Whether you’re planning a basement remodel or just want to update your lower level windows, the first step in the replacement process is learning about your options. Here are the top three types of basement windows.
The most common basement window you’ll encounter is the hopper. These windows are hinged at the bottom instead of the top, allowing for maximum airflow. As with most hinged windows, these hoppers will keep a tight seal and reduce air leakage when closed.
Sliding windows, also called gliders, are
Some homeowners opt for glass block installation instead of windows as they can provide privacy and light simultaneously. If your basement window is in a high-traffic area, glass block may be a good option. However, if you think you may want fresh air in your basement, skip the glass block and instead consider a frosted glass window that opens.
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The best way to find the right windows for your home is to talk with a professional. Find a team that you can trust and they’ll guide you every step of the way. At Zen, we’re known for our easy and accurate estimates, smooth installation process and happy customers. Reach out today to get started on your window replacements!