Types of Windows - Glassman, Inc. | Sumner WA | Tacoma WA | Seattle WA


You have a variety of choices when it comes to choosing your new windows. Below is a list of the most common window types and functions. Please view the types of windows below and contact us with any questions.

Single Hung And Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows reflect the look of traditional craftsmanship, with details like beveled exterior edges. gives homes a traditional look. wide variety of combinations available, including twin, triple and transom. Double hung feature same-size visible glass dimensions for top and bottom sashes. double hung operable sashes tilt in for easy glass cleaning. Single hung create a cost-effective window package with classical styling.

Horizontal Sliding Windows

Sliding windows like these are popular in today’s homes, especially when space is at a premium. Add Ventilation and wide viewing areas in walls where vertical space is limited. Operable sashes lift out for easy glass cleaning. Slide tracks have deep systems designed for excellent drainage and reduced air infiltration. Single and double sliding styles available, plus 3-lite end-vent sliders.

Bay Windows

Bay windows add architectural interest, plenty of light, and real spaciousness to a home. Same great features as our casement, hung, and picture windows. Give a room a feeling of spaciousness; in fact, the room is actually larger. Available as 30 and 45 degree bays. Bay & bow windows can be made with single hung, casement, bottom awning or picture window units.


Awnings are hinged on the top to tilt outward, allowing for ventilation even in bad weather. Consider using awning windows as an accent above or below picture windows.

Casement Windows

Casement windows can bring the maximum amount of light and air to out-of-the-way places. Bring the outdoors in with large viewing areas and excellent ventilation. Hardware designed and selected for ease of use. Open to full extent for easy glass cleaning from inside. Available as twin casements, as well as casement/fixed/casement combination. Awning window design also available – opens out and upward from bottom for maximum ventilation.


With no obstructing rails, picture windows help you make the most of a great view.

Sliding Glass Patio Doors

Sliding and hinged patio doors from Glassman offer design flexibility to create the look that your home demands. Standard and French rail styles, in 2-, 3-, and 4-panel designs. French-style hinged doors are available in a variety of combinations. Designed for excellent air and water performance. Range of options of style, color, grinds, hardware, and combinations can complement any home.