Double-hung windows are two-sash windows that operate in an up and down method and uses several balancing systems to keep the sashes open. Double-hung windows are cost-effective, simple in design and complement a variety of home designs.
Benefits of a Vinyl Double-Hung Replacement Window
There are many benefits of installing thermal pane double-hung windows in your home. They include:
Double-hung windows are the most popular style in the United States because the design is simple and costs less than many other designs available on the market.
Fits Many Home Styles.
The traditional look of a double-hung window complements a variety of architectural styles including classic, country, bungalow and colonial style homes.
Since double-hung windows have very few functioning parts, they will last a long time.
The sashes tilt on a double-hung window to clean the glass easily.
The double-hung window can be opened from the bottom or the top. Opening the window from the top gives you proper airflow without worrying about small kids falling out the window opening.
Get Rid of Storm Windows.
Storm windows are labor intensive and dangerous when you need to install and uninstall them every year. New wood or vinyl thermal double-hung windows have high energy efficiency levels so you can finally get rid of your storm windows.
Install a Window Air Conditioner Easily in the Opening.
Move the bottom sash of your double-hung window to accommodate an air conditioner to cool your home during the summer months.
Vinyl Double-Hung House Windows – Product Features
Vinyl double-hung windows come with the following list of product features:
- Vinyl sashes and frames won't chip, crack or peel.
- Fusion-welded main structures and frames for rigidity and strength.
- Double-hung window sashes tilt which makes cleaning windows easy.
- Double-hung windows have a warm edge spacer system and insulated glass.
- Multi-chamber mainframes and sash for improved energy efficiency.
- Half-window screens come standard with double-hung windows. Full window screens are also available.
- The window sills are sloped which promotes drainage.
- Triple weather stripping to protect your home from water and air from entering.
- A constant force balance system eliminates the need for sash cords, pulleys and weights and makes double-hung windows easier to operate.
- Large variety of sizes available.
Where You Can Use a Double-Hung Window
You can choose us at America's Dream HomeWorks to install your new double-hung windows in your bathrooms, bedrooms, utility rooms and sunrooms. Double-hung windows can also be installed next to a bay window in a living or family room.
Double-Hung Window Design Options
Reduce energy costs and add style to your home with the following double-hung window design options.
Decorative Window Grilles and Grids. Grids placed on the inside of the insulated glass makes it easy to clean your windows. Grid options you can choose from include Diamond, Colonial, Double Prairie, and Prairie.
Internal Mini Blinds that Tilt. Mini blinds placed on the inside of a double-hung window never needs to be cleaned and provides shade from the sun.
Interior Wood Grain Veneer Finishes. We offer a large variety of wood grain veneer finishes to complement your home's style and design. Several options include cherry, foxwood, and light, medium, and dark oak finishes.
Vinyl Frame Exterior Colors. Choose from a variety of vinyl frame colors to contrast or match your home's exterior. There are several trim options available that will accent your home's curb appeal. Colors include brick red, tan, green, brown, white, black, gray, bronze, beige, and clay.
Upgraded Glass Packages. You can lower your home's cooling and heating costs when you upgrade your double-hung windows to premium glass.
Self-Cleaning Glass. This new technology prevents dirt and debris from adhering to the glass, while water spray or rain rinses it away.