Why Double-Hung Windows Are The Right Choice For Your Home

Upgrading the windows in your home requires thought and planning. The choice though is easy: double-hung windows with warranty. Double-hung windows are windows where you can open both the top and bottom sash of the window. Both sashes in the window frame can move up and down, and in addition, they can also tilt inward. These types of windows offer unique advantages.

Easy Cleaning

One of the biggest benefits of double-hung windows is that they are so easy to clean. You can easily tilt the sash inward. Why does that matter? Because when you tilt the sash inward, you can access the outside of the glass while standing inside your home. This makes it much easier for you to clean both the inside and the outside of the glass, all from the comfort of your home. You don't have to climb up on a ladder, or put yourself in a dangerous situation, just to be able to clean the outside of your windows. 

Great Air Flow

Double-hung windows are great for airflow, especially if you prefer natural airflow over an air conditioning unit. With double-hung windows, you can open both the upper and lower sashes a little bit at the same time, allowing hot air to flow out and cool air to flow into your home. Additionally, double-hung windows can be equipped with screens, allowing you to enjoy the airflow without inviting the bugs in. 

Material Variety

With double-hung windows, you get to choose what type of frame you want around your windows. Your choices are not limited. You can choose from the following materials to frame your double-hung windows: 

  • Aluminum

  • Vinyl

  • Wood

  • Fiberglass

There are also different grades of fiberglass and wood to choose from, so there is a range of quality choices within those material choices, allowing you to choose the frame material that best matches your home. 


When your windows are closed, you don't want drafts coming in around your windows or heat transferring through the glass. With double-hung windows, you get that. New double-hung window staples excel at improving the energy efficiency of your home. If you are looking to make energy-efficient upgrades to your home, this is one step in the right direction. 

If you want to enjoy all the benefits of double-hung windows in your home, reach out to a window supplier and schedule a free consultation. They will come out to your home, take measurements, and let you know your material options. They will provide you with a free estimate, so you can decide if you are ready to invest in double-hung windows for your home right now. 

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Updating Your Windows for Optimal Performance

The windows of your home are like its eyes – it offers an optimal view to the exterior world while keeping the home’s “inner workings” safe from harmful environmental factors. But if your windows are more than a couple of years old, chances are that they need some upkeep to ensure optimal performance. For example, after time windows start to lose their insulation abilities and the glass may not be effective at keeping harmful UV rays from entering your home. But a few do-it-yourself projects is all it takes to fix these problems and more. From learning how to use spray foam insulation to considering the benefits of honeycomb shades, you’ll find everything you need to know about updating your windows to protect your home and save money on energy on the pages of this website.

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