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Types of Home Windows

Awning and Hopper
Awning and Hopper

Awning and Hopper Windows. Our awning windows hinge at the top and open at the bottom, making them perfect fits for kitchens and bathrooms. Our hopper windows hinge at the bottom and open at the top, and are ideal for most basements.

Awning Windows
Awning Windows

Shop our selection of Awning Windows in the Doors & Windows Department at The Home Depot.

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Bay or Bow Windows
Bay or Bow Windows

Combining three or more windows together so that they angle out beyond the house wall. They can be casement, double-hung or picture units depending on the need. By using more windows, bay and bow windows allow more light in and also give you extra space inside your room.

Casement A Casement Window Doesn't Slide Open
Casement A Casement Window Doesn't Slide Open

Since you have to be able to open a sliding window, the seal must be somewhat flexible to allow the window to open and closed. A casement window seal is not flexible. While both replacement window options are energy efficient, casement windows are more energy efficient since they are not flexible by design.

Casement Windows
Casement Windows

The JELD-WEN W-2500 wood window combines the beauty The JELD-WEN W-2500 wood window combines the beauty of wood with affordability and features narrow stiles and rails with a large glass viewing area to bring more of the outdoors into your home. Casement wood windows offer the simplicity of modern design while allowing for maximum ventilation.

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Double-Hung Windows
Double-Hung Windows

The American Craftsman 70 Series double hung PRO The American Craftsman 70 Series double hung PRO replacement window is designed for easy window replacement. It fits into your existing window frame with minimal disruption to your home saving you time and money.

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Egress
Egress

Egress is another word for “exit”, and is used in building code to refer to the means by which somebody can exit a building. For example, a fire escape is defined as a “means of egress” because that’s how somebody can get out of a building if there was an emergency.

Fiberglass Double-Hung: Integrity From Marvin Ultrex, $450
Fiberglass Double-Hung: Integrity From Marvin Ultrex, $450

In our lab tests, Double-hung window models like the Ultrex are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below. Wind resistance 0 degrees: Wind resistance measures each window's ability to keep out 25 and 50 mph winds at outdoor temperatures of 0ºF.

Jalousie
Jalousie

How Jalousie Windows Work. Jalousie windows’ horizontal slats are layered on top of one another, similar to shingles or siding. The top of the bottom slat is covered by the bottom of the slat above it and the cycle continues all the way up. A crank opens the slats.

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MS-DOS - Microsoft Disk Operating System (1981)
MS-DOS - Microsoft Disk Operating System (1981)

Short for Microsoft Disk Operating System, MS-DOS is a non-graphical command line operating system derived from 86-DOS that was created for IBM compatible computers. MS-DOS originally written by Tim Paterson and introduced by Microsoft in August 1981 and was last updated in 1994 when MS-DOS 6.22 was released.

Picture
Picture

Shop our selection of Picture Windows in the Doors & Windows Department at The Home Depot.

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Picture Window
Picture Window

The JELD-WEN V-2500 Fixed Picture Window accomplishes that with sleek fluid lines and construction that’s designed to last. This non-opening window pairs beautifully with any decor providing both a light source and visual centerpiece.

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Single-Hung and Double-Hung
Single-Hung and Double-Hung

Double-hung windows differ from single-hung in that they offer the homeowner the ability to open each sash, rather than just the bottom sash. This allows for better air flow and ventilation. The ability to open and tilt each sash makes cleaning easier, too.

Slider
Slider

Open a new world of design possibilities with Open a new world of design possibilities with the JELD-WEN V-4500 Sliding Vinyl window. These side-by-side windows offer a classic look and are a popular choice for many homeowners.

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Slider Windows
Slider Windows

Shop our selection of Sliding Windows in the Doors & Windows Department at The Home Depot. Store Finder; Truck & Tool Rental ... Andersen Installed 100 Series Fibrex Slider Windows Model# HSINSTANDWSL Get a quote during a FREE in-home consultation ...

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Stationary Windows
Stationary Windows

Small stationary windows or large window designs with sections that do not open are ideal for home decorating with glass shelves. A few clear glass shelves can create beautiful displays with plants and flowers, ceramic and glass vases or other attractive items that you like to see in your rooms ...

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Transom Window
Transom Window

The entry door, in the kitchen, had a transom, there was a long, thin pole with a hook on the end. The window had a fixture in the middle of the frame where the hook was inserted to open and close the window.

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Vinyl Double-Hung: Simonton Pro-Finish Contractor, $260
Vinyl Double-Hung: Simonton Pro-Finish Contractor, $260

The ProFinish collection offers the Master, Contractor and Builder series that are individually designed for specific installation methods. Durable vinyl construction, a welded frame and sash and the options you are looking for, make these windows the perfect choice when you are building a new home.

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Windows 10 – 20 (1985-1992)
Windows 10 – 20 (1985-1992)

Windows 10 Pro: based on Windows Home, Windows Pro, suitable for most users, offers all the fundamental functionalities of Windows Update for Business.

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Windows 2000 (February 2000)
Windows 2000 (February 2000)

Microsoft released this new Windows version 5.0, Build 2195 in February 2000. It is the desktop operating system of the new Windows 2000 platform for x86 architecture and be completed by the versions Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server.

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Windows 30 – 31 (1990–1994)
Windows 30 – 31 (1990–1994)

The History of Microsoft - 1994. ... January 31, 1994. Microsoft Plus, ... and Bookshelf 1994 on CD-ROM for Mac and Windows, Microsoft Multimedia Schubert: ...

Windows 95 (August 1995)
Windows 95 (August 1995)

1995: Windows 95 is released. While it wasn't Microsoft's first operating system based on a graphical user interface, Windows 95 represented the biggest step away from the far less user-friendly MS-DOS system.

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Windows 98 (June 1998)
Windows 98 (June 1998)

While Windows 95 waits patiently for network connections to close in an orderly fashion before telling you to power off the system, Windows 98 just pulls the plug. It's a nice innovation that won't cause problems with your network.

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Windows ME - Millennium Edition (September 2000)
Windows ME - Millennium Edition (September 2000)

Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows ME (marketed with the pronunciation of the pronoun "me", commonly pronounced as an initialism, "M-E (Codenamed Millennium)", is a graphical operating system from Microsoft released to manufacturing in June 2000, and launched in September 2000.

Windows NT 31
Windows NT 31

Windows NT is a Microsoft Windows personal computer operating system designed for users and businesses needing advanced capability. NT's technology is the base for the Microsoft successor operating system, Windows 2000.

Wood Casement: Andersen 400 Series, $400
Wood Casement: Andersen 400 Series, $400

400 Series - Time Tested, Classic Wood Craftsmanship As our most popular series with our longest-standing products, the 400 Series brings you the best overall blend of performance and style to satisfy just about any window or door need.

Wood Double-Hung
Wood Double-Hung

The JELD-WEN W-2500 wood window combines the beauty The JELD-WEN W-2500 wood window combines the beauty of wood with affordability and features narrow stiles and rails with a large glass viewing area to bring more of the outdoors into your home.

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