Cascade windows also referred to as overlaid windows because the windows overlap each other. This type of window may either slide up and down or side to side. Cascade windows are very practical to use and offer a unique yet elegant addition to one’s home. It is unknown when this window style was first used. Its features had improved dramatically over the years, however. Though basically overlapping, the latest designs are as beautiful and as efficient as ever. They are versatile enough to be used on many types of houses.
Cascade Window Configurations
- Picture Windows
- Sliding Windows
- Single Hung Windows
- Casement Windows
- Awning Windows
- Specialty Shape Windows
- Sliding Glass Doors
Using cascade windows offers many designs options. Whether the design is Colonial or Craftsman, French-Country or Post-modern, this type of window enhances the home’s beauty and even its structural strength. Depending on the style of one’s home, such offers energy efficiency and better thermal and insulating quality. A third benefit is that it is very flexible, and it can last a long time.
When considering cascade windows for one’s home, it is best to have a high-quality window. When opting for cascading windows, one has to look over the following:
- Window Frame
- Custom Manufacturing
- Right Glass
- Professional Installation
- Additional Parts or Support
Notable brands include the Empire Series, the WinPro Series, the Cascade Series, the ThermalPro series, and the LbL Series.
The Empire Series features narrow frames with a profile 2.75 inches, a style that provides good structural and thermal qualities, and maximum viewing area. The product is best used as construction or as replacement materials. The window styles available are the Single Hung, the Slider, the Picture and the Specialty Shape configurations. The Empire Series does not feature cascading doors.
The WinPro Series features wide frames with a profile of 3 º inches. It offers maximum viewing area and structural strength and thermal regulation. It best utilized as building or replacement materials. The window styles available are the Single Hung, the Slider, the Picture and the Specialty Shape configurations.
The Cascade Series offers the unique combination of orthodox window styling and improved structure quality. It can be best used on various types of homes and commercial building construction that require top body performance. The window styles available are the Single Hung, the Slider, the Picture, the Specialty Shape, the Casement and the Awning configurations.
The ThermalPro Series offers a beautiful look and excellent thermal capacity in the home’s window renovation project. It is specifically engineered for home renovation and replacement purposes, which need top structural performance. The window styles available are the Single Hung, the Slider, the Picture and the Specialty Shape configurations. The ThermalPro Series does not offer cascading doors.
The LbL Series offers window styles that include the Single Hung, the Slider, the Picture and the Specialty Shape configurations for most of its products. The LbL 8000 Frame is available in the Double-Hung or Double-Slider configuration. However, it does not offer Single-Hung Configuration. The LbL Series does not provide cascading doors.