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Casement windows replacement in Milwaukee

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Casement windows are very popular in older homes. It's classic and traditional styling seems to compliment the elegance of such homes. Casement windows are still being installed in homes today, however, their popularity has declined due to it's traditional styling. They are generally hung vertically and open outward for easy access and to improve airflow. Casement windows have two types of handles, a crank-style handle and a lever-style handle that may double as a locking mechanism. They can be installed as a single unit, or be grouped together. When looking for Casement windows replacement in Milwaukee you will find there are several unique styles to choose from. There are French casements which have two separate panes of glass hinged on both sides as well as awning-style casement windows that are hinged on the bottom and open out from the top or bottom.



Why Should I Consider a Casement Window?

If you're looking for clean lines to compliment your home's style or simply want to minimize or conceal window hinges, then you may want to look into casement windows. Casement windows are ideal to place above counter tops, cabinets, or areas that are difficult to reach. The handle mechanism used on casement windows makes them easy to operate even when placed in awkward or hard-to-reach locations.
What Should I Look For in a Casement Window?

Keep in mind your room's size, shape, and space when choosing a casement window. Also, although the window can be installed to swing inside or outside, most homeowners prefer they swing out rather than in. When the room is somewhat small, the inward-swinging casement window can be an obstruction or hindrance. Also, an inward swinging window will impede any attempts at dressing the window (i.e. adding blinds or curtains).
Casement Window Materials

Casement windows are available in vinyl or wood frames. There are hundreds of styles and/or color options to choose from. Simply pick the one that compliments the design, style and color of your home. Screens may be added to your window, however, based on the window's directional tilt, the screen may be on the inside of the window. There are also tints and energy efficiency options that can improve the quality of your casement window.
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