Choosing the Right Window Style for Your Home

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When choosing new windows for your home, we at Pritchett Brothers Construction know that the options you have may be overwhelming. Our professional Bloomington replacement windows team is happy to consult with you on the merits of each of these window styles, making your decision easier and getting the right window for your home’s style and décor. Each of these replacement windows in Bloomington is available from either Pella or Marvin.

Double Hung

  • Sashes slide vertically
  • In a single hung window, only the bottom sash moves
  • Screens can be exterior or interior


  • Hinges are located on one side
  • Low air leakage rates due to tighter seal

Bay Window

  • Combination of three or more lights
  • Center made of one or more windows parallel with wall
  • Outer windows are angled back toward wall

Bow Window

  • Similar to bay window but with additional lights
  • Panels radiate out to form semi-circle


  • Similar to single/double hung windows, but turned on their side
  • Either one or both sashes move by sliding horizontally


  • Similar to casement windows but hinged at top
  • Open outward


  • Large, single center panel, flat
  • Optional side lights

Garden Window

  • “Box” style window that extends outside exterior walls
  • Most common in kitchen area

Decorative Windows

  • Choose from four beveled glass styles
  • Polished groove grids in a variety of patterns

For help in replacement windows in Bloomington, contact Pritchett Brothers Construction today for an in-home consultation. Our experts can help you choose the Pella or Marvin replacement windows that best fit your needs.

Get Started with a Bloomington Replacement Windows Estimate

Call Pritchett Brothers Construction today at (877) 388-9080 to schedule an in-home consultation and estimate for replacement windows in Bloomington.