• Wooden tilt turn windows in dining room
  • kids bedroom window
  • Tilt & turn window opened from top

Tilt & Turn Windows

Tilt and turn windows are European style windows that are both stylish and functional in a home. These types of windows work well in contemporary, rustic, modern, and other styles of homes and work by tilting open at the top or swinging open like a door. One handle conveniently and easily operates the window with both of these two options. They also offer unique ventilation benefits and look great in various rooms of a home.

At AVI, we offer high-quality tilt and turn windows that you will love and make good use of for many years to come.

Features of Tilt & Turn Windows
  • Option to tilt open or swing open
  • Great ventilation
  • One handle for easy and accessible operation
  • Unique style that adds character to any room
  • Various sizes available to suit your space
  • Large window surface area to allow more natural light inside
  • Easy access to the outside that can serve as an egress emergency exit
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Types of Tilt & Turn Windows

Rounded Top Tilt & Turn 

While traditional tilt and turn windows are rectangular in shape with sharp edges and clean lines, you can also opt for a rounded top tilt and turn window for a softer and more unique touch.

Simulated Double Hung Tilt & Turn Windows

Double hung windows are a classic type of window, and you can achieve this look with a simulated double hung tilt and turn window. These windows give your space a historic feel when combined with antique hardware.

Large Tilt & Turn Windows

Choose a large tilt and turn window for your home for a window that acts much like a door. With a clean and classic design, this option allows for maximum natural light and air flow.

Design Considerations

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Wood & Fiberglass
Grid Options for Tilt & Turn Windows
Authentic divided lite grid option
Authentic Divided Lite (ADL)

An original style window with separate pieces of glass glazed between dividing muntin bars

Simulated divided lite (SDL)
Simulated Divided Lite (SDL)

Energy efficient method to achieve the ADL appearance. Bars are permanently adhered to both sides of the glass


Grilles are permanently installed between the glass panes for a smooth exterior, low maintenance and easier cleaning. Choose from numerous grille patterns for the style you want

Screens for Tilt & Turn Windows

Screens on these European style windows are effective in keeping out insects and dust so that you can open them regularly with peace of mind. It is important for tilt and turn window screens to fit perfectly in the windows and to be sturdy and durable to withstand weather conditions.

Bright bronze wire screen mesh

Bright - Bronze

Bright aluminum wire screen mesh

Bright - Aluminum

Black aluminum wire screen mesh

Black - Aluminum

Charcoal aluminum wire screen

Charcoal - Aluminum

Charcoal fiberglass screen mesh

Charcoal - Fiberglass

Charcoal high transparency screen mesh

Charcoal - High Transparency

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Dual Pane

Tripane window diagram

Triple Pane

Low-E Coatings Stacked

Low-E Coating
The Low E coating is specially designed to take advantage of the angle of the winter and summer sun. The sun’s rays are absorbed in the cooler months to keep your home warmer and reflected in the summer to keep your home cooler.

Decorative Glass
Frosted glass
Glue chip glass
Glue Chip
Obscure glass
Rain glass
Sandblasted glass
Grooved glass
Beveled glass
Beveled Sound Abatement
Tempered Glass
Tempered glass in bathroom

Tempered Glass is often used in bathrooms for safety reasons. The panels are heated and then cooled rapidly in a controlled environment, making the glass several times stronger than regular glass.

Tempered glass in a bathroom

Tempered Glass is ideal for use over bathtubs and in showers where if glass were to shatter, it will break into small pieces so as not to harm any occupants. Tempered glass is used in cars for the same reason.

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Tilt & turn window opened from top

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