You’ve probably seen a lot of casement windows in your lifetime, but do you know what they are? Most importantly, do you know how beneficial they can be when used as replacement windows on your San Jose, CA home?
Casement windows are built with a flat pane of glass with a hinge on the side, and they swing open horizontally with a hand crank on the windowsill, as opposed to standard double hung windows that open vertically. They’re popular because they offer a wide range of benefits for homeowners, such as:
There are some instances in which casement windows are not ideal. For example, casement windows cannot accommodate window air conditioners, as there is nothing in the window mechanism to hold the air conditioning unit in place.
Casement windows are also not a good idea if you have small children. Since casement windows open all the way, small children could potentially fall out. If you have casement windows and small children in your home, be sure to put in screens and childproof locks to protect against falls.
California Custom Creations is here to help if you want to learn more about casement replacement windows and if they’re right for your home. We offer premium San Jose, CA replacement window services designed to help make your home the best it can be. Give us a call today to learn more about what we can do for you and your windows.