Here at Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey, we appreciate your desire to create a beautiful, inviting home that appeals to your lifestyle and decorating preferences. Our mission is to make sure you are just as thrilled with your replacement window designs and performance 10, 15 or 20 years after installation.
Unless you are only replacing one or two windows in your home or you want a single style to replicate a certain architectural design, you’ll most likely choose several different shapes and styles of replacement windows for your New Jersey home.
Today we’d like to introduce you to the excellent craftsmanship, versatility and performance features of our bay windows and bow windows.
There are a variety of reasons that homeowners choose bays and bows – adding a unique feature to an otherwise bland appearance, creating more useable interior living space, and managing indoor light and ventilation are just three reasons our customers claim influenced their decision to design and install these unique window styles.
We build our bay and bow designs just like our other replacement windows – using superior construction materials, cutting edge technology and energy-efficient glass that meets or exceeds the highest industry standards for controlling energy use and protecting the climate.
What Makes it a Bay?
Standard bay windows involve connecting three individual adjacent window units into one. Bays create a panoramic view by angling two smaller windows away from a broader central window. By framing the central panel, the combination creates a stunning exterior and leaves room for an interior ledge or extra functional floor space inside.
How is a Bow Different?
Just like bay windows, replacement bow windows owe their versatility and unique appearance to connecting several individual window units horizontally. Two distinct features of bow windows are the number of adjacent windows and the overall shape. While bays typically combine two side windows that are smaller than the central unit, Bows usually have more panels – five, six, seven, etc. – and all units are the same width and height. This combination creates a slightly curved appearance rather than the angular presentation of a Bay. You’ll still get a fantastic view, and more units means slightly less viewing area but more versatility by adding operable windows throughout.
Another difference is the interior space. There is still room to install a ledge; however, depending on the number of panels you choose, the interior space may be smaller than a bay window would create in the same overall width and height established by your existing home windows.
Fixed or Operable Window Designs
While you can choose to install fixed windows as all or part of custom-built bay and bow windows, many of our customers choose casement windows – at least for side units in the three-unit bay. Why casements? For one thing, the crank-and-latch operating mechanism is easy to use.
Enhancing the look and function of your home with Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey Bay Windows or Bow Windows gives you the freedom – and space – to install a window seat, create a low shelf for young readers or add a bit more floor space for furniture placement. Whether you choose to add more seating or improve the flow of your living areas, these unique windows give you options that other designs can’t deliver. Plus, you have more opportunities to let the sunshine and fresh air in throughout the seasons.
Ss you can see in the photo above, you don’t have to choose casement windows for your Bow or Bay Window. You can use Double Hung or even Sliding or Gliding Windows. Our easy glide sliders provide easy operation and functionality. And, there are literally endless decorating options with our full line of hardware choices, window screens and grilles to help you design a beautiful view with maximum energy efficiency.
Meet Your New Bay or Bow Replacement Window at Renewal By Andersen of New Jersey
Ready to meet Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey’s Bay and Bow windows face-to-face? Call 1-888-826-2451 to discuss your home improvement project in depth or fill in your contact information on the form on this page and we’ll give you a call. We think you’ll find our replacement windows exceed your expectations and are looking forward to introducing you to all of our home improvement products carefully designed to add beauty, function and value to your home.