When Jason Dubin, owner of Ambition Custom Homes, was designing a new home for his family in Clarksburg, Maryland, he knew he wanted to incorporate an ActivWall Gas Strut Window into the build.
Jason worked with the ActivWall sales team to order a 60″ wide by 54″ high Gas Strut Window custom finished in chestnut bronze to match the rest of the home’s windows. The energy-efficient unit is thermally broken aluminum with Argon-filled LowE glass and comes with a 10-year residential warranty.
According to Jason, “We had a great experience working with [ActivWall] through the design and purchasing process. We received pricing and drawings quickly. And we were able to talk through the options in regards to how the window would be installed.”
Inside the kitchen, the window offers a gorgeous view of the rear yard and forest as you stand at the main sink. Other features in the kitchen include 150-year-old reclaimed timbers from Maryland barns, corbels from Baton Rouge, handmade cedar beams, and custom cabinetry.
The top of the window is seven feet high when open, so the Dubin family uses the optional ActivWall Pull Hook (available for purchase) to close the window easily.
Outside of the window, there is a bar ledge for stool seating or staging of food/supplies from the kitchen/grill area.
Jason said, “We absolutely love the action and how this window opens up the space between our indoor kitchen and the outdoor space, which includes the outdoor kitchen and grill area.”
He added, “We are not only able to open up the wall for fresh air, but also converse with guests outdoors, pass food and other items through easily from one space to the other, and it’s simply a WOW! factor.”
All ActivWall Gas Strut Windows are custom-built and can be finished in any color. Contact us today to request a quote for your unique space!
Acknowledgments: Story by Jennifer Doss. Photos by Jason Dubin. Video filmed by Jason Dubin and edited by Jennifer Doss. Builder: Ambition Custom Homes. Designing Architect: Home – Studio Z Design Concepts. Gas Strut Window by ActivWall. Installation by Danny’s Carpentry.