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| WINDOWS AND DOORS| Grand Most of us have probably only thought of our windows in the panic of being unable to pay the window cleaner or worrying about leaving them open. But when choosing them, a whole range of styles is available. opening Window shopping will open your eyes with so much choice available, from the right frame, the style to suit your home and that material it’s made from WORDS: ALICE NEWBOLD | PHOTOGRAPHS: GETTY IMAGES | FOR STOCKISTS, GO TO PG 283 from the wall to form an alcove. GREAT FOR: Creating the perfect nook for a sofa. Casement These windows are hinged at the side and open outwards. GREAT FOR: Allowing plenty of sunshine and air into your home. Awning Designed to provide light and air when positioned high on walls, these are hinged at the top and open outwards. GREAT FOR: Putting above large picture windows as a means of increasing ventilation without having to open the whole thing. Tilt and turn These can either tilt in at the top or open inwards hinged at the side, similar to a casement. GREAT FOR: Cleaning windows from the inside. Bow or bay A window with one central and two flanker units projecting Transom Sits above a window or door. GREAT FOR: Giving a room that special touch and letting in light.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011

Editor’s letter
A word from Sarah
Spring sensation
Big-name bedrooms
Brilliant buys for your home
House talk
Home horrors
Areas on the up
Property perfectionist
Mortgage mania
Solicitor’s service
a penny for your thouGhts
Housing hotshot
Wise up
Flying the nest
Making the ideal become real
Boost your build
Feeling lofty
Garden plotting
When cracks appear
Window shopping
Stay toasty
Warm up
Success story
Top transformation
Greenovate your home
Eco boost
Organic ignition
Green queens
Solve those dilemmas
Splash of colour
Bed down in style
Lounge around
Kitchens and bathrooms
Bubble up
Shower power
Instant illumination
Floor wars
The carpet market
Tip-top tiles
Tools of the trade
Fresh air furnishings
Grill thrills
Picnic perfect
Green supreme
Diary date
Kerb appeal
Up top
Brick cladding
Groovy garages
Lodge life
Go your own way
Car booty
Clock ticker
Coming soon
On the list
Listed lovelies

AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011