Different Types of Casements Windows

A home is not a home without aesthetics. Every homeowner craves a balance between appeal and function. And so, windows do play a critical role in such scenarios. But you will not just buy any decorated window from the market. Casement windows are the real deal. Even so, with the varieties manufactured, it’s best to have a select few that live up to the versatility and the charm. Here are the best six types of casement windows.

Conventional casement windows

These aluminum casement windows are made with one sash hinged at the side and swing exteriorly when operated by the crank lever. Trad casement windows offer a view without obstructions and could be a wonderful inclusion to your bedroom, kitchen, and living area. The time classic design means an addition of elegance to your home.

French casement windows

Whenever you crave the European touch to your home, French casement windows can do you some good. They have double sashes hinged on exterior edges, and they swing outwards. When the sashes are open, you get unobstructed views and undisturbed airflow. French casement window designs fit both trad and modernistic architectural designs.

Pushout casement windows

This is a marriage of a modernistic look with a traditional charm. The popular pushout casement windows work on a pushout mechanism. They can be swiftly opened and closed with a push. The sleek, clean lines make them favorites for minimalistic homes.

Top-hung casement windows

The top-hung casement window should be your top priority for maximum light and airflow. They are hinged by the top and open exteriorly from the bottom to create a unique shape. You may utilize them in your bathroom and ground-level rooms for privacy.

Combination windows

Combination casement windows are about creativity. They combine different styles of picture windows or fixed windows. The awning combination is the casement hinged on one side and the awning hinged at the top side.

As for the double hung, there are two vertical sliding slashes, which are versatile for ventilation. Lastly, the sliding combination has horizontal and casement windows. It gives a sliding function and casement ventilation. While giving an expansive view, casement combination windows allow natural light and aesthetic improvement.

Transom Casement Windows

Transom casement windows have a horizontal bar dividing the top and lower parts of the window, i.e., a transom. This transom is situated on top of the main window sashes or casements. It has a separate opening for both the bottom and top options.

Transoms give a viewing option with maximum ventilation where the top part can be opened separately depending on the ventilation needs. Even so, transom casement windows are a thing of traditional architectural designs. They improve airflow and aesthetics.


As it is selecting casement windows is a process that requires careful examination of your home needs. Each type of casement window has its aesthetic effect and different function. From classic French to transom, there is one that will suit your purpose. Even so, if you want a specific design and need help finding it, Weiye Aluminum is here for you. You can work with them to create your unique design of casement windows, mostly from aluminum or steel.

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