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Advantages of Awning Windows

12/27/2014 9:09:00 AM

Awning windows, much like casement windows, open outward. Unlike a casement window, however, an awning window opens with a top hinge instead of a side hinge. Awnings are very popular and have many benefits over other styles of windows, such as improved ventilation, and design versatility. 

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Advantage: Weather Proofing

Since awning windows open from the top, they create an awning effect (hence their name) and provide protection from the weather while still allowing for ventilation. They will allow little to no leakage from rain when open, so you can enjoy fresh air in your home or office, even when the weather is bad.

Advantage: Privacy and Security

As typically smaller windows, awnings can be installed higher up on the wall than many types of windows. Without compromising your privacy or safety, they still provide natural light and ventilation.  They are great in bathrooms and bedrooms—their ease of use makes them perfect to add over a counter or sink.

Advantage: Versatility

Awning windows feature advantages in versatility that few other styles of window can offer. Because they can be installed higher than other types of windows, awning windows provide greater flexibility in designing and styling your décor. They can also feature window grilles and be placed in patterns that add unique light into your space. We offer awning windows made of: 

Weather Shield Awning Windows Advantages

Awning windows from Weather Shield come with the benefits that are found in all of our products: high efficiency glass and premium materials that are manufactured in the United States.

Awning windows are a great choice for home or business owners looking for windows that offer energy efficiency, safety, improved ventilation, and design versatility. If you are interested in having awning windows installed in your home or business, contact us directly or find a Weather Shield dealer today!


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