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Top 10 Window Types for Your Home

Top 10 window types for your home

Choosing replacement windows for your home can be a gigantic project. Knowing which window to choose is even tougher. There are so many window options on the market today that it can be an overwhelming project.

As the premier roofing contractor, Custom Exteriors, LLC is here to help you understand which window options are available for you. We might be the top-rated roofing contractor in the area, but we also provide replacement windows so you can feel confident in your home exterior.

To learn more about how we can help you with your replacement windows, call Custom Exteriors, LLC today at 970-381-2763 or complete our online request form.

Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows open from the top and the bottom. They provide maximum ventilation and easy cleaning. Double hung windows are made in the US and have a limited lifetime warranty.

These windows are superior in strength and durability against wind and weather. The energy-efficient design saves costs and keeps your home comfortable.

Sliding Windows

Sliding windows are the ideal option for a picturesque view without sacrificing fresh airflow. These windows slide open horizontally and are perfect for windows where you might not have the leverage required to open a hung window, such as behind a sink.

These windows can be customized in various configurations and allow for easy, convenient operation. Sloped sill design ensures water quickly drains away.

Casement and Awning Windows

Casement and awning windows are ideal for homes in rainy and windy climates. They allow for flexibility and security when it comes to airflow, no matter the weather.

These windows have triple-barrier weatherstripping that provides superior protection in inclement weather. Casement windows feature 90-degree hinge capabilities while awning windows pillow for ventilation even on rainy days.

Picture Windows

Picture windows provide a breathtaking view and plenty of natural light for your home. Most importantly, picture windows can be custom made and are available in countless shapes.

These windows perfectly complement other window units and dramatically increase natural light in the heart of your home.

Architectural Shaped Windows

Architectural shape windows are available in a wide variety of shapes to ensure you're getting the best window shapes for your home. These windows provide a great focal point to any room and are particularly effective in homes featuring vaulted windows.

While not all architectural shaped windows are available in operable configurations, they do provide superior strength and durability against wind and weather.

Basement Hopper

A basement hopper window is a window in your home's basement that opens out in the case of emergencies. These windows are usually fairly small, but they're still strong and durable in the face of wind and weather.

Acrylic Block Windows

Acrylic block windows create an attractive and private solution for any area of your home. These windows are made of lightweight acrylic and pre-assembled into panels or window units. These blocks are lightweight and have very little chance of sagging or caulk lines cracking over time.

These windows have heavy-duty, all-vinyl frames that ensure durability. This option is also available with dryer vent block options for convenient use in laundry rooms.

Bay and Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows combine three or more single-hung, double-hung, casement, or picture windows to create a focal point in your home. They add light and depth to the area.

These windows use a heavy-duty cable-hanging system to prevent bowing or sagging with a variety of woodgrain and inlay options for the head and seat board.

Garden Windows

Garden windows are often found in kitchens and laundry rooms. They allow sun exposure on three sides, allowing your plants to flourish while still maintaining energy-efficient features.

The sloped top insulated glass is tempered for improved integrity and durability to ensure this option can endure harsh weather. Functional side windows are also easily opened for access to fresh air.

Single-Hung Windows

Single-hung windows open from the bottom with one fixed sash and one operable sash. They're perfect for windows that face tall landscaping or other outdoor obstruction, helping to increase the natural light in your home.

Single-hung windows include a screen that gives you the freedom to let air in while keeping insects and other pests outside. The sloped sill design ensures water quickly drains away.

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