When the Full View option is selected the window is one large unobstructed piece of glass reminiscent of a Picture Window, only it can be opened for ventilation. When ventilation is desired, the window vent typically open to a 90-degree angle allowing 100% air flow and ventilation. Hurricane Impact Casement Windows are the only window to provide 100% air flow and ventilation. From a safety point of view, Hurricane Casement Windows provide the largest possible opening for fire egress for emergency escape. These windows have the screen on the inside since the window vent swings out. Having the screen on the inside keeps it protected from the elements of weather and during storms.
Locking your Hurricane Impact Casement Windows is accomplished with a lever handle. Depending on the manufacturer it will be locked with single or double lever handle. Impact Casement Windows are the most secure of all the operable Impact Casement due to the design of the hinge and lock design. Depending on the manufacturer, the total security achieved will vary with the best quality brands providing the most security and the lesser brands providing a more basic level of security. Even the most basic grade of Windows will provide an upgraded security over the original non-impact windows.