How to Choose the Right House Windows Sizes

House windows take a vital role in a house. They not only provide a channel for light and ventilation but also protect the house and provide insulation. And, in the installation and replacement of the house window, there is no exact formula for getting the right size for the house windows. Then, in this post, the author would provide a complete guide to help you determine the right size for the house windows.

Design of the House Windows

● If you are looking for an ideal window solution, you need to take the reference according to the below tips.

● You need to make the sill low enough so that you can see the outside view when you’re seated.

● If the rooms have high ceilings, you need to set the windows tall enough to make they are visually proportionable with the whole room design.

●If the window is set too close to the floor, you need to choose safety or tempered glass windows in case of an accident.

●Based on the details of the elements of the interior and exterior of the house, you need to determine the length and width of your window so that all elements in your house look harmonious in the size.
aluminum sliding window

Size Range of House Window

In this section, the author would present you with a chart to learn more about the standard size of all types of house windows. However, these data only can be referenced, you determine the size of the house window only when you have fully consulted the house contractor.
House Window Type Standard Width Standard Height
Double-Hung Window 24 to 48 inches (61 cm – 1.2 m) 36 to 72 inches (0.9 – 1.8 m)
Bay Window 42 to 126 inches (1 – 3 m) 36 to 78 inches (91 cm – 2 m)
Sliding Window 36 to 84 inches (91 cm – 2.1 m) 24 to 60 inches (61 cm – 1.5 m)
Casement Window 14 to 35.5 inches (35.5 – 90 cm) 29.5 to 77.5 inches (75 cm – 1.95 m)
Awning Window 24 to 46 inches (61 cm – 1.2 m) 20 to 92 inches (51 cm – 2.3 m)

●Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are the most popular window types in houses across the world. The reason why they are popular is they come in a wide range of standard sizes. The double hung windows' standard width can range from 24 to 48 inches and the standard height can range from 36 to 72 inches.

●Bay Windows

Aluminium bay windows are special project windows. The bay window usually consists of one large, fixed window pane and two smaller side windows (flankers). The aluminium bay windows are required to be installed at an angle of 30 or 45 degrees to the wall. The aluminum bay window's standard width ranges from 42 to 126 inches and the standard height ranges from 36 to 78 inches.

●Sliding Window

As their name implies, the aluminium sliding doors and windows work on a track. The sliding doors and windows could take up less space indoors than others, so they are the best solution for a small-size room. And the sliding window has a standard width of 36 to 84 inches and a standard height of 24 to 60 inches.

●Casement Window

The casement windows make good performance on the ventilation. They provide full ventilation to your space from top to bottom.
aluminium frame casement window

●Awning Windows

Awning windows provide you with a wide view of the outside and fabulous security. Also, with the special window structure, it is okay to open the window outward even in the light rain.

Window Sill Height

The window sill height indicates that the base of the window is off the ground. It is usually overlooked. In fact, when the egress windows act as an exit in an emergency, you can find out the importance of the sill height. If the sill height is more than 44 inches, it would put difficult on escaping.

Window Head Height

The head height of a window is used for measuring the distance between the top of the window and the ceiling. Generally, taller and higher windows provide more natural light. However, if the head height is too close to the ceiling, you cannot install a curtain rod. Therefore, you need to take maintenance into your consideration.

Last Words

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