Why Casement Windows Are A Beneficial Investment For Your House

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Do you leave the windows to your house closed because they are hard to lift? You might want to consider getting your home windows replaced with a different type. Casement windows are a good option to consider because they come with several benefits that you might find worthy of your investment. Take a look at this article to learn about a few of the advantages of investing in casement windows for your house.

You Will Be Able to Open the Windows Wide

One of the best things about casement windows is that they can be opened wider than any other type of window for a house.  The reason they are able to open so widely is due to how they swing out like doors. The ability to open the windows like doors can come in handy in a house fire, as a person with a large body will be able to fit through easier to escape.

Gives You Control of Air Flowing into Your House

The way that the casement windows swing open can act as a swoop for guiding the air into your house. For instance, air will hit the sashes and travel towards the inside of your house instead of just blowing freely outside. The exact width that the windows are opened will play a role in how air is directed into your home, which will give you control over the flow.

No Lifting Will Be Necessary

One of the things you will enjoy about having casement windows is that they will never have to be lifted up. Casement windows can usually be opened by turning a crank from the inside of the house. It only takes a few seconds for the crank to open the window.

Numerous Materials to Choose Between

A perk about casement windows is that they are available in different types of materials. You can opt for windows that are framed in wood to add more appeal to the exterior of your house. If you don't want to deal with wood, you can opt for casement windows that are framed in a sturdy metal like steel. Some of the other material choices include aluminum, vinyl, fiberglass or clad. If you opt for clad, you will basically have frames that are wooden and are covered in material such as vinyl. Make an appointment for a contractor to install casement windows as soon as you are ready to start enjoying them.

For more information, contact Beissel Window & Siding or a similar company.

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