Casement windows are an excellent choice for homeowners who are seeking a stylish improvement to their home’s appearance coupled with easy access to opening their windows. A casement window utilizes a crank, lever, or handle, usually located in the middle or the bottom of the window, to open on a hinge and extend outward from the home when opened. Casement windows also have a stay or other device to hold the window in place during windy weather conditions. Benefits of Casement Windows Casement windows offer many advantages over other types of windows. They open easily with the push of one.