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Hopper Windows

Our Hopper windows are great as basement windows as these windows opens inwards. Hopper casement windows, or our Tilt and Turn European style window is ideal for windows opening inwards.

Read much more at the bottom of this page.

BASEMENT WINDOWS - open inwards

Additional features of our  Hopper Window System

  • the hopper windows are similar to a traditional flush casement; but the opposite way around, meaning the flush sections are on the inside instead of the outside.
  • of course we also have a specially designed cill for maximum weather proofing and maximum water drainage.
  • extra slim sides and top with a deep bottom rail with an external timber weather drip
  • high security multi-point window locks with Night ventilation locking for safety (except on Floating Mullions).
  • available with either friction stay hinges (optional egress opening to approx 85 degrees for fire regulations or just a better view.
  •  or for safety we can offer restricted opening hinges.
  • externally glazed as standard but we can do internal glazing if preferred for this system
  • u-value = 1.4 W/m2K (Measured on Redwood items)
  • 92mm frame, opens in.

Open inwards - Hopper Windows Gallery

The history of Hopper Windows

Hopper windows have been around for centuries, but their popularity in home design has grown significantly in recent years. The origin of the hopper window dates back to the early 19th century and is typically associated with basement windows.
The traditional style of hopper window was an inward-opening window with a single pane of glass and no weatherproofing, making it one of the most affordable styles of window available. The original purpose of hopper windows was to provide ventilation while keeping out dirt and debris.
As time went on, hopper windows were adapted to better suit modern needs and became available with two panes of glass, allowing them to be used as energy-efficient alternatives to outward-opening casement windows. They also gained popularity as a unique design element, allowing homeowners to enjoy natural light without sacrificing privacy.
Today, hopper windows are becoming increasingly popular due to their versatility, durability, and energy efficiency. They are perfect for any basement, providing natural light and ventilation, while their inward-opening design allows them to be opened even in tight spaces.
What are hopper windows?
Hopper windows are casement windows that open inwards, allowing air and natural light to flow into your basement. An inward opening window is similar to a flush casement fitted the wrong way around, but with a special drainage system to avoid leaking issues.
These unique windows are perfect for basements and other areas where ventilation is necessary. They allow fresh air to flow in and stale air to flow out. Hopper windows can also be opened from the top or bottom, providing you with maximum control over the air circulation in your space.
The design of hopper windows also makes them easy to install and maintain. They don’t require any additional framing or support, and they’re available in a variety of materials, such as uPVC and aluminium.
If you’re looking for an energy-efficient and low-maintenance window option for your basement, hopper windows are a great choice. Not only do they provide excellent ventilation, but they also help to regulate temperatures in your home and reduce energy costs.
Why Hopper Windows are Perfect as Basement windows

Are you looking for a window solution for your basement? Hopper windows are the perfect option! Not only do they offer a unique style, but they are also designed to handle the additional moisture and humidity that is often present in basements. Hopper windows open inwards and are similar to a flush casement, but they feature a special drainage system to prevent leakage. With Hopper windows, you can enjoy natural light in your basement without having to worry about water damage.

The benefits and downsides of hopper windows
Hopper windows are an ideal solution for basement windows due to their design. Unlike standard casement windows, hopper windows open inwards rather than outwards, meaning they are much easier to install and use in confined spaces such as basements. They are also easier to clean from the inside and provide good security, the same as Flush casement windows.
In addition to this, hopper windows come with a special drainage system that helps to prevent any leaking issues. This is extremely important when it comes to basement windows, as they are typically more prone to moisture and leakage than other window types. This drainage system helps to ensure that no water can get into the basement, providing you with the peace of mind that your basement is safe and secure.
Finally, hopper windows are a great aesthetic choice for any home. Their design gives them a sleek and modern look that is sure to make your basement stand out from the rest.
If very high security is important to you, then in our opinion, the European Style windows, which we call Tilt and Turn windows are better for this reason.

As always, we are here to help and advise our customers to make sure every project is a success – so please do Contact us for help.

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