Like most aspects of a home, when it comes to windows, people have different needs and wants. With so many options to choose from, homeowners can choose a window replacement style that fits their own needs. If you have a particular window style in your living room that doesn’t fit your intended purpose, you can always consider a window replacement project to install a window that will perfectly meet what you want.

Some of the more common window styles used in living rooms today, include:

Picture Windows

As the name suggests, picture windows cannot be opened or closed, so if ventilation is your top priority, these are not the windows for you. However, if an unobstructed view of your yard and surroundings as well as plenty of natural light is what you want, then a large picture window may be a perfect choice for your living room.

Casement Windows

Casement windows are arguably one of the most popular windows used in residential homes across Canada. They are commonly used in bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, anywhere really where you would appreciate great air flow and the ease of operation. They can also be a great addition to your living room, with a built-in crank used to open the window outwards, you do not need to worry about items or furniture around your window while appreciating the breeze.

Bow Windows

Bow windows usually contain four to five panels, allowing plenty of natural light to enter the home. They assume a semi-circular shape and can be a comprised of a combination of picture windows, casement windows or both. Due to their curved design they open up your home, and provide more space to your home’s interior.

Double Hung Windows

Double-hung windows are perhaps the most popular among the choices for living room windows. They have two sashes that are both operable. The operable window panes are good for ventilation, and you can choose to open both or one of the two window panes at a time. Another advantage is that the window panes are easily accessible from the inside of your home, making them easier to clean than other window styles.

Bay Windows

When looking to open up your living room, bay windows are your go-to option. Typically, they consist of three windows, with the middle one a picture window. You can have either double-hung or casement windows on either side of the middle window. Like bow windows, bay window are angled and protrude outward from your home creating more space in the interior.

When selecting replacement windows for your home, your needs and wants will help you determine the window style you choose. You have the freedom to mix and match window styles throughout your home and this includes having a variety of styles in one room, like your living room.

For close to 35 years Landmark Home Solutions has been helping home owners with their window replacement projects across southern Ontario. Backed by the best warranty in the market, we know that our customers will be able to rely on and enjoy the beauty, comfort and elegance of our windows for many years to come! If you are looking to replace your windows or doors, give us a call today at 1-866-734-5880 to schedule a free, no obligation quote.