Lowes Basement Windows
When it comes to windows, many homeowners focus on shape, design, and flair for rooms like the kitchen, bedroom, living room, and dining room. When it comes to basements, however, size and functionality are the main characteristics that many focus on.
Basement windows are installed for both ventilation and natural light, but because basements usually have just a few feet of outdoor exposure, these windows need to be smaller in size. Some of the most popular basement window styles include:
Awning windows are great for small spaces. They’re horizontally shaped and open outward, which means they won’t take up any interior space. When open, these windows create an awning, which allows you to open them even during inclement weather; the rain will run off the downward slope of the pane instead of into your home.
Hopper windows are similar to awning windows, but they open inward instead of outward. They also hinge at the bottom of the window instead of the top, which means they open in a “V” shape. Because of this shape, hopper windows allow for great ventilation and are also great for small spaces.
Glider windows come in many shapes, which means you can incorporate them into the small spaces of your basement. Because these windows slide open horizontally, they won’t take up an interior space and they’ll allow for an abundance of natural light. They’re also known for their durability, since they don’t have any springs or pulleys (like other windows) to repair.
When choosing a basement window, you’ll want to choose one with good insulating properties that can keep the cold air out during the winter. For help choosing the best basement windows for your home, skip the Lowes basement windows and call up our experts. We’d be happy to help.