A Glance At Our Top Four Window Styles

After years in the business, we’ve seen four window styles stand out as long-time favorites. Awning, casement, fixed, and roller window styles are chosen time and time again by homeowners, and all have their own unique features. One thing remains the same across all four, and that is their ability to increase energy efficiency and home value, and give your home a fresh look. Here’s a quick look at these popular options:


The awning style features a hinge at the top. The bottom opens outward, which is especially convenient during rainy weather. Homeowners can enjoy fresh air entering the home without worrying about the precipitation entering as it would with a traditional pane.


Windows featuring the casement design are attached to the side of the frame with hinges. In homes that feature a traditional or European-inspired style, the shutters may open outward while the windows themselves open inwards. These are a popular choice for framing larger, single panes since they open vertically and create a pleasant, symmetrical look.


This style is commonly called a picture window. It comes in many different shapes and sizes, but is popular in an area where you’d like to have a large pane to admire the natural beauty outside. It’s also a good choice for highlight pieces, such as as an octagon or custom-designed shape. These windows cannot be opened.


These windows roll horizontally on the frame with an operating sash side that allows for air to flow freely during the warm months, as well as a fixed sash that slides horizontally when the screen is taken out. This makes it easy to clear the outside of the window without leaving the comfort of your home.


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How To Clean a Polar Casement Window

Having a clean window is a lot more time consuming then one thinks. Every spring droves of people flock to their windows to get rid of winter’s existence. We here at Polar thought about this and designed our casement windows so that washing them isn’t a hassle, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3…4, 5.

Remove the screen from your window. Then using the crank, open the window fully.

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You have about a 4” gap from window to jamb. Proceed to clean, with enthusiasm of course.                             

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