What Style of Windows are Best for Your Home in Fort Worth?

Windows Fort Worth TXIt goes without saying that having new windows installed on your home in the Fort Worth area of Texas is a big investment. Fortunately, though, it is an investment with many beneficial dividends such as improved energy efficiency, less wear and tear on your HVAC system, better indoor comfort – the list goes on. In addition, new windows can be installed that are a better fit for your home’s overall architecture and feature low-maintenance, hard-wearing exteriors that don’t succumb to the elements and require periodic scraping, painting, or staining.

The following is an overview of some of the more popular window styles:

CASEMENT

This style of window features a sash that is hinged on one side and can be opened outward to let fresh air in.

AWNING

Somewhat similar to casement windows, awning windows have a sash that is hinged at the top, creating an “awning” effect when open.

SINGLE HUNG

A single hung window has a fixed top sash and a movable bottom sashed that can be opened and closed as desired.

DOUBLE HUNG

Double hung windows have two independently movable sashes.

SLIDING

Also called sliders, sliding windows open and close horizontally along a track.

For more information, contact Gulf Coast Windows, an award-winning home window replacement specialist serving Fort Worth! We install vinyl windows, aluminum windows, and more – all in the most popular styles.