Tilt and turn windows are the ‘can’t live without’ contemporary feature that anyone can appreciate. Whether you’re wanting a practical ventilation solution, or a more fashionable way to clean your windows, tilt and turn are the straight-up best option for most homeowners. While most windows open outwards, tilt and turn windows open inwards — preventing the need for awkwardly climbing onto ladders or scaffolding for maintenance.
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Tilt and Turn windows explained:
Tilt-and-turn windows are long-popular for people living in Europe. These windows are excellent choices for weatherproofing and security as they can be opened in two different ways. I love these windows because they just seem so easy to use.
A tilt-and-turn window offers a great deal of versatility in how you want to use it. It can open like a typical window (inward), or you can open the lower half of the window and tilt the upper portion into the room, creating a much smaller opening for ventilation. The tilted part also provides increased safety and security, as no one can fit their arm through it to open the window!
How These Turn and Tilt Windows Work
The tilt and turn window is a two-way wonder! If you turn the handle 90° it will swing open, giving you access to everything on your dresser or kitchen counter. If you turn the handle 180° it will swing shut, keeping bugs out of your house and bobby pins in your hair.
Benefits of Turn and Tilt Windows
Versatile design & flexible ventilation
The greatest advantage of tilt & turn windows is the extra slant on the panes, which provide ventilation without wide-open sunshine pouring into your home. These windows have a low-e coating to block out heat and solar radiation (but not cold weather), and even when you’re rained upon torrentially, the water will slip away from your home, all because of the thoughtful tilt & turn design.
Best for Mini spaces
One of the best parts about tilt and turn windows is their flexibility. Admittedly, they’re not as flexible as traditional hinged windows, but if you need to open a window in a smaller room for ventilation, nothing will beat the unrestricted opening space of a tilt and turn window. Tilt and turn windows are also great for people who live in small apartments but still want to enjoy the benefits of multiple windows to let in natural light.
Easy to Maintenance & Use
These windows are incredibly easy to open and close. Unlike other brands, these windows are attached to the wall, meaning that they can be opened from the inside with a simple upward push of the handle. And unlike other brands which open outwards, our windows open inwards for a more accessible design. With a large 70mm opening, you can clean both the inside and outside of your windows easily with just one simple movement!
The increasing popularity of tilt and turn windows is down to the fact that they seal better than other types of window. Tilt and turn windows are more likely to keep out draughts and heat loss, giving you a cosier home. This means you’ll use less heating, which will save you money on your energy bills!
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Tilt and turn windows are fantastic for high-ceilinged rooms, as they allow you to control the amount of light and can be opened fully to let in plenty of natural sunlight.
Features of Safety
The tilt and turn windows we offer are designed to fit in homes with young children. They can be opened fully and there is very little danger of your child getting trapped inside or falling out of the window. Because they open fully, they could serve as a fire escape from your home in an emergency.
Types of Turn and Tilt Windows
If you’re looking for a tilt and turn window supplier all you have to do is stop searching — we’ve got the best products on the market in both uPVC and aluminium.
There are many different kinds of window materials in the world of home improvement, but uPVC frames generally offer the best value for money. Some more expensive types of frames such as wooden windows, aluminium and composite will require more work and maintenance. However, cheap uPVC frames may also warp and discolour over time, so it is important to choose a reputable provider — those who use the best materials will naturally charge more.
Aluminium frames are more expensive than timber, but they outlast any other material. Their strength and longevity make them a great option for all homeowners who live in high-activity areas. These frames are also recyclable, so you can rest easy knowing you’re not contributing to landfills.
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uPVC tilt and turn windows are not as cheap as casement windows, but any home owner knows that price is not the deciding factor when choosing a replacement window. Your windows will be fitted by qualified, experienced window fitter, ensuring they are put in the safest and strongest way possible.
Tilt and turn windows help keep you safe and secure in your home. The other day, I saw a group of teenagers trying to break into someone’s house. They were picking the lock on the door, but then realized that the homeowner had tilt and turn windows. Fortunately for the homeowners, the pickers were too lazy to spend more time breaking into their windows, so they left and went home.
Casement windows are fantastic if you’re looking for a more traditional and secure window — but you’ll need to keep in mind that they aren’t easy to clean. If you want something a little more ‘hands-on’, tilt and turn windows can be ideal, as they provide plenty of access for cleaning.
When you’re cleaning a window on the upper floors of a building, it can be difficult to find an angle that offers enough ventilation. The tilt function of this product makes it perfect for high-rise window cleaning — so you can ventilate and clean at the same time!
This window is the answer to two common problems: ventilation during bad weather, and keeping the rain out. The tilt function allows you to control how much fresh air can flow into the house. For extreme wind conditions, simply turn the handle 90 degrees — this will ensure that more than 90% of the opening is covered by a hardened ventilating panel.