Depending upon the opening you have for the window and the utility in the room, the PVC window shop in Cascais has a variety of windows to offer as an option for your replacement windows in Lisbon. Talking about 2 of the most used windows – casement windows and Sliding windows.
Casement windows, also called crank windows since they typically open and close by winding a crank around one way or another, are often vertical installations. Opening outward, pushed out from a set of hinges attached to the side of the window frame these are abettor choice for increased ventilation.
Sliding windows, as the term explains itself doesn’t open upward or outward instead slides sideways and are usually used on large wide walls to fill the space and provide great horizontal views.
Speaking about the pros and cons of both types of windows,
Pros of casement windows –
highly customizable and energy efficient since it seals tightly to the sash
provides wonderful ventilation and unobstructed views
easy to clean and tend to look more attractive when open
better secure as the lock is incorporated into the frame
Cons of Casement windows –
Regular maintenance of crank needed
might obstruct walking path as these open outwards and can cause a safety hazard
Pros of sliding windows –
Easier to open and simpler to maintain
Don’t obstruct any extra space
require lesser maintenance and is budget friendly
can be used anywhere to impart a clean traditional spacious look
easy to manage how much open space you wish for the breeze
Cons of sliding windows-
less energy efficient
Considering factors like safety, ventilation, energy efficiency, aesthetic appeal, and the cost, Loja Das Janelas helps you choose replacement windows in Portugal and variety of glasses from the very trusted Saint Gobain glass and Guardian glass for windows from a wide assortment of options and the team assists to fit the new ones into an existing window opening.