Tilt and turn windows are not new to Europe; they have been around for decades. The window style is currently catching on stateside. It is renowned for its many benefits that border on the subtle and explicit.
A lot of the time people think of double glazed windows or triple glazed windows but forget about Tilt and turn windows. Tilt and turn windows have advanced functionality that this a unique window style. It has a 3-in-1 design that boasts of a fixed, in-swing, and hopper window. The tilt-and-turn window is a product of advanced European hardware. The window is locked when its handle is turned to face downwards, which means it becomes a fixed window. The window can swing inwards when the handle is rotated 90 degrees, and it will tilt open when the handle is turned 180 degrees to face upwards.
Besides the unique style, the tilt-and-turn window offers various benefits, including:
Tilt and turn windows offer an array of ventilation possibilities. For instance, it can provide top ventilation for hot air to escape with ease as it rises. The top ventilation also inhibits strong breezes from rushing into the room. Conversely, the turn function creates maximum ventilation by allowing ample air movement. As such, this dual design lets the user manage the airflow in a room with more precision.
• Easy To Clean
Ever thought about having a window that helps make cleaning easier? It is possible to achieve this with the tilt and turn windows. Placing them in the turn position allows you to clean the windows’ exterior while inside a room. As a result, you will not need a ladder or exact too much effort. Just tun a handle, and that seasonal chore becomes a routine non-demanding maintenance task.
• Better Air-Seals
Regarding air seal levels, the performance of tilt and turn windows speaks for itself. It is superior to most of its competitors. The robust air seals result in a tighter seal meaning you will have air-tight windows. The lack of air seals coupled with the poor build quality of the sliding, double or single hung windows made them prone to air and water leakage and damage. Glo Tilt Turn windows are 2-4 air seals in each window, allowing for a high-performance air-tight product.
• More Secure
With the tilt-turn windows boasting of a solid internal built thanks to the robust hardware, they have multi-locking solid points. Moreover, the windows have an inward-tilt coupled with in-swing hinges that enhance the security, ensuring the window is firmly secure when opened a bit and cannot be extended any further from the outside. The tilted structural design also plays a vital role in enabling ventilation.
Tilt-turn windows can be made from wood, aluminium, or a blend of the two, with seemingly limitless colour, handle, glazing, and frame options. We produce these windows with over 300 powder-coating colours to choose from and with handles powder-coated to match or made from stainless steel. Thus, the result is a product the exudes a modern, chic look. Furthermore, we offer up to 6 different obscure glazing options for individuals with privacy concerns. The obscure glazing does not inhibit natural light from peering through. The window frames come in 4 different styles, depending on your aesthetic preferences.
• Hidden Sash
Most of our customers for a minimalistic design, hence preferring our hidden sash style. Our hidden sash frames mimic our fixed window products but boast of the performance of a fully operable window. They retain vivid architectural lines that can be seen through the frames irrespective of the window type.
• Hidden Hinges
All our tilt-turn windows have hidden hinges to ensure they are products with an effortlessly pristine look. As such, they are sleek window options that mimic fixed installations while being immensely operable. Additionally, the windows do not have any obtrusive hardware for that modern feel that does not distract the eyes, thus making them appear aesthetically pleasing.