Window Handle Types: Which Handles Suit Which Windows?

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There are various window handle types available so it can be confusing to know which style will not only work best with your windows, but also which will look best — after all, the devil is in the detail and the wrong window handle can totally ruin the appearance of an otherwise beautiful window.

Here, we take you through your options, explaining the types of window handle most commonly available. It is important to realise that each of these types comes in a whole array of designs, from brass heritage fittings to super sleek brushed chrome and nickel. You should choose your design based on the style and material of your windows and the overall interior look you are aiming for.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.