Why do modern homeowners prefer casement windows over other window styles? Due to its extensive glass design and operable nature, casement windows are now more popular than ever. Plus, their hinged design allows full utilization of the window and improves air flow and daylighting.
A window replacement project can be intimidating for first-timers, but it’s a worthwhile project that shouldn’t be delayed. Preparing for this and learning what to expect during the construction can make things easier.
French doors have been a mainstay in residential homes for hundreds of years. The large opening, easy operation and impressive aesthetics found in a typical French door made this particular style an icon of classic home design. With help from modern door manufacturing technology, Renewal by Andersen® takes French doors beyond classic home design, refining and updating them to suit the homes of today.
Used in both traditional and contemporary homes, the casement window is characterized by panels that operate by swinging inwards or outwards. Because they can open as big as the entire frame, casement windows are well-known for providing excellent ventilation and a good view of the outdoors. Today, we take a look at the different components that make up one of the most popular types of windows found in most American homes.