric, Single Hung, Picture Geometric, Casement
Bay and Bow Windows
Traditionally, Bay windows are made from three windows: a large picture window is flanked by smaller windows on the sides that
are set at 30, 45, 60 or 90 degree angles.
A bow window is a curved bay window. Bow windows are designed to create space by projecting beyond the exterior wall of a
building, and to provide a wider view of the garden or street outside, and typically combine four or more casement windows, which
join together to form an arch.
Bay Bay Bow Bay
Garden Windows are engineered and constructed for beauty and functionality. You can grow plants and flowers indoors, while
enjoying the beauty of the outdoors.
Garden Garden Garden Garden
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