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storm window

[′stȯrm ‚win·dō]
(building construction)
A sash placed on the outside of an ordinary window to give added protection from the weather. Also known as storm sash.

storm window

An auxiliary window, usually placed with the existing window in the same frame, to provide additional protection against severe weather. See also: French window

storm window, storm sash

An extra window, usually placed on the outside of an existing window as additional protection against severe weather.
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Installing exterior storm windows can be a wise choice for some homes, but they are not an alternative to replacing old, leaky, defective primary windows.
Once the storm windows were muscled up the basement stairs, we washed their panes to remove the layer of dust that had collected.
I could see open spaces along the sides of the storm windows.
Storm window retains the elegant, slim proportions of traditional hardwood windows and will enhance the character of your home.
Storm windows provide an extra layer of insulation and security, and can reduce street noise as well.
Currently, about 750 companies make prime metal windows, and 175 firms manufacture metal storm windows.
Pro Window began by manufacturing simple aluminum-frame storm windows with single-pane clear glass.
A lower cost option is purchasing low-E storm windows.
I alerted the husband to the situation, and his first response was that we try to lower the storm window and shoo the wasps out.
The time-honored system of putting a storm window over the top of an older, less energyefficient one is both cost and psychologically effective.
Here's an easy way to dramatically improve the performance of your windows and reduce damaging condensation without spending much money: Make a removable interior storm window using wood casing, window film and foam tape.
Add storm window hanger brackets and storm window adjusters and you'll have inexpensive windows that open like awnings to let the breeze flow through.