Windows play an important part in our house decoration. They connect the inside and outside of the houses. Selecting window types for a home is never an easy work. What window types is good for my home in a long term? Are fixed window cheaper than casement?
The Types Of Windows
Windows can be classified according to their frame materials and the way of opening. Frame materials can be vinyl, aluminum, fiberglass and wood, etc. Assumed in the same window material, widows can be divided into fixed windows and operable windows according to the way they open.
Fixed Windows & Their Applications
Fixed windows, also known as picture windows, are windows that cannot open. Fixed windows can be used independently or window combination in a large opening. They don't require any hardware. They don't even require a screen. Glass and frame are main components and they have good sealing on four sides, thus fixed windows are maintenance-free and have good air tightness, water tightness and great insulation. Fixed windows are sure to be the most affordable. And, of course, fixed windows are cheaper than casement, even cheaper than sliders.