• Wednesday , 22 November 2017

4 Benefits to Tilt and Turn Windows

Tilt and turn windows are more than just the latest home design trend.  This new window design has remarkable benefits that you won’t find in any other type of window. Or, rather, combine benefits of several window types in a way that you will not find anywhere else.

VENTILATION

Perhaps the most immediate benefit you are going to find with NeuFenster tilt and turn windows is the ventilation options.  Tilt and turn windows offer unprecedented control over ventilation, allowing you to vent and circulate air according to your needs. You can simply hinge them open by pulling them inward and down, slightly, like some single hung windows. You can also hinge them horizontally and swing them all the way open like a casement window.

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SEAL

One benefit that might not quite be so obvious at first glance, tilt and turn windows offer better, tighter, seals.  Traditional sliding and single/double-hung windows are notoriously vulnerable to both air and water leakage but tile and turn windows are specifically designed to boast 2 to 4 air seals per pane.

CLEANING

One of the biggest downfalls to gorgeous windows is that they are hard to clean, particularly on the second floor.  But tilt and turn windows let you adjust the way the window moves and that gives you safe access to more surface area, making them much easier to clean than traditional windows. What was once a seasonal (every 4 to 6 months) job can now be done quickly and easily as part of weekly home maintenance.

AESTHETICS

Another subtle characteristic of your windows—something that might not seem obvious—is the look.  Obviously, windows are made of glass so you might think that their “aesthetic” is how well they frame the view but, really, when you install an aluminum or aluminum-wood window you have lots of options in terms of handles, frame colors, glazing, and other options.  This is yet another versatile benefit to installing tilt and turn windows.

Even more, though, tilt and turn windows come with the option to hide certain characteristics of traditional windows for a sleeker, more contemporary look.  For example, tilt and turn windows often come with hidden hinges. That means no hardware eyesores and distractions.  In addition, tilt and turn windows can come with a hidden sash styles; basically mimicking a fixed window. This option lends to more consistent architectural lines and uniformity, regardless of the type of window.

 

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