Category: Window Treatments

Window Rail

On a window a railing is the horizontal portion of the frame at the top and bottom of the sash. Rails contain grooves that hold the window panes. Muntins extend from rail to rail.

Chris Hill

The term “rail” is not exclusive to windows — it’s used widely with furniture to reference horizontal parts.

Mathews Brothers Company

Window locks can be put on the railing.

Muntins extend up and down between rails.

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