Awning and casement windows are both popular window choices amongst residential customers. They are great for anyone looking for a convenient and energy-efficient window option that allows for great views and maximum ventilation. At Beehive State Exteriors, we provide professional sales, installation, and replacement services for awning and casement windows for customers in St. George, Utah, and the surrounding areas.
Awning and casement windows are very similar in style, with a few notable differences that set them apart from each other.
Both of these types of windows are often referred to as crank windows, since they open and close via a simple cranking mechanism. A rotation of the crank, which can be folded away when not in use, opens these windows outward, allowing for maximum ventilation and natural light. When the windows are closed, a tight seal is created, keeping your home wind- and weatherproof while preserving energy efficiency.
Both awning and casement windows are a popular window choice for homeowners with a variety of styles, and they work well with modern, farmhouse, traditional, and many other design choices. Operation is smooth and simple, even in hard-to-reach spaces. And, because of the way these windows are designed, views remain unobstructed by bars or other structural elements.
Because casement and awning windows open outward, they are best used in spaces without trees, shrubbery, or other items close to the exterior of the home.
Awning windows have hinges at the top and are made for openings that are wider than they are tall. This means they tilt open on the bottom of the window. This is a great option if you enjoy keeping your windows open frequently, even when it’s raining. The sash acts as an awning, which keeps out water but still allows airflow.
These types of windows are ideal for rooms that need a lot of ventilation, like a kitchen, bathroom, or art studio.
One of the main differences of casement windows is that they have the sash located on the side of the glass and are made for openings that are taller than they are wide. This makes them great for catching wind and allowing a nice breeze to redirect into your home.
They are perfect for rooms with beautiful views, such as a living or dining room that looks out over the surrounding landscape.
At Beehive State Exteriors, we take pride in providing top-quality services for casement and awning windows. Whether you are in need of sales, installation, or replacement, our team of professionals is ready to assist you every step of the way.
Our experts offer high-quality workmanship and close attention to detail, ensuring that your home looks its best with beautiful and functional windows. We take care of everything, from measuring your windows to ensuring a perfect fit and seamless installation. You can have peace of mind knowing that your casement or awning windows are in the hands of trusted professionals.
For over 30 years, Beehive State Exteriors has been southern Utah’s premier provider of external remodeling services. Our team of professional window contractors have extensive experience in window installation and replacement. We also provide high-quality services for your home’s siding, rain gutters, and doors.
We care about our customers and go the extra mile to ensure your home will look its best. To see our inventory in person, visit our showroom at 3346 E. Hidden Springs Dr. in Washington, Utah. To request more information, feel free to contact us online or call 801-300-8000.
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