For many people, gratings on windows are a necessity, without which they would be happy to do. Really: who wants to voluntarily put himself in a cage? But, perhaps you change your mind after this article. We suggest you to find out what window grills can be convenient, and show 30 photos of stunning art forging products that combine safety and visual appeal.
Why put lattices on the windows of a private house and the ground floor
The first reason that comes to mind is security. When the apartment is located on the first floor or you live in a private house, the window grilles help to protect your family and property from intruders. Note that they can be installed both from the side of the facade and inside the interior. In both cases, they can have swinging or sliding doors, which leave the opportunity to admire the clean, unobstructed view from the window. Internal gratings windows are also placed on the upper floors, when the apartment has small children - to prevent situations where the child can open the window himself.
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The third reason to install the grilles on the windows may be your desire to somehow decorate the facade of the house and provide beautiful decor along with safety. An example of such a solution you see on the following photo: modest, unremarkable windows with the help of lattices turned into a stylish element of the facade.
Metal and wrought iron gratings on windows - photo of the exterior of the house
Metal window grilles are welded and forged. Forged gratings on the windows have a unique design that will add style and respectability to the facade of any house. Wrought iron is distinguished by its high strength and is an intractable obstacle on the way of intruders. The only drawback of forged lattices for windows is their high price - you pay for the exclusive work of the master. For clarity, here are a few photos of exteriors of houses with such gratings.
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Conventional welded grilles are installed when the facade decoration does not play a significant role or there is a budget restriction. But even in this case, you can choose an original and presentable design. There are blind and detachable welded gratings. Deaf people are not removed and do not open, which in case of fire is a huge minus. Removable are often used in cottages to avoid seeing the sky in the cell during the rest, and on returning home do not worry about their property.
Sliding and sliding window grilles (7 photos)
Sliding grilles on the windows are attractive in that they can be compactly folded and hidden along the wall. A complex prefabricated structure somewhat reduces their protective properties, so they are often installed from the inside of the windows.
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Facade swing gates for windows have a shut-off device or quick release mechanism, which is accessible only from the inside. The plus of their design is to provide a fire exit and easy cleaning of the window panes while maintaining a high level of protection.
Photos and sketches to make gratings on the windows with your own hands
Can you handle metal? Are there skills and tools for artistic forging? Or maybe you found a good master? Then it remained to choose a beautiful design of window grilles. Below we offer you some more photos and ready sketches, necessary to make lattices on windows with own hands.
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