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At Dover Doors and Windows we’ve been providing homeowners with the best choices in home improvement since 1936. When it comes to windows we are not just bringing you the normal run of the mill box store windows but Dover’s very own brand of windows. Part of that brand is our custom built awning windows that come in two different series are Dover 7400 and Dover 8000 in a variety of options to fit any ones style and budget with the perfect view of your property.

Awning Windows are designed for use in hard to reach areas of your house. Their unique layout creates a awning effect over the open window. This awning effect results in allowing you to keep this door open while its raining since when opened the window pane blocks the water from getting into the house. Most awning window come with hand cranks to all for easy open and close 

Awning Window Choices

When it comes to choosing what is best for your new awning windows we suggest that you start with deciding what series of window your looking for your project. Dover Doors and Windows provides you with two options when it come to the series options.

Dover Awning Window 7400 Series

The first series available to choose from is our Dover Windows 7400 series. For this series you have a larger selection of glass options, grid patterns and glass styles. These options of glass will give you 15 different options to decide on when it come to your new awning windows.  When it comes to your colors you have a large selection of colors including 5 internal colors including 2 vinyl colors and 3 wood grain options. For your exterior choices your looking at 15 different color options including 11 exterior paint colors and 4 exterior laminate colors.

Dover Awning Window 8000 Series

The final choice you have the option of selecting for your new awning windows in the Dover Windows 8000 series. The 8000 series will offer you the most choices to make about your new windows. The first of these choices that is exclusive to this series is the option if you want to get internal blinds that come in 5 different colors. after selecting to add blinds or not then you can choice from 4 grid styles, and 11 glass styles for your new window. The last choice for the Dover 8000 series awning Window is the color when it comes to this series your looking at 2 Vinyl colors, 5 Exterior Wood Grain, and 11 exterior Paint Colors.

Now that you have gone over all the different choices you have for your awning window its time to design your next window. Click the button below to find your way to design your windows before you purchase them or can call us at 810-235-2573. We look forward to helping you design the awning window of your dream.

Awning Windows

Awning windows are a type of window design commonly used in residential and commercial buildings. They are hinged at the top and open outward from the bottom, often operated using a crank or a lever mechanism. When fully opened, awning windows resemble the shape of an awning, which is where their name comes from. Here are some key features and advantages of awning windows:

  1. Ventilation: Awning windows are excellent for providing ventilation while preventing rain from entering the building. Because they open outward and tilt upward, they create a slight canopy effect, allowing air to flow in even during light rain.

  3. Weather Resistance: Due to their design, awning windows offer good protection against wind and rain when closed. This makes them suitable for use in regions with varying weather conditions.

  5. Energy Efficiency: When closed, awning windows provide an airtight seal, helping to improve energy efficiency by reducing drafts and heat loss. They can be a good choice for energy-conscious homeowners.

  7. Security: Awning windows can be fitted with secure locking mechanisms, enhancing the security of your property. The outward opening design also makes it difficult for intruders to enter from the outside.

  9. Design Options: Awning windows come in various materials such as wood, vinyl, aluminum, and fiberglass, allowing you to choose a style that matches your home’s aesthetics. They can be customized in terms of size, shape, and finish.

  11. Versatility: These windows can be used in various settings, including bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. They are often used in combination with other window types, such as picture windows, to create unique architectural designs.

  13. Easy Operation: Awning windows are generally easy to operate, as they are opened and closed with a simple crank or handle. This makes them accessible for people of all ages and abilities.

  15. Privacy: Awning windows can provide privacy while allowing natural light and ventilation. Their placement higher on walls compared to some other window types can help maintain privacy.

  17. Maintenance: Depending on the material, awning windows can be relatively low-maintenance. Vinyl and aluminum options, for example, are resistant to rot and decay and require minimal upkeep.


It’s important to note that while awning windows have many advantages, they may not be suitable for every situation. They may not offer as unobstructed views as some other window types, and their outward opening design might not be suitable for areas with limited exterior space. However, for the right applications, awning windows can be an excellent choice in terms of functionality, aesthetics, and energy efficiency.