Window & Doors Buyers Guide Series: Window Types

[26/03/2021]

There’s more to a window than just a frame and a pane of glass. 

And when you’re looking to fit out your home, knowing all of your choices will help you make not only the best choice for the space, but also the right choice for your home. Whether you’re renovating or building a brand-new home, this guide will help you chose the perfect window solutions for your home. 


Sliding Windows 

A contemporary classic, sliding windows can be identified by the sliding feature of their sash, which manoeuvres along rails to create often quite a large opening. 

Perfect for those who want to create a space with abundant light, ventilation and views, sliding windows are a flexible option suited to almost any application. 


Available in 
So thern Star Aluminium & Canterbury Timber 


Awning Windows 

Aesthetically pleasing and offering a solid, sturdy frame to enhance the look of any home – Awning windows open diagonal fashion from a hinge through a chain winder system. 

Awning Windows are perfect for those looking for enhanced efficiency, as their integrated hook hinge offers extra sealing. 


Available in 
Southern Star Aluminium & Canterbury Timber


Casement Windows 

Offering a bold design that suits both traditional and contemporary homes, Casement Windows are enclosed by a sturdy frame, allowing them to be hinged from either vertical edge. 

This window style is perfect for those considering façade design and fit, and the ventilation offered by the ‘open-out’ sash design. 


Available in 
Southern Star Aluminium & Canterbury Timber


Bifold Windows  

Drawing inspiration from Bifold Doors, the folding design of Bifold Windows allows for a space efficient way to provide interior access to the outdoors. 

This ability makes them a perfect choice for those looking to create entertaining areas, and can even be provided with an extended sill that can be used as a servery. 


Available in 
Southern Star Aluminium & Canterbury Timber


Double Hung Windows 

Combining classic style with modern functionality, double hung windows are a unique design that allows ventilation through the top, bottom, side or both sashes.  

Double hung windows are perfect for those who don’t want to sacrifice form for function. 


Available in 
Southern Star Aluminium & Canterbury Timber


Louvre Windows 

Delivering unparalleled ventilation and style with the flick of a wrist, Louvre Windows provide instant climate control through stacked glass or timber ‘blades.’ 

Ideal if you’re living in a warm climate, the blades with air conditioning and evaporative cooling units to provide maximum cool airflow. 


Available in 
Southern Star Aluminium & Canterbury Timber


All Southern Star group Windows come in a range of materials, colours, panel configurations and lock options to suit any home. 

Get in touch with our sales team to tailor window options that will give your home that ‘Wow!’ factor.

 

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