Bay and Bow Windows



Dining room with large bay windowElegant Bay and Bow Windows for Homes in the Anchorage, AK, Area

When it comes to incorporating window style into your home design with the intention of adding unique character and charm, few windows are as favorable as bay and bow windows. Unlike other window types that run flush to your home’s façade, bay and bow windows protrude from the exterior of your home. Bay and bow windows can be used to break up the outline of your home and add extra dimension to its shape. In addition to their visual appeal, bay and bow windows also provide an element of function by expanding a room’s interior space, often by creating a bench outcrop or other seating area. If you’d like to enhance the function and beauty of your Anchorage, AK, home, our bay and bow windows are the perfect choice for you!

What’s the Difference Between Bay and Bow Windows?

The main differences between bay and bow windows are how many sections each window unit has, and the types of windows in each section.

  • Bay windows — This arrangement consists of three windows installed side-by-side. The two outer windows are angled inward from the center window. The center window is usually a picture window, and the two outer windows are often a different style of window, such as double-hung windows.
  • Bow windows – This window arrangement creates an arc-type structure with at least four windows. Typically, casement windows are used.

Benefits of Bay and Bow Windows

Bay and bow windows offer the same benefits including increased interior space, lots of creative possibilities for use, and lighting and views from several angles:

  • Aesthetic appeal – Bay and bow windows are unique in that they protrude outwards from the home’s surface, making them an integral part of the building’s overall architecture. This construction can break up otherwise flat exterior walls.
  • Enhanced views – Thanks to their trapezoidal or curved shape, bay and bow windows offer peripheral views of outdoor spaces.
  • Functional space – Bay and bow windows are constructed outwards from the home’s structural walls and if built from the base of the floor, can increase a room’s square footage. Alternatively, a bench seat could be included to offer a cozy place to sit and take in the views or read a book!

Why Are Our Windows Superior?

At ABC Seamless of Anchorage, we are proud to install premium windows by Coeur D’Alene Window Company.  As with all our premium home improvement products, these windows are optimized for the harsh Alaskan climate. Coeur D’Alene Window Company windows utilize ultra-durable vinyl frames with welded corners and multiple glass panes for increased energy efficiency—an absolute must during our cold winters. Bay windows most commonly utilize casement and picture windows and can also be flanked by double hung-windows on the side, so whatever window styles you want for your home, we’re sure to have the windows to match!

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If you’re ready to upgrade the beauty and performance of your home, then ABC Seamless of Anchorage is ready to help! We’ve proudly installed premium replacement windows for homeowners in Anchorage and nearby cities since 2002. Contact us today to learn more about our services and to schedule a complimentary in-home consultation at your Anchorage, AK, home.

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