Everyone enjoy a different home style , some people like artistic style, some people prefer classical style. Different exterior architectural styles and interior designs will directly affect what type of windows you choose.

In this article, we will introduce the types and advantages of some common windows. According to the different opening methods, windows are divided into casement windows, sliding glass windows, shutters, folding frameless glass windows, top-hung windows, etc. It must have some types of window meet your need!

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Types of window #1 Casement Window

The sash is combined with the window frame through a hinge, and the sash can be opened by rotation. There are single and double fans, which can be opened inside or outside.
Casement windows are simple in construction, easy to manufacture and install, and have good wind and ventilation effects.

They are the most widely used windows. It is a traditional window type, which can be divided into side-opening windows and hanging windows according to the position of the hinge. Side-opening windows are opened horizontally, and the sash is always balanced during the opening process.

There is no need to worry about the danger of self-movement under the influence of gravity. It is generally used for large-scale main windows. Because the hanging window is opened vertically, the opening angle is limited. Generally used for ventilation in kitchens and bathrooms. Newer casement windows can have both side-windows and hanging windows, allowing bidirectional opening.

What are the advantages of casement windows?

  1. Ventilation: Because the inverted position is another way to open the casement window, the room will naturally circulate with the natural air, and the indoor air is fresh, while the possibility of rainwater entering the room is eliminated. The fresh air will undoubtedly create a comfortable living environment for people.
  2. Security: The linkage hardware arranged around the window sash and various functions of the handle for indoor operation are fixed on the window frame around the window sash when closed, so the security and anti-theft performance is excellent.
  1. Easy to clean windows: simple operation, can turn the outside of the window sash into the room. Makes cleaning the outer surface of the window both convenient and safe.
  2. Practicality: It avoids occupying the indoor space when the internal opening window is opened, which is inconvenient for hanging curtains and installing lifting clothes rails.
  3. Good sealing and thermal insulation performance: through multiple points of locking around the window sash, the sealing and thermal insulation effect of the windows and doors is guaranteed.

Types of window #2 Flip Casement Window

The flip casement window is a widely used window type in Germany, and its technical content is relatively high. It rotates the handle to select the closing of doors and windows, swings inward and suspends the top inward, so as to achieve the purpose of sealing, ventilation, proper ventilation and theft prevention. Most of its hardware is imported from abroad and the price is relatively high.

Types of window #3 Sliding Glass Window

Sliding glass window mainly refers to the windows and doors which are vertically pushed left and right along the horizontal direction. It slides on the track of the window frame with a sash equipped with wheels. It has not only left-right push-pull, but also up-down push-pull.

Using a high-grade slide rail, push it gently to open flexibly. Then with a large piece of glass, it not only increases the indoor lighting, but also improves the overall appearance of the building. The sash has a good stress state and is not easily damaged.

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What are the advantages of sliding glass windows

Sliding glass windows have the advantages of simplicity and beauty, large window width, large glass block, wide field of vision, high daylighting rate, convenient glass cleaning, flexible use, safety and reliability.

And it has a long service life, opens in a plane, takes up less space, and is easy to install screens. Sliding glass windows are currently the most used. It also has the advantage of not occupying indoor space, and it is economical and has good air tightness.

Comparison of casement window and sliding glass window

At present, the more popular and practical window types on the market are sliding glass windows and casement windows. Casement windows are hinged doors and windows that open inwardly or outwardly on the sides of doors and windows; sliding glass doors and windows mainly refer to windows and doors that are vertically pushed left and right along the horizontal direction. Casement window is better than sliding glass window in performance, but sliding glass window is better than casement window in processing and operation.

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Because of this reason, casement windows are widely used in urban high-end buildings such as commercial and residential buildings, office buildings, high-end residences, and villas, while sliding glass windows are widely used in low-end industrial buildings and rural houses. Compared with sealing, casement windows are better than sliding glass windows.

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Types of window #4 Louvre window


The Louvre windows are windows arranged in parallel with several strips of material, and the light is controlled by turning the angle of the shutters. Strictly speaking, a blind is not a window, because it cannot be closed well when closed, so it cannot exist alone in the building.

It must be used in combination with ordinary windows or glass curtain walls. The traditional Louvre windows are made of vertically-aligned fixed-angle wooden strips, which are used as shading means of ordinary windows in summer. Modern Louvre windows are mostly made of rotatable thin strips, connected by ropes and controlled, and are not limited to vertical arrangements, and there are horizontal arrangements that use curtain-like opening methods.

What are the benefits of installing aluminum Louvre windows

  1. The aluminum alloy Louvre window has a wide range of applications. It is a good choice for controlling light and privacy. This types of window has superior light shielding and shielding properties, and can adjust the light as needed.
  2. It will not cause discoloration due to prolonged sunlight. Venetian blinds use aluminum blades with high thermal reflectivity, which can reflect most of the sun’s heat, which helps to improve the cooling and heating effects of air conditioners and achieve energy saving purposes.

3.  Aluminum venetian blinds can be controlled manually or by motor. Aluminum venetian blinds can be printed. There are a variety of colors and flowers to choose from. The colors are gorgeous and rich, bringing vitality to the room.

4.  It has excellent light-shielding and shielding properties, good flexibility, not easy to deform, heat-shielding and sun-shielding, and block ultraviolet rays.

5.  In the aluminum alloy Louvre window, the blade surface is smooth, the hand feels good, the color is rich, and it has good resilience and toughness.

6.  The upper and lower rails of the aluminum alloy Louvre window are made of high-quality aluminum, and the coating is electrostatic powder spraying.

7.  The iron top trough, bottom trough and installation code are all painted with different colors.

8.  The width of aluminum alloy shutters is 1.6cm, 2.5cm, 5.0cm, and the thickness is 0.18mm. It has good resilience and toughness.

9.  The ladder belt is woven into a ladder shape from four groups of fibers, which effectively guarantees long-term use of the ladder rope and is not easy to break. The distance between the ladder belts, keeping the overlap between the curtains to 4mm, to ensure the shading effect of the curtains. The aluminum alloy Louvre window can not only be used as a curtain, but also be used as a protective device for the external air conditioner to protect it from water.

Types of window #5 Folding Frameless Glass Window

Folding frameless glazing provides a mode that allows the window to be fully opened. In summer, the ventilation area can be maximized. When closed, it is like a large piece of glass, without any frame support and shielding between the chin, which is very beautiful and can greatly increase the light transmission area. It is a new type of glass window that does not affect the field of vision. It requires that the gap between the overlapping overlaps of several pieces of glass is within 1-2mm when closed.

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What are the obvious advantages of frameless glass windows

In winter or rainy days, it is impervious to wind and rain, and has good thermal performance, but a few frameless glasses can be flexibly folded, opened and closed, and always do not touch each other, do not collide with each other, and are safe and reliable; require a simple method to make the screens automatically Opening and closing, automatically cooperates with the opening and closing of glass windows, and is tightly shielded, so there is no forgetting to close the screen window, allowing mosquitoes, flies, and mice to invade the room, ensuring the health and rest of the family

Types of window #6 Top Hanging Window

It is a new form developed on the basis of casement windows. It has two opening methods, which can be opened flat or pushed away from the top. When the casement window is closed, a gap of about ten centimeters can be opened by pushing the upper part of the window outward, that is, the window can be opened a little from above, and the opened part is suspended in the air, and is fixed to the window frame by a hinge or the like, so-called top-hung windows

What are the advantages of hanging windows?

Ventilation and safety can be ensured. Because of the hinge, the window can only open a ten-centimeter seam, which cannot be reached from the outside. It is especially suitable for use when there is no one in the house. Recently, this function is not limited to casement windows, but sliding windows can also be opened by hanging.

(1) Rotating side window Depending on the position of the rotation axis: there are upper, middle and lower hanging windows It is often used as a form of transom on doors and windows; lower hanging windows are used less.

(2) Vertical turning window. The rotating shaft of vertical turning window is located in the middle of the upper and lower risers, and the sash can be rotated vertically. This kind of window has good ventilation and rain blocking effects, and is easy to scrub the window sash, but has a complicated structure and poor rainwater leakage prevention performance, so it is not used much.

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How to choose your window correctly

You can choose beautiful windows to add a dramatic look to your home, but make sure the quality and energy efficiency are top notch and that they are safe and reliable. When considering quality, in addition to price considerations, you should also consider window maintenance and ease of use. The quality of a good door and window brand is that your windows should be termite-proof, waterproof, weatherproof, energy-saving and soundproof. For example:

Reduce noise:

If you live in a busy area, choose a window designed for acoustic performance. These types of window can reduce external noise entering the home. Make sure that the decoration company provides you with an on-site visit so they know your space well and the surroundings. The environment you live in plays an important role in choosing your windows.

Energy saving: The temperature fluctuations of most residents come from windows. Therefore, be sure to choose an energy-saving window that will actually be effective for your electricity bill. The design of your window, the type of glass, the glazing and the seals determine its energy efficiency. Tint or tinted glass, low-emissivity glass, IGU, and thermal interruption are all energy-saving features that deserve consideration.

Architecture: Choose doors and windows that match the look and style of your home’s architecture. Always choose doors and windows that match the exterior look of the house. This is the most basic thing a person should remember when choosing any window or door. If your interior decoration is artistic, then the window style should be artistic.

Purpose: The windows and doors you choose should meet all the purposes of the purchase. For example, if you plan to buy a door for your kitchen, the most important thing is to pay attention to proper ventilation.

Warranty: Several window manufacturers offer different guarantees for their customers. You should pay close attention to the warranty, especially when choosing glass options. This will get you the best deal.

  • Waterproof must be installed when the tile is laid, so that the expansion bolts can be prevented from being exposed and affect the appearance.
  • The size of this balcony must be measured before construction, and it is necessary to determine whether the size of the window and the opening are consistent.
  • Before installation, the base material of the window close to the wall should be cleared and punched at the fixed point, and the expansion bolts should be preset to fix the window
  • The horizontal line of this window must be observed, and it must be perpendicular to the vertical direction without any deviation. This very serious
  • window frame and the wall are evenly spaced, and the gaps are filled with styrofoam to ensure fullness. Dense. The inside and outside of the window frame must be sealed with silicone to prevent water seepage.


Better door and window design can complement the overall style of the home and play a key role. At present, the most popular tyles of window are simple and elegant, and artistic. Different subject styles determine the choice of different windows. No matter which one you like, it reflects the unique taste and personality. Therefore, every time you go home, you are full of surprises and expectations.

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As a reliable windows and doors manufacture, Eehe was founded in 2008, is an enterprise focusing on manufacturing of aluminum doors and windows, wooden doors, sun rooms and shower rooms.

We are having 4 modern manufacturing plants in China with more than 300,000sqm workshop and showroom, our monthly production capacity: 100,000 pieces wooden doors & 150,000 pieces Aluminum products. With 1,000 excellent staffs working in Eehe, we has the sales network spreading to nearly 1,000 cities all around China, and nearly 100 countries all over the world. Since its inception, EEHE members make all the efforts for the EEHE spirit of  “Excellent quality makes perfect life”, and persist in the road of innovation to bring a healthy, environmental-friendly door and window as the Primary responsibility.

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