Custom Casement & Awning Windows
New windows can make your home more inviting. More light and more fresh air into your home can help brighten your house, making casement windows an ideal choice.
If you are looking for casement windows or awning windows in your Carolina home, then you have found the right company! The Window Source offers the highest quality casement and awning windows to our homes that are both affordable and energy efficient.
What are casement windows?
Casement windows, also referred to as a crank-out window, has a single sash that opens outward on a vertical axis by rotating a crank that is attached to the sash with heavy duty hinges. The hinges can open the sash to a full 90 degrees allowing for easy cleaning from inside the home. A multipoint locking system closes the unit tightly from a single lever. The casement is the most energy efficient of all operable window styles. Casements may be joined together into double, triple or quadruple units.
What is an awning window?
An awning window has a single sash that opens outward on a horizontal axis. The hardware and construction are very similar to the casement window line. These windows make for a great new window in your home. Spring and Summer are the best times to have windows installed. While casement windows swing open horizontally, awning windows swing out vertically. Depending on which direction the sun points towards your home, can make a different in how much sunlight will enter your home..
Awning windows are also considered extremely energy efficient.
Where should I consider casement or awning windows?
If you already have a bow or bay window in your home, casement windows can easily replace them with no problem. Hard-to-reach areas like over a kitchen sink or in a projecting window are great locations to add a new window like a casement window. The single crank operator can open and close the window with ease. The direction your home faces can make a difference in how much sunlight will enter your home. Also a casement will allow more light and visibility that other styles.
Casement and Awning Window Features
Our casement and awning windows have the following features:
- multi-chambered 3.25″ vinyl frames
- fusion-welded sashes and mainframes
- sash opens a full 90 degrees for easy cleaning and to meet egress code requirements
- heavy duty foldable crank and hinge operating hardware
- multi-point locking system with easy single lever operation
- warm edge spacer system
- meets Energy Star requirements with LowE/Argon
- 100% Transferable Lifetime Warranty