Double Hung Windows

 

Your Personal Style

Double hung windows are a hugely popular choice with homeowners, developers, builders, interior designers and architects because double hung windows sit flush to the surface of any structure (interior & exterior) and they are very eye appealing in design. These windows do not take away from other features within or outside of a home, that should be the focal point, rather, they are adorned with a designer-friendly subtlety. Known for being super-functional, your personal style and added touches will make double hung windows purchase perfect! There are even more options with double hung windows, the exterior colour can be finished off with a copper-clad finish while the interior could have a natural wood finish to meet d├ęcor expectations. There are great framing materials now available and designer colours to choose from! Whether a perfect fit or customized double hung windows, there is a solution that fits all budgets and lifestyle tastes.

Double Hung Windows Style

The double hung window is incredibly versatile for the fact that each of the sashes can be opened independently of each other for minimal ventilation, or, both at the same time to maximize ventilation. The other more profound perk to choosing double hung windows is their ability to open and tilt inwards partially, which is highly ideal for simplified cleaning (great for homeowners who prefer not to get up on a ladder to clean the exterior window panes, or, handle a pressure washer!). The exterior screens also play a big part in the efficiency of double hung windows for their effectiveness against insects, dust and debris collection, acting like filters for when windows are open. There is a wide range of fittings and accessories to further add personal touches to these fantastic double hung windows, which provides even more opportunity to be creative!

Double Hung Windows Performance

Outstanding performance, this is how double hung windows can be described for their higher-quality PVC that are sealed with the latest technology (fusion technology), that does away with escaping air flow and any leaking due to weather related moisture or internal condensation. The glass used with double hung windows is high-end, quality glass with the best keepers and cam locks available. Every detail of double hung windows has been overseen and assured for quality of the highest standard, including their multi-chamber construction to ensure structural integrity for durability. Double hung windows are also window-covering friendly, with its flush presence to any wall, the unforeseen issues that arise with other types of windows is non-existent with these ones! Attractive, functional and energy efficient, double hung windows are truly the way to go to ensure the best and long-lasting quality.

Double Hung Windows Sound Insulation

The insulation of sound is an important factor to many people that are considering new window purchases, and double hung windows have met this challenge as well. Through higher quality materials used to manufacture these types of windows and their unique assembly, a better sound barrier exists for the transmission of sound. There are windows on the market that are made specifically for meeting a STC rating (blocking sound), but when shopping for windows, its all about style & functionality, where as sound blocking windows are not functional like the double hung windows. Glass styles are just as diverse with double hung windows, from decorative glass, or plain glass or even textured glass, with a double or single glazing (the glazing is what dictates the transmission of heat and sound).

Double Hung Windows Energy Efficiency

With the latest trends in window designs comes higher energy efficiency and this does hold true to the proven track record of double hung windows. Through its innovation and engineering of multi-chamber construction, double hung windows and its sashes are designed to reduce energy costs by properly blocking out drafts, moisture and execute better thermal performance. Features like Intercept warm edge spacers & stainless-steel coil spring balance system provides a higher degree of ventilation. Even proper water drainage has been addressed with double hung windows (and their sloped sill). High standards, high performance and fully functional, double hung windows have additional energy saving features such as Argon gas filling. The framing material such as low maintenance vinyl, adds even more energy efficiency against leaks, drafts and adds strength & durability.
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