While the sliders maybe the most common on the market, this does not mean that they are they only windows that can be opened. Casement and awning windows are exceptional when it comes to security, visibility and weatherproofing. You can even keep an awning window open in a light rain, and have no moisture enter.
Though casement and awning windows are typically more expensive, they make up for this price tag with their own unique features and benefits:
Casement windows open from two side hinges, making it fantastic for ventilation in warm climates. With its clear visibility, it is ideal for placement alongside fixed windows to allow for an unobstructed outlook from you home. With the stainless steel roto-operator, it has never been easier to open a window.
Awning windows open with two top hinges, that allows it to create a awning effect, hence the name. This effect allows you to have it marginally open during rain, and have the inside stay dry. Its clear, open pane also allows for great visibility and unobstructed views.
Casement windows open from two side hinges, making it fantastic for ventilation in warm climates. As it too has only one pane of glass, it also allows the hot air to stay inside during the colder months. With the stainless steel roto-operator, it has never been easier to open a window.