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Get detailed information on the Essential collection including types of windows and doors, color and finish options, sizing, hardware, and other key details.
The Essential™ Awning window, made of Ultrex® fiberglass, is the perfect low-maintenance solution for increasing your home’s ventilation. Streamlined features and design options can be tailored to reflect home architecture and character.
Windows in our Essential collection feature classic low-profile durable hardware for clean aesthetics, safety, and security. Choose from six
*Hardware styles shown are available in all finish options below.
*Hardware finish samples are approximate. Please visit your local Marvin dealer to see hardware finish samples. Crank Handle is available in select finishes.
*Not all decorative glass is compatible with all products. Check with your dealer for a recommendation on which glass is right for your project. Images may not be an accurate representation.
Color tint images represent color tint example only. Please inquire about obscure glass treatments separately.
Glass is an important aspect for managing the energy efficiency of your home. Our standard glazing is dual pane: two panes of glass with Low E coatings and argon insulating gas. We offer variations to help meet climate and code requirements across the country, described in more detail on our glass page.
Screens for the Essential product line feature a durable, low maintenance aluminum surround and Marvin Bright View™ mesh – a fiberglass screen mesh that provides improved airflow and more natural light while keeping insects out. Bright View repels water and resists dirt and grime for a sharp, vivid view.
For cohesive curb appeal, all exterior screens are available in colors to match Ultrex® fiberglass window and door exteriors.
The look of multiple, individual panes of glass in a window panel is popular in a wide range of architectural styles. Grilles between the glass, available in a number of different styles, mimic the look of these individual panes of glass without sacrificing energy efficiency.
Grilles are permanently installed between the glass panes for low-maintenance and easy cleaning. Choose from 6 exterior colors and 3 interior colors.