Jalousie windows are also sometimes referred to as louvered windows, since they are made like shutters or louvers. The individual glass panes are set in metal and can be opened or closed in unison. They are most often found in warmer climates, because jalousie windows do not seal well when closed. This lets in cold air and lets out warm air, which is not desired in colder climates. Nevertheless, in warmer climates jalousie windows are often used to allow ventilation and are installed in breezeways and on covered porches where there is no air conditioning or heating. Because jalousie windows do not seal well and allow for drafts, they are not as popular in our energy-conscious society as they once were and can be quite difficult to locate. In fact, you may find it easier to locate replacement parts rather than the entire window. However, if you are fond of this type of window, you can still find places where you can buy jalousie replacement windows.
Check your local Champion or Pella window store. Both of these companies still carry jalousie windows. If they do not have them in stock, ask the salesperson to order replacement windows for you. Be sure you know the size of your windows. If you cannot find a Champion or Pella window store in your area, go to their websites to locate the nearest store in your area.
Check Amazon Marketplace at Shopping.com on the Internet. Most of the websites that offer jalousie replacement windows for sale will direct you to Amazon Marketplace.
Call Collier True Value at (954) 771-8590. Jalousie replacement windows are difficult to find, so you may decide to just replace the parts necessary on your existing windows. Collier True Value in Oakland Park, Fla., states, "If We Don't Have It, We'll get It!" They also have an online store where you can choose the parts you need.
Tips & Warnings
- Make sure you know what size windows you need. If ordering replacement parts, either find the name of the part you need or take the part with you to the store.
- There are also metal and wooden windows sold as jalousie windows. Make sure that you specify "glass" jalousie windows when speaking with the salesperson.
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