All of us invest hundreds of dollars in making our dream house. We prioritize the wall paintings, make a list of wall colors, and the wall design we want, including the furniture, appliances, rug, the perfect mattress to sleep on, flooring, etc. We often forget about the doors and windows that add an aesthetic look to the house.
The windows additionally provide us with good ventilation. There are various types of windows that one can choose from which fits the house design giving your house a unique and a beautiful look.
Awning Windows- These windows operate on a hinge on the window frame from the top along with a lever at the bottom. The lever helps in opening and closing the window. The size of these windows are customizable i.e, they do not have a fixed size or a width. They can be easily installed in highs of the wall such as above the kitchen sink. The most famous feature that allows the window to be kept open during the rainy season. The windows allow fresh air and light to enter the room blocking the dirt, leaves, twigs. The unobstructed view provided by these windows are another reason for its increasing demand while keeping the privacy of an individual intact.
Hung Windows- As the name suggests, the windows are fixed on one side and hang on the other edge. The window is fixed on one side, and cannot be moved, in turn offers less ventilation when compared to awning windows. But they do have an advantage, of preventing the heat from escaping outdoors during the winter or rainy seasons. The windows are light adaptive and illuminate the room by allowing light to enter.
There is another type of hung window- double hung; These windows have two movable parts. They can move up and down depending on the sash used. This specific type of hung windows provide excellent ventilation which reduces the energy consumption for air conditioning. They can occupy bigger spaces to allow the room to be illuminated as per one’s choice. These windows are easier to clean, both from inside and outside.
Bow Windows- The windows acquire bigger spaces and can be either fixed or latched according to your requirements. There are one of the best windows to keep your house warm and cozy besides allowing ample amount of light to enter the house and keep your room illuminated.
Bay Windows- These windows can open outwards towards the exterior wall and depict a great artistic value. They can be easily extended from floor to ceiling, providing the owner an excellent landscape view, as well as preventing rain from entering and other seasonal disturbances. Different sizes are easily available and provide great ventilation allowing cool breeze to enter the room. They aren’t fixed and hence are easy to clean.
Slider Windows- It is similar to the hung or double hung windows. The basic difference being they have sash slides fixed horizontally instead of vertical fixtures. Ideal for ventilation and lighting.
Blinds– Has high aesthetic value; it is one of the best choices for people with attraction towards wood. The real wood gives your home an elegant looking luxurious style. Wood is a better insulator than glass and keeps your home warm during winters besides keeping your room cool during the summer days, allowing proper ventilation. The sun rays are blocked by the wood ensuring cool air to circulate within rooms. Wooden blinds are really easy to install, also it requires basic methods to clean them. The privacy of the house owners are rightfully maintained and it also reduces the noise coming from outside.