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Basic Window Styles and Their Primary Uses
Basic Window Styles and Their Primary Uses
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    The roof is arguably the most important part of the home; in fact, without a roof, a house can hardly be called a home. The roof provides comfort, security, and safety from the elements. So if the roof ends up with any kind of damage, it could end up compromising all of the qualities that the roof is supposed to provide. The roof is particularly susceptible to wear and tear since it is exposed to the elements, and in Indianapolis, those elements can be varied and unpredictable.


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Basic Window Styles and Their Primary Uses

Replacing a window or a door can be challenging, especially if you don’t know what to expect. From energy-efficient doors, double-hung windows, and sliding patio doors, to low-E coated replacement windows, bay and bow windows, and entry doors, there are perhaps hundreds of different types, styles and designs you can choose from.

Basic Window Styles

It pays to familiarize yourself with the most popular styles of windows as well as the different rooms and architectural designs they pair well with if you are to look for a good replacement for your home. Here are a few of the most widely used windows from our experts at Universal Roofing & Exteriors.

Double-Hung Windows

When people say windows, whether it’s traditional ones or energy efficient-windows, the first style that pops to mind are double-hung windows. This classic style has been around for quite some time and therefore fits perfectly well with old-fashioned homes. However, newer designs have upgraded the classic double-hung and modern contemporary homes can now also make use of this versatile style.

Casement Windows

Casement windows are opened and closed at their hinges using a crank. They offer better air circulation than double or single hung windows, although size plays a role in this as well. Casements are another classic style that has been around since the early days of homebuilding. As such, they work incredibly well in older homes such as ranch and craftsman-style homes.

Picture Windows

Unlike double-hung and casements, a picture windows installation is better suited for modern and post-modern homes. These windows offer expansive glass areas, but they are also inoperable, which means they cannot be opened or shut. Use them in your living rooms to frame amazing outdoor views.

Explore more window styles and the types of homes they fit in with the help of our professionals at Universal Roofing & Exteriors. Give us a call at (317) 257-0779 or fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation and request a free estimate today. We serve homeowners in Indianapolis and other nearby areas in IN.

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    No matter what kind of Indianapolis roofing project you need done, we at Universal Roofing & Exteriors can help you to achieve it. Whether you want your roof to be repaired or to be replaced completely, we can do it for you. We can send a contractor to examine your existing roof and let you know what needs to be done. Once their assessment is complete, they can give you various options on how to proceed. Once the roofing project gets started, our assigned contractor will make sure that it gets completed as efficiently and quickly as possible.


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