Hopper replacement vinyl windows in Houston can be likened to casement windows because they are single style windows. They are a hinged window that is opened a crank. A hopper window has it’s hinges at the bottom of their frames. Because of the way they are designed, they open inward from the top. Hopper windows have a small lever handle, which is used to open and close them. To provide extra security, the handle is made to fit into the locking mechanism. These windows are often used in basements, bathrooms, and other small areas in the house.
Hopper windows are considered to be the ideal choice for rooms that lack outside exposure where you want to improve air circulation and let lots of natural light come in. These window replacements are well known for their ability to open up completely which makes them very versatile. This is the main reason why they are a great choice for small places. They can also be installed above larger windows as a transom. This was a very popular window arrangement at schools back in the days before they were air conditioned. Does anyone remember that? 🙂 Open the lower windows, open the the hopper windows and you have 1960’s air conditioning!