Different Types of Doors and Windows and Their Applications

Home is undoubtedly the warmest place. Doors and windows play an important role in home safety and comfort. Choosing the right doors and windows can greatly improve the happiness of life.
There are various types of doors and windows, and quality and overall performance are the most worthy of consideration. With the improvement of living standards, people have more and more choices.

The following are some common door and window types. Understand the applicable scenarios of various doors and windows, choose the right styles, and reduce subsequent troubles.

Aluminum Door

(1) Swing / Casement Door
The swing door is the most basic door, which is very convenient and safe to use. When the swing door is opened, it needs to occupy a quarter-cylindrical space with the door panel as the radius.
The installation and use of swing doors take up a certain amount of space, and the occupied space cannot be used twice. Swing doors are more suitable for toilets and entrance doors.

Swing / Casement Door

(2) Sliding Door
Sliding doors can move left and right, occupy less space, have a simple and beautiful appearance, and are more popular than traditional doors.
Sliding doors are often used in kitchens, balconies, bathrooms, etc.
Sliding Door

(3) Bi-Fold / Folding Door
The folding door has an atmospheric appearance, which is more flexible to use and has a larger opening area, which is more conducive to ventilation.
Folding doors are suitable for balconies or you can also use folding doors to create space partitions if your house is large enough.
Bi-Fold / Folding Door

Aluminum Window

(1) Swing / Casement Window
Casement windows are one of the common window types, and they are the most widely used window types in civil buildings, which can be divided into two types: outward-opening and inward-opening. The inside-opening is good for cleaning, and the outside-opening is good for smoke emission (for example, in a kitchen such as a scene).
Casement windows are usually used in urban commercial and residential buildings, office buildings, high-end residential buildings, villas, and other mid-to-high-end buildings;
Swing / Casement Window

(2) Sliding Window 
Sliding windows refer to windows sliding left and right in the horizontal direction. That to say, it opens in a plane and takes up less space. This kind of window looks simple and generous, easy to open and close, and is conducive to cleaning.
Sliding windows are common in rural houses (such as bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens) and industrial plants.
sliding window

(3) Fixed Window
Fixed windows are mainly used for daylighting and viewing purposes, and are windows that are only used for daylighting and not for ventilation.They are one of the most widely used windows.
The fixed window has good airtightness and is the most ideal type of window for energy-saving effect. Usually suitable for scenes such as walkways and stairwells.
fixed window


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