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I am quite sure unless you are a freak in home decoration world you are not familiar with this type of window, the jalousie windows. Even if it is not really familiar amongst homeowners, by the time you see them by yourself you will find that they have such common design just like the other windows. These windows also have another name which is the louvre window. These windows come in various based materials such as aluminum, Plexiglass, wood, and glass which give you more choice in the selection.
Now let’s see back to the history of these jalousie windows. These types of windows showed up themselves in the middle ages, and reached the highest usage rate in years 1950s as well as 1960s. The areas which widely used these windows are California (the southern section), Florida, and etc. The name jalousie itself derived from French language “jaloux” which means jealousy. Why? Maybe it is because the fact that we can look outside the window but people outside cannot look inside. The big difference of these windows with the conventional windows is that these entire windows are able to be opened while the conventional not. This is a big help in circulating the air inside the house especially kitchen. But of course it has weakness that the windows are not really good choices in the winter since you it will bring the entire frozen air inside your home. But of course you can always closing it during the winter but I think it is just not good enough.
But besides those two disadvantages and disadvantages the choice is finally yours. For the additional information, these jalousie windows can be installed easily which means you can do that by yourself. This will have a great effect to your budget after all. Well, the choice is yours, god luck with your project!