Very happy with my windows. I used this company to install replacement windows in my home in early December. I worked with Steve. He was very clear about pricing and what would be involved in the window installation process. All the new windows were installed in two days. Very good prices and a good experience. I would recommend this company.
You have just purchased a home and you have a few home renovation projects to complete before you get your new place up to the standard you envisioned it when you purchased it. Sure the roof needs to be dealt with as do the appliances and an upgraded furnace come to mind as places to invest your money, but the draughts from the windows is more than you can bear.
To get an idea of the type of windows you want to install in your home, you look at what the neighbours have, or maybe look on-line or peruse inventory at the local hardware store, but you just aren’t getting a feel for a product that you might want to see installed at your home.
At this point, you need the services of experts in the field of windows and doors, and our company, AM Window & Door Solutions is here to help. Our windows and doors experts have years of experience advising customers with regard to best windows to serve their needs and we have created many happy endings for those buyers who have chosen our services to help when they need to make decisions.
There are many different windows available and each serves a specific need and it is important to know what your needs are before you make a purchase. But, your home may encounter different situations where different windows will need to be installed to fill the void.
One windows style that is popular and fills many needs are awning windows, that we can we install for you from our supplier, Vinylbilt Windows and Doors. Vinylbilt is a Canadian company that has many years as a top-drawer windows and doors manufacturer and they hold many designations for quality and construction of their windows and doors products.
What are awning windows?
Traditionally, awning windows are an ‘outside’ window, meaning they are installed in conjunction with other windows and they open out. The hinges for the window are on the top of the frame and the window opens from the bottom. This allows the windows to catch a breeze and channel it to the desired location and it can be open when it rains for ventilation without water leaking in. Awning windows are considered a privacy window and are generally installed on walls that are higher up than other types of windows and they are easy to open and close.
Vinylbilt awning windows
Our supplier, Vinylbilt Windows and Doors carries two styles of awning windows for a homeowner to choose from and they both come with benefits that are evident. The Platinum Series of awning windows are energy-efficient – it has surpassed the strict metrics of the Energy Star and NAFS-08 regimes. The windows are made of vinyl and come in white as a standard colour, but you can choose from a variety of custom colours to match your home’s décor. In the Platinum Series, the awning windows come in double or triple glazed options. Similar to casement windows, awning windows open with a scissor hinge to open from the bottom. The crank mechanism allows the windows to close tightly to the sash and they are more energy-efficient than slider-style windows for heat leakage. When you consider the options available for the Platinum Series awning windows, you can maximize your energy savings through an ER rating of 36. The awnings windows in the Platinum Series are practical for residential or commercial applications and are easily installed for a minimal inconvenience.
The Diamond Series for awning windows that are a creation of Vinylbilt come with high ratings that exceed the NAFS-08 and Energy Star ratings that will create a comfortable environment in any home or business they are installed in.
The standard colour for the awning windows is white, but there are designer colours that can be incorporated into your personal design that can accent your home’s design outside.
The Diamond Series awning windows come in triple glazed only, and much like casement windows, they hold energy-efficient values other windows do not. The Diamond Series of awning windows ramps up the ER value to 40 and like their Platinum cousins, they are great for homes or businesses too. Awning windows are known for being wider than they are tall and they make a great design accent with a creative appeal that makes for a unique look for your home or business.
Awning windows come with some distinct advantages for a homeowner that can’t be discounted when you are purchasing new windows for your home. The first advantage is weatherproofing, as mentioned previously. They keep rain water out when open because they open from the top and can direct airflow, increasing ventilation.
Typically, awning windows are smaller in size than most windows and they can be a great insurer of privacy for your home. Installed higher on a wall, they don’t compromise privacy or safety while providing a great deal of natural light and air- flow. Awning windows make for great additions in bedrooms, bathrooms or kitchens, positioned over sinks or counters in the kitchen for airflow and privacy.
Awning windows offer a design flexibility that other windows don’t, they can be installed higher up on walls, and they can be aligned in interesting patterns that improve the public face that your home exhibits with the design and installation of awning windows.
When the time has come for an update for your home’s windows, make the right move and contact us at AM Window & Door Solutions. For a free consultation and free estimate from one of our windows and doors consultants, call us today at 1.519.668.1555.