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Window Styles: A Simple Guide

When it comes to choosing replacement windows, several factors must be taken into consideration. Frame materials, glazing options and energy efficiency are all important, but the window style is something you should prioritize from the start.

Bay window

Double-Hung Windows

Clean and simple, these operable windows are arguably the most recognizable window styles available today. With two sashes that slide vertically, they allow access to better air circulation around your home. If you are looking to boost your home’s energy efficiency, these are the windows to consider.

Casement Windows

This particular window style is the go-to option for many homeowners until sashed windows became popular. They have single or double panels that are hinged on the side, which means they open outward. These are a great choice if you want to increase natural ventilation and bring more natural light into your home.

Sliding Windows

Thanks to the windows’ sleek frames and wide glass area, they fit well in modern and contemporary homes. Sliding windows also allow you to maximize the space inside your home.

Picture Windows

Despite being fixed and inoperable, picture windows help maximize your home’s outdoor view. They also provide an airtight and durable seal to ensure consistent indoor comfort while keeping your monthly utility bills from spiking. They can even serve as accents for other windows and even French doors.

Bay and Bow Windows

If the focus of your window replacement is on aesthetics, bay and bow windows are the way to go. The former features a main window flanked by two others on both sides at an angle while the latter is made up of at least four panes that form a gentle arc. These windows bring in natural light, opening up your space and making it more spacious.

When you turn to Renewal by Andersen® of St. Louis for windows, you will work with our expert design team to choose the right fit for your home. Your sense of style shines through in the choice you make for your home, and we’ll help you make the right selections based on your style, budget and your home’s spatial constraints.

To learn more about our windows, French doors and sliding patio doors, give us a call at (314) 983-9977, or fill out our contact form. We serve homeowners in St. Louis and the surrounding areas.

Reviews

"This was one of the best experiences I've ever had with a company. I ordered the windows in November and was told they wouldn't be here until July. That kind of delay the new norm so I wasn't a bit upset with the timeline. I was given an early present when they called to say the windows would be in at the beginning of May. We agreed on the week of May 16th to do the installation, there were 30 windows and a sliding door to install. They arrived promptly on their scheduled install date, and got straight to work. By the end of day one, they had all the upstairs windows complete and their work was incredible. Day two came with more of the same, the crew showed up promptly, got straight to work, and when they left they had every window downstairs installed. The third day they again arrived on-time, and got to work installing the door. The door and windows are perfectly installed. The two lads that did the installation did a phenomenal job, and were friendly to boot. I would give them more business if I had any :) The service I received from the company was great. They kept me abreast of anything that was going on with my order. I appreciate my concierge, Christina, she was good at communicating timelines and getting everything scheduled."

Lane Maxwell
Jun 28, 2022

"The two installers were great! They were polite and hard working and they cleaned up all the outside and inside. It was like they were never here. As for the windows, I love them, not only looks great, they are efficient. Now every window in my home has Renewal by Anderson."

Mark Palsgrove
Jun 23, 2022

"We had the pleasure recently of having Andersen replace all of our windows. From the very first interaction with the office personnel through the completion of the project, they have been nothing but professional. From Brian our sales rep to Christina the appointment scheduler, they were a pleasure to interact with. Installers Keith, John, and Evan were fantastic to work with. They went above and beyond to repair an area which was slightly damaged during the removal of a window...caulked and painted it. They took extra precaution to ensure the floors were covered while working inside and cleaned up each day inside and out. We love the look of our new windows and can't wait to enjoy the savings in utilities they'll provide. Thanks so much Renewal by Andersen!!"

Kevin Corrigan
Jun 15, 2022

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