| WINDOWS AND DOORS|
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.
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
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from the wall to form an alcove. GREAT FOR: Creating the perfect nook for a sofa.
These windows are hinged at the side and open outwards. GREAT FOR: Allowing plenty of sunshine and air into your home.
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
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