Single hung windows are a popular choice for those who want a classic look and function. They feature a movable sash at the bottom that slides upward and a fixed glass lite on top. In some cases, the bottom panel can tilt inward to allow for easier cleaning of the exterior glass surface. Its sliding operation does not require any space in the interior or exterior of the house. They are a great choice for ventilation allowing for very wide openings.
Horizontal rolling windows (also know as sliding windows) are a versatile and popular solution for wider wall openings. The two vertical panes of glass are positioned side by side with one of the panels sliding neatly behind the other. This allows for maximum opening height as well as great ventilation. Horizontal rollers are available as 2-panel units as well as 3-panel units with both end panels operable and a fixed center lite.
Fixed windows are also called picture windows as they allow the designer to capture a magnificent view and bring it inside the home. These non-operable units can cover large wall openings and allow the maximum amount of natural light. They are often combined within the same opening with other types of windows such as single hungs, horizontal rollers, casements and other fixed windows. Modern and contemporary designs take advantage of the large views that these windows offer.
Architectural windows are available in many different shapes and sizes. This type of non-operable windows can be used to complement another window within the same opening or as a stand alone unit. Like other fixed windows, they can cover large openings and let the maximum amount of light. Designers use popular shapes such as archtops, half circles, full circles, ovals, ellipticals, hexagons, pentagons, etc., to add elegance and enhance the look of homes and buildings.
Casement windows offer unobstructed views from top to bottom. They can be opened by cranking a handle on the inside and its hinged sash swings open towards the outside for maximum ventilation. Casements can be hinged left or right and are often combined in pairs within a single opening to cover a larger area. Its versatility has made casements a top choice for traditional, contemporary or modern designs alike.
Project-out / Awning
Similar to a casement window on its side, Project-out windows swing open from the top by turning a handle on the interior sill. These windows are great for ventilation and are often used over other windows and doors or by themselves on clerestories.
French Doors (swing)
French doors bring elegance inside and outside your home. They can swing inward or outward depending on your preference and/or space restrictions. Available as pairs or single leaf, you can add matching sidelites to cover virtually any opening width. They can also be combined with arches or rectangular transoms to cover openings of up to 12 ft. high. They can be configured to meet traditional, as well as contemporary and modern designs. A variety of hardware options and finishes ensure that you will find the one that fits your desired look and taste.
Sliding glass doors are a popular choice for patios, pool decks and any room leading out into the open. The panels are fitted with rollers that allow sliding them behind one another. Multiple tracks can be used to incorporate up to 8 panels into a single opening, allowing for maximum ventilation and seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. Multiple configurations like pockets and corner units also provide great design flexibility. Some configurations are available with integral screens to keep outdoor insects out without sacrificing ventilation or aesthetics.
Give your home a distinctive look with a custom made grand entry. From modern to traditional, a properly designed entry door can easily increase the curb appeal of your home. Numerous options available allow designers to create entrances like never before. From exotic wood finishes to textured glass, wrought iron and custom hardware, you can rest assure you will find the one that is perfect for you and your style.
Pivot doors are becoming an ever more popular option on modern and contemporary architecture. Recent improvements on available hardware have made this doors more reliable and are making them a common sight on commercial construction as well a residential. It's operation allows for openings of up to 6ft. wide to be covered with a single pivoting panel. Offset and center pivots are available as well as outswing and inswing options.
Bi-fold doors are comprised of multiple panels that run on a single track, swing out and can be stacked towards the sides. Multiple configurations allow for up to 10 panel units, covering very wide and tall openings. Since the weight of the panels is distributed between the sill and the header, operations is smooth, even at large sizes.