The Pros & Cons Of Double Hung Windows
Casement windows and double hung are classic windows types. Double hung windows have many benefits. Here are the pros and cons of double hung windows.
The Pros Of Double Hung Windows
They are classic and easy to operate. As you see in many classic buildings, you will see double hung windows a lot. They are great matches, especially with colonial style grilles. They are classic and beautiful. By sliding up and down, double hung windows are easy to operate.
They offer flexible ventilation. As the sash slides on the vertical tracks, the sash can stop at certain point. In other words, you are free to control the amount of ventilation.
They are easy to clean. One of he most prominent features of double hung is those two sashes can be tilted inside to allow for easy cleaning on both sides. Which is other windows type hard to compare.
The Cons Of Double Hung Windows
Double hung probably is not good for modern housing. Modern housing tends to apply more about slim aluminum windows and doors to represent minimalism. In those housing, double hung probably is not a good match.
New Window Trend
Double hung windows with colonial style grilles are classic and beautiful, however new windows trend tend to use more casement windows, as casement is more energy efficient and provide the maximum ventilation. In some project cases, you might have to keep the look of double hung. Doorwin window experts are with rich experience of various projects. We are able to design casement windows with double hung in appearance.That is, the windows look like double hung but operate and function as a casement.
Below is one of our wonderful project in Washington DC. The project is renovation for the church. We have to keep the look of double hung windows, however the clients want to make the replacement windows more energy efficient and easy to operate. Therefore, Doorwin window experts decide to make a creative design for the projects. We remain them into inward casement windows with the look of double hung. Thus those new windows look like double hung window and operate and function as casement windows. The clients are very satisfied with our design.
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