Double Glazing – Types Of Windows

White uPVC Window with golden handle

There are plenty of options when it comes to picking new double glazing windows.

There are a load of different types of double glazing window to choose from, each having a set of pros and cons that come with it. This article is here to help you find out what the different types of double glazing are, and what to look out for when buying.

What Are Bay Windows?

Bay windows are a traditional style of windows which are built out from the external walls of the house. They allow for more natural light inside your home, and can make the room more spacious.

There are 3 types of bay window:

  • Bow Windows
  • Box Windows
  • Circle Bay windows

Bay windows are often low maintenance, and give your home a nice, cosy atmosphere.

What Are UPVC Windows?

The most popular type of double glazing window you can find. It’s strong, resistant, secure, and can help you to save money on your energy bills!

UPVC can also come in many colours and styles.

White uPVC Window with golden handle

What Are Sash windows?

Sash windows have moveable panels, and are also considered to be a tradition style of window. You can open and close the window by lifting or lowering one of the framed panes.

Modern designs now allow them to be turned or twisted, making them much easier to access for cleaning.

What Are Casement Windows?

These windows are hinged in two places down one side, and are able to swing open. These windows typically open inwards, allowing for easier access when doing cleaning or maintenance.

These windows can also be energy efficient, and help to save you money on your bills!

There are also multiple types of casement windows:

  • French Casement Windows
  • UPVC Casement Windows
  • Flush Casement Windows

What Are Timber Windows?

Timber double-glazed windows are windows that are framed in wood.

This is especially eco-friendly, as wood is a renewable material. It also has a low rate of heat loss. This means that these windows will help to keep your home feeling warm and toasty – and looking great!

Timber frames add a rustic, natural feel to a home, making it seem my homely and cosy. You can also choose to style your timber frames in a vast range of colours and finishes – there are many paints and varnishes that you can buy and apply yourself.


Double glazing windows come in many shapes and styles, as shown in the information above.

If you’re interested in any of these types, get in touch today to get a quote!