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Types of Residential Doors & Windows. LET’S START WITH DOORS!. Flush Door. Panel Door. Bifold Door. Dutch Door. Pocket Door. Sliding Doors. Accordion Door. Double-Action Door -swings in both directions. French Doors. NOW LET’S LOOK AT WINDOWS!. SLIDING WINDOWS.
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Awning Window-swings out from the top or bottom. Can be pushed out or cranked out
Jalousie Window -pronounced (JAH-luh-see). Consists of parallel glass, acrylic, or wooden louvers set in a frame. The louvers are locked together onto a track, so that they may be tilted open and shut in unison, to control airflow through the window.
Hopper Window -single window that pushes outwards, commonly used in basements
Picture Window - a large window with a single pane, usually overlooking a view
Gable Window - A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of a sloping roof
Casement Bow Window-a series of windows that form a round, graceful curve shape. The windows jut out from the side of a building, creating a round alcove of glass. Benefits: create extra space and depth in a room, provide a multitude of views from one single vantage point, good source of light
Double Hung Bay Windows - Traditionally, Bays are made from three windows: a large picture window flanked by smaller windows on the sides that are set at 30º, 45º, 60º or 90º degree angles.