Types of Windows

Side Hung Window

Hinges are the oldest type of window hardware still in use and side hung windows are still the most common Scandinavian type window.

As a hinge has its turning point outside the window, the sash can open wide and - depending on the positioning of the frame in the wall, it can be opened to be level with the wall. This type of window has often several sashes per window and it is custom to open one window in order to clean the outside of another through the opened window.

This type of window is often used when renovating older buildings and in new houses, built in traditional style.

Side Swing 90 Window

A side swing window is a modern outward opening window, where the sash typically can be opened to 90 degrees in the horizontal plane.

This function is usable on smaller windows up to a sash width of 900 mm, where it is necessary to be able to clean the window from the inside. By loosening a screw in the fitting the window can be opened to 120 degrees, which makes the cleaning easier.

This is a simple and reliable window type, which is very popular.

Side Swing Window

A side swing window is a modern outward opening window, where the sash can be turned approx. 170 degrees on the horizontal plane.

This function is usable on smaller windows up to a sash width of 900 mm. As the sash turns almost fully around, it is very easy to clean the window from the inside.

As the sash turns outside the frame, this type of window also has the advantage, that it can be opened without removing flowers, curtains and other decorations from the windowsill.

Top Hung Window

A top hung window is an outward-opening window hinged at the top.

This is a traditional Scandinavian type of window, which has been used for many years. Today this type of window is often used as a ventilation window placed over larger windows or as a separate window in side buildings, garages or similar buildings.

Canopy Stay Window

A canopy stay window is a modern outward opening window, where the sash opens out in a vertical plane.

This type of window is very common in modern Scandinavian family houses today.

This type of window has today replaced the traditional top hung windows, as they are very user friendly. They open less outwards than a top hung window, but they still provide more ventilation. When opening, the sash slides down in the top and thereby provides ventilation also in the top of the window.

Top Swing 180 degrees Window

A top swing 180 degrees window is a modern outward opening window, where the sash can be turned approx. 170 degrees on the vertical plane.

This function is especially usable, where it is necessary that the window can be cleaned from the inside.

As the sash turns outside the frame, this type of window also has the advantage, that it can be opened without removing flowers, curtains and other decorations from the windowsill.

Side Hung Coupled Sash Window

A side hung coupled sash window is one of the original ways of making an isolated double-glazed window.

The window has the same characteristics as a normal side hung window, but at the same time it is equipped with an extra sash, which can be opened for cleaning. This extra sash gives the window very high insulating properties.

This type of window is typically used in cold climates and where a classic Scandinavian type of window is wante

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