Technical diagram demonstrating the difference between Fixed and Picture windows.

Though similar, Fixed and Picture windows are slightly different.

There are so many window styles that sometimes it can get a bit confusing. Here is a quick explanation of the difference between Picture (Direct Set) and Fixed windows.

Picture (Direct Set) 

Picture windows have a sealed unit glazed directly into the window from. These non-operational windows feature a low profile frame to maximize glass surface, allowing a beautifully clear, unobstructed view. They can also be customized to match adjacent operational windows.

Fixed

Fixed windows are also non-operational windows, designed to let in light and add expansive views. The difference between Fixed and Picture windows lies in the frame size. Fixed windows have larger frames and are built to match the sitelines of accompanying operating windows, for a beefier, more contemporary look.

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