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#1 in quality & performance 1

We test, retest, and test again, so your windows and doors work every day, day after day. It's why homeowners, builders, contractors and architects agree Andersen ® products rate #1 in quality.

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Proud to be the #1 trusted and recommended window and door brand by builders, contractors and architects.

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Bring your modern home design to life with options like dark colors, dramatic sizes and angles, narrow profiles and sleek hardware.

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Realtors and homeowners agree: Andersen ® products increase the value of a home by at least 10%. 4

TYPES OF WINDOWS

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Awning windows

What: The one that cranks open from the bottom
Where: Often placed higher on walls for privacy and air flow
Fun Fact: Can stay open in the rain so you hear the pitter patter and feel the fresh air Learn more

Bay & bow windows

What: The cozy nook with at least three windows
Where: Most often used in living rooms and bedrooms
Fun Fact: Angled out beyond the house wall, for extra space inside Learn more

Casement windows

What: The one that cranks open
Where: Popular above kitchen sinks because they're so easy to open
Fun Fact: Can be as big as 8 ft. tall for more light and fresh air Learn more

Double- & single-hung windows

What: The one that slides up and down
Where: Often placed well, everywhere
Fun Fact: One of the most common windows in America Learn more

Gliding windows

What: The one that slides side to side
Where: Often found in kitchens, bedrooms and living rooms
Fun Fact: Like a sliding glass door, but smaller Learn more

Pass-through window

What: Sits just off of your countertop and slides smoothly into a pocket in the wall
Where: Popular in kitchens that open to a patio or deck
Fun Fact: Impressive way to host a party and really open up your spaces Learn more

Picture windows

What: The one that doesn’t open
Where: Often combined with windows that do open
Fun Fact: Great way to frame views and fill your space with natural light Learn more

Specialty windows

What: The one that doesn’t open, but comes in fun shapes
Where: Often used as a design statement
Fun Fact: A shape to fit even the most unique personalities Learn more

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100 Series

Uniquely Andersen, incredibly strong

$ $ $ $ $ Budget-friendly 100 Series windows are made of Fibrex ® composite material that's 2x as strong as vinyl and environmentally responsible. Explore the 100 Series Featured 100 Series single-hung & picture windows

200 Series

Simple by design

$ $ $ $ $ The best value for a wood product, 200 Series windows focus on only the most popular styles and sizes. Explore the 200 Series Featured 200 Series double-hung & picture windows

400 Series

Best selling

$ $ $ $ $ Our most popular and longest standing products, 400 Series are the clad-wood windows contractors trust the most and choose for their own homes. 4 Explore the 400 Series Featured 400 Series picture windows

A-Series

Architecturally authentic

$ $ $ $ $ Carefully crafted with traditional architectural style, every detail of
A-Series windows has been intentionally designed. Explore the A-Series Featured A-Series double-hung windows

E-Series

Most customizable

$ $ $ $ $ Unlimited colors and finishes with dramatic shapes and sizes, E-Series windows are completely customizable. Explore the E-Series Featured E-Series casement windows

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$ $ $ $ $ Made from Fibrex ® material and installed with their Signature Service, these replacement windows are designed for energy efficiency, durability and low-maintenance. Learn more

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