uPVC Double Glazed Window Styles for Melbourne

Double glazed windows are beautiful, and provide soun and thermal insulation.

Modern double glazed windows  come in a variety of styles and colours. Different styles are made to fit different sized openings, and to highlight your views, or maximise ventilation. They vary from the simple, to the simply brilliant.

Which one is best for you, your family, your lifestyle?

  • Tilt and Turn
  • Casement
  • French
  • Sliding
  • Picture
  • Single Hung
  • Awning
  • Tilt and Slide

 

The Tilt and Turn Window

Advantages

Great for ventilation, cleaning for second story homes/apartments, safe.

When To Use It

Anytime, easy to clean inside and outside window, great for second story homes & apartments.

How Mechanism Works

Tilts in for great ventilation (hinged at bottom) opens in for easy access to clean (Hinged on side)

Choice of Handles, winders etc

Standard turning handle.

Security Features

Multi-point locking.

 

The Casement Window

Advantage:

Wide opening, can open in or out depending on selection. Good ventilation.

When To Use It

Any time, especially if needing a wide opening. When you want to open out and have no interference inside the of home.

How Mechanism Works

Hinged on window frame, can open either side depending on make, in or out depending on make.

Choice of Handles, winders etc

Push open or winder.

 Security Features

Multi point locking system.

 

The French (Double-Casement) Window

Advantages

Bigger window openings.

When To Use It

Big openings.

How Mechanism Works

2 hinged windows that open in the middle.

Choice of Handles, winders etc

All colours, Push open or winder.

Security Features

Multi point locking system.

 

The Sliding Window

Advantages

Easy slide left or right action, good ventilation, no interference inside or outside window. Great for big openings

When To Use It

Bigger openings, super easy to use, no interference inside or outside of window.

How Mechanism Works

Simply slide left or right depending on make.

Choice of Handles, winders etc;

Handle to slide and lock.

Security Features

Multi point locking system.

 

The Picture (Fixed) Window

Advantages

Great choice if you want to see out but don’t want to be able to open. Fixed window.

When To Use It

Great views, for natural light, high windows

How Mechanism Works

Fixed window, will not open at all

Security Features

Will not open, cant get in/out.

 

The Single Hung Window

Advantages

Easy slide up or down action depending on make, good ventilation, no interference inside or outside window. Great for small openings

When To Use It

Small openings, super easy to use, no interference inside or outside of window/limited space.

How Mechanism Works

Simply slide up or down depending on make.

Choice of Handles, winders etc;

Leaver handle to lift up and down, sash lock to lock.

Security Features

Multi-point locking

 

The Awning Window

Advantages

Winds out, smaller opening, good ventilation.

When To Use It

When you want a smaller opening, opening outwards with great ventilation.

How Mechanism Works

Hinged at top and windows out to about 15-30cm

Choice of Handles, winders etc

Winder or push out.

Security Features

Small opening, less chance of someone getting in or out. Multi point locking system.

 

The Tilt and Slide Window

Advantages

Easy slide left or right action, great ventilation, also has a great tilt option for ventilation.  Great for big openings

When To Use It

Bigger openings, multiple option openings, better ventilation.

How Mechanism Works

Simply slide left or right depending on make or tilt in.

Choice of Handles, winders etc;

Handle to slide and lock & tilt.

Security Features

Multi point locking

 

As you can see, there is a wide choice! To see the different windows in action, visit our Showroom in Bentleigh. To arrange a free, obligation-free quote for uPVC windows or doors, give us a call on 1300 733 429.

 

 Posted on : May 1, 2017