Tilt and turn windows are different than old-school windows that you opened by turning a handle. With tilt and turn windows, you can tilt the window both inward or outward from the top or the bottom. You can also "turn" the window so that you can swing the window open from the sides as well.
#1 Variety Of Ventilation Options
One of the biggest advantages of tilt and turn windows is they provide you with a variety of insulation options. You can open the window both horizontally or vertically. If you want to let a little air into your room, you can open the window and just crack it across the top. Or if you want to look outside and really enjoy a big breeze, you can swing the windows outward so there is no glass impeding your view or the breeze. If you want to be able to open your window horizontally or vertically, tilt and turn windows are one of the only ways to achieve that option.
You can get as much or as little ventilation as you need with tilt and turn windows and customize how you open your windows based on your air needs and based on the weather outside.
#2 Great For Balconies
If you have windows that look out over a balcony, tilt and turn replacement windows offer a lot of flexibility. Since there are so many ways you can open the window, you can easily have the window open without taking up too much space on your balcony. Windows that open outward can take up too much space on your balcony; tilt and turn windows allow you to get the most use out of your balcony space.
#3 Easy Maintenance
One of the biggest advantages of tilt and turn windows is that they are easy to clean. You can clean the inside of the window pane, and then tilt the window inwards so that you can clean the outside of the window pane without going outside or getting up on a ladder to clean your window. If you have a home with a second story, tilt and turn windows will make keeping your second story windows a breeze. Cleaning your windows will be easier and safer at the same time since you can clean your windows from inside of your home.
If you want more control over your ventilation options, easy cleaning and access to your windows, tilt and turn windows are a great choice. They also work well over balconies and in areas where you need to have more control over how you open up your windows due to outside space restrictions.