Guide to Window Styles

Big Sky Exterior Design offers a wide variety of window sizes, shapes and styles to add beauty and natural light. We have an option to complement your home’s decor and your budget, but not every window will work for every application. Let’s look at some of the most common window styles and their characteristics.

Double-Hung/Single-Hung Window

  • Sashes slide vertically
  • In a single-hung window, only the bottom sash moves

Slider Window

  • One or both sashes slide horizontally
  • Ideal for small spaces

Casement Window

  • Hinges are located on one side
  • Opens outward

Awning Window

  • Hinged at the top
  • Opens outward

Bay Window/Bow Window

  • Combination of three or more units that curve outward
  • Used to increase views and light
  • Adds architectural interest

Picture Window

  • Large, stationary panel
  • Often used in combination with other windows

Garden Window

  • Box-style window that extends outward from a wall
  • Creates a sunny spot for plants

Trust the Window Professionals

The experts at Big Sky Exterior Design are ready to help you choose windows that will make your home more beautiful and comfortable. Contact us for a free estimate today by calling (406) 259-7020 or completing our online quote request form.