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What are those slider windows in the basement called?
I have 2 of them that need replaced & I don't know what they are called.
I checked out casement windows, and that's not it.

Also, is this a hard job to change them out myself?

Thanks guys.
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  Re: Please help ASAP by Herb G (What are those slide...)
Sliders.




You thinking of an Awning window...tilts in from the top??? Called a hopper.


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Mine (which I now know are called "toppers") simply have anchors screwed into the concrete. Looks like if you get an exact replacement size, it would not be that hard.....but what do I know, I've never done it.
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(09-13-2017, 02:17 PM)Herb G Wrote: What are those slider windows in the basement called?
I have 2 of them that need replaced & I don't know what they are called.
I checked out casement windows, and that's not it.

Also, is this a hard job to change them out myself?

Thanks guys.

Not hard to change but a messy job if you have a poured concrete foundation as I do.  The pros just cut the frames top and bottom with a Sawzall and bang out the two halves with a big hammer, clean out the loose mortar, and then set the new widow in place with mud.  Takes them 20 or 30 minutes per window.  I changed mine out for glass block panels, but it's the same process.  It took me an hour or so per widow. 

John
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This Google search for "basement windows" will give you what you are looking for:

https://www.google.com/search?q=basement...e&ie=UTF-8

They show several types:






If you are going to use the space as a bedroom you will need an egress window:

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Thanks for the help guys.
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