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Bow Windows

Bow windows are very similar to bay windows. The only difference between a bow and bay window is the layout. The bow window typically has four or five windows joined together to form an elegant curve or arc. However, any number of windows can be used. You will usually see fixed, double-hung or casement windows being used to create a smooth outward curve. Bow windows consist of even units composing the window, whereas the bay window is always a picture window flanked with operating units.

In general, some people feel that bow windows look more modern and bay windows look more traditional in design. However, just like bay windows, bow windows are a wonderful way to open up a room and create a harmonious appearance. There are choices between fixed frame windows, vented windows, or a combination of fixed frame and vented windows. Furthermore, bow windows can be found in any size and due to the gradual curve that the shape of the bow projects, they can be made with your choice of 3, 4, 5, or even 6 equal sized sections.

Similar to bay windows, bow windows project outside and away from the wall.For this reason, both of these windows are typically capped with their own small roof or covering and it is very common for the windows to surround an interior window seat or a large shelf for displaying plants. If you plan to create a window seat, make sure to increase the depth of the bow. With bow windows you can choose the depth and the degree of the curve.

Bow Window Benefits:

  • Bow Windows add warmth and charm to a living space.
  • Bow Windows add character to the outside of your house by adding a decorative accent.
  • Any or all of the individual window units can be operable window choices.
  • Bow Windows provide added ventilation and light to any room.
  • A Bow Window allows you to have more windows and view more, even in a limited amount of space.

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Upgrading or Replacing Windows

As a homeowner, at some time or another it is very likely that you will be interested in replacement windows for your home. Upgrading or replacing your windows is a very popular renovation project. Windows, like most things in life, deteriorate as they age. Over the years you will start to notice the appearance and function of your windows beginning to weaken.

Bay and Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows bring more to the table than your average window. This is mainly because bay and bow windows are combinations of windows that extend out from your house and capture a wide outside view. Regardless of whether you have limited wall space, these windows allow you to utilize more windows thus creating more of a view while taking up a limited amount of space.

Lower Heating & Cooling Bills

The cost of energy is on an uphill slope and will most likely continue to rise for sometime now. For this reason, homeowners are incessantly looking for ways to optimize the energy efficiency of their homes. There are several ways to accomplish this, but one of the most common ways includes installing replacement windows. New replacement windows, such as vinyl replacement windows, can help to increase the efficiency of your home’s heating and cooling system.

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