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Window Shopping

A primer on today’s most popular window options

Awning

These windows are hinged on the top of the frame and swing outward.


Double Hung

With two operable window sashes, double-hung windows offer multiple ventilation options and ease of use.


Casement

Hinged on the side, casement windows can either swing inward or outward, depending on desired style.


Direct Glaze

These non-operating windows are set directly into the frame  to create a large expanse of glass.


Glider

These user-friendly windows slide open from side to side.

 

All photos provided by Marvin Windows and Doors

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