Transom Window Latches Add Versatility

posted by dreeder 11:30 AM
Saturday, January 7, 2012

As a mainstay of architectural history, the transom window gained its most popularity in the Elizabethan and Georgian styles of the early 20th Century. The term Transom Window is used to describe windows that both open for cross ventilation above a door, or are just used for allowing light to enter above the room door. Newer transom windows typically do not open and are meant for decorative purposes. Period homes using the style which allows opening of these windows, use a Ring Pull Transom Latch

Ring Pull Transom Window Latch

Ring Pull Transom Window Latch

. These can be opened finger style or with a hooked pole, allowing easier access without a step stool or ladder.

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