We spend most of our time at home. People like to say home is a place where dreams begin. Many people install home security systems to guard their homes. And secure windows and doors are part of a secure home. What affects windows security? Among all the windows types that opens, casement is considered to be the most secure type, except fixed windows. Why casement windows are safe?
TYPES OF CASEMENT
Casement window is a window type that swings open 180 degree horizontally inward or outward, usually inward. When it swings open vertically, it is an awning when hinged at top, a hopper when at bottom. American style casement usually opens outward horizontally with a crank. Germany style casement usually swings open inward or outward with a handle, most of time it opens inward or inswing as outward opening could be dangerous at higher floors as time passes.