Elkhart Window Company
Having a home that is safe and secure is one of the top things that homeowner will think about; and after deciding the best way to safeguard their home against the elements and intruders, they put that plan into action. For many, this also includes choosing the safest windows for their home. At Elkhart Windows, they know how important the safety of you and your family is, which is why they are one of the leading experts in all areas of window installation, repair, and replacement. One of the windows they offer is something called a Casement Window.
A Casement Windows is one of the most commonly used in homes today. This particular model is one that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges, and are hinged at the sides; rather than at the top (awning window), or at the bottom (basement hopper). By having additional hinges on the window, this makes it a smoother one to open and close, and will create a more secure seal. So not only will this style of window protect you and your home from the elements, it will also be more difficult to come in through if someone were to attempt a break-in. Which is one of the reasons Elkhart Windows takes care to have these in stock, or available to you by working closely with Lowes and their stock of casement windows.
By keeping stock of casement windows in all shapes and sizes, Elkhart Windows can guaranteeto have what you need, the moment you need it. Because, in some cases, the elements get the better of us and we are "in need" sooner than first anticipated! Additionally, Elkhart Windows provides their customers with casement windows pricing assessments, vinyl casement windows, and French casement windows.A French casement window is one of the simplest ways to add a little bit of a European feel to your home, without breaking the bank. Much like a regular casement window, French casements are hinged at the sides, but instead of opening from the left or right they, in fact, push out from the middle of the window. Simply put, this window style has no centers tile or vertical post and instead opens like a set of french doors. You simply need to push out each sash and enjoy the fresh air that will pour in, and the incredible view.
If a French casement is not something you feel would suit you or your home, but you enjoy the idea of having some cool air pour in, Elkhart Windows also offers casement windows that suit a window air conditioner unit. So in the heat of summer, you will still be able to stay nice and cool with a customized unit and window.
Now that we've talked about different casement windows, let's chat about the difference between a casement and a double-hung window. Double hung windows have two vertically sliding sashes, meaning both the top and bottom can open up and down. Whereas casement windows will open outward like a door - either to the left or right - using a cranking mechanism. They also allow you to clean the outside of the window from inside when you crank them open fully .Elkhart Windows knows there are so many choices out there when it comes windows for your home, which is why their team of expects is more than happy to help you come up with the perfect window plan, and provide a cost assessment for the materials and work that needs to be completed.