There are a variety of window types available that will fit your home style and provide different benefits. Each window has it is own uses and benefits. There are a variety of window types that can be purchased, and each have their own benefits and uses. Below are images, descriptions and the benefits of each window type.
Single Slider Windows (Horizontal Slider)
Single slider windows have one sash that is fixed, while the other sash opens and closes by sliding from side to side. Since single slider windows do not open outward, they are ideal for rooms near shrubs, trees, walkways, and patios.
Single Hung Window
Single hung windows consist of two sashes. The top sash is stationary, and the bottom sash slides up to open. The bottom sash also tilts inwards for easy cleaning from inside your home. Since single hung windows do not open outward, they are ideal for rooms near shrubs, trees, walkway, and patios.
Double Slider Window
Double slider windows create more air circulation since both sashes open and close by gliding to the left or right. Since double sliders do not open outward, they are ideal for rooms near shrubs, trees, walkways, and patios. To accommodate the double acting sashes, double sliders require a deeper frame than single sliders
Double Hung Window
Double hung windows consist of two operable sashes. Both sashes can open at the same time for more air circulation and they tilt in for easy cleaning from inside your home. Since double hung windows do not open outward, they are ideal for rooms near shrubs, trees, walkways, and patios.
Picture windows offer clear views and welcome in natural light, making any room feel bigger and brighter. Because they do not open, picture windows have no moveable sashes or hardware to obstruct the view.
Geometric Window (Shape Window)
Geometric windows include window shapes that do not have four 90º corners, such as half-rounds, French arches, trapezoids, and triangles. They can be a bold architectural element that adds natural light and visual interest to your home.
Casement windows offer the unobstructed view of picture windows, but with the benefit of opening for air circulation. They are hinged on the side and swing outward with an easy to use crank operation.
Awning windows are hinged on the top and open outward from the bottom with an easy to use crank operation. They allow for ventilation and protection from the rain.
Bay & Bow Window
Bay and bow windows make any room feel larger, broaden your view and welcome in more light. Bay windows have three panels and offer a more pronounced, angular projection. Bow windows have four or more panels allowing for a more gentle, rounded appearance. They can be made with any combination of picture, double hung, and casement windows.
Garden windows are a popular choice to brighten kitchens and bathrooms. They open the room to more sunlight and provide a perfect shelf for plants and décor.
Anlin replacement windows are available in a wide range of window types. You can pick from our single hung, double hung, casement and other window types. Anlin windows also come in a range of interior and exterior colors to complement the style of your home. Learn More