Exquisite Casement Windows

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Exquisite Casement Windows

Here at Window Guardians, we provide the Bucks County, PA community with first-class window installation and repair. As premier window specialists (not contractors!), we’re committed to giving you a window installation experience that you’ll never forget — and that you’ll be sure to share with others as well.

Keep reading to learn more about our options for casement window installation here at Window Guardians!

What Are Casement Windows?

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Casement windows are attached to the frame by one or more hinges on the side, and are often held open via a casement stay. Casement windows are used singly or in pairs within a common frame, in which case their hinges are found on the outside.   

The Advantages of Casement Windows

There are many wonderful advantages of casement windows, including:

Ventilation

Casement windows offer the best ventilation out of any other kind of window. Because they open outward, they can catch fresh air and sunlight more easily. When opened, the standard casement window is 100% open to the outdoors, barring pairs of casement flanking windows on either side of a picture window.

Energy Efficiency

When closed, casement windows are the most energy-efficient of any window type. Because the sash is movable, it can fasten very securely to the weather-stripping when in the locked position, making it uniquely airtight. 

Easy Cleaning

Because of their design, casement windows are a good choice for hard to reach places such as over kitchen sinks. Because you open them via crank instead of pushing them upward, casement windows are easy to open and close and thus easier to wash.

The Drawbacks of Casement Windows

Vulnerability

The hardware and hinges in casement windows should be checked periodically to ensure they are maintaining stability. Casement windows are usually very difficult to break into even when locked, but as they age, their hardware can rust or become faulty without proper maintenance. This can make them easier targets for burglars. 

Make sure to arrange for regular maintenance for your casement windows with your Window Guardians team to ensure your windows stay in optimal condition.

Size Limitations

There’s a reason you never see large casement windows: there are size limitations, even given the best hardware and construction methods. Consult with your team at Window Guardians to determine the sizes available.

Other Facts & Questions

Can casement windows open inward?

It might surprise you to learn that casement windows don’t have to swing out: they can also open in! Casement windows that open inward are referred to as inswing casement windows.

What are French casement windows?

French casement windows consist of a pair of casement windows side-by-side that open out from the center with a vertical post in-between. With French casement windows, you can simply open both windows simultaneously.

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Are you ready to completely change the way your home looks with some gorgeous casement windows? If so, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team of Bucks County, PA window pros by reaching out and giving our crew a call today!

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