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What are awning windows?

Awning Windows. Awning windows are hinged on the top and open outward from the bottom, allowing for ventilation and protection from the rain. Often placed higher on walls for privacy or in combination with large stationary windows for a better view.

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Also to know is, are awning windows good?

The advantages of awning windows are: Good Ventilation. Awning windows can be placed higher in walls than many other types of windows. When placed high, awning windows can provide natural light and ventilation, without compromising privacy.

what is a fixed awning window? Awning windows can be fixed (designed not to open) or are hinged to the top of the frame and crank open outward to create an "awning" for your opening. Positioned in the middle of each venting sash, the easy-turn, fold-down handle makes operation effortless.

Secondly, how does an awning window work?

Awning windows are made for openings in which the width is greater than the height. Since awning and casement windows open outward fully, they provide maximum ventilation and natural light. This style of window requires a fair amount of free space around it to allow it to open fully.

Are awning windows expensive?

Because of their comparatively small size, awning windows tend to be less expensive than other window types. Prices are determined by the cost of awning window parts, such as the frames. An awning window usually costs between $320 to $550.

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