When you a planning your renovation or new build, there is a good range of residential window joinery styles available to suit any functional and personal design style choice.

In addition to hinged, sliding or louvre styles, you can choose to install a skylight to increase natural light into your home.

To help with your design decisions, the team at Style Plus | Renovations Auckland look at a range of classic window joinery styles:

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When you start looking at window joinery styles, you will notice that there are many different types of windows to choose from.

One of the most essential purposes of a window is to let ventilation and movement of fresh air in and out of your rooms. Windows are also one of the best ways to bring the outdoors in, flood the space with natural light and they help you connect with your exterior home for safety and security.

Deciding which type of window suits your needs will help determine the type of window to be installed.

Windows help to bring the outdoors in and they help you connect with your exterior home for safety and security.

Tip: Here are a couple of pointers to help with your requirements:

  • Review different window joinery styles – Window and door joinery suppliers offer a wide variety of options. Make the time to visit at least two showrooms and review the window styles on offer.
  • Choose window joinery that complement your interior as well as your exterior design.
  • Determine the orientation of the sun.
  • Selecting the right window joinery for the amount of ventilation needed.
  • Choose window joinery that reflect your home’s architectural style
  • Decide what purpose your windows will serve?

Window Joinery Styles


When viewing a home you will see that they have an architectural design style that makes them unique. Selecting windows that match this design aesthetic is one of the steps in the renovation or new build design process. Whether you are planning on a modern or contemporary home, the following are 6 window joinery styles that will help you choosing the right exterior window joinery style for your renovation or new build:

  1. Awning Style Windows
  2. Casement Style Windows
  3. Bifold Style Windows
  4. Sliding Style Windows
  5. Louvre Style Windows
  6. Skylight Style Windows

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