4 Things You Should Know About Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are a popular window style on New Jersey and New York Metro homes, and for good reason! If you’re considering an upcoming window replacement, you may be considering double hung windows for your own home. Knowing the benefits of Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro double hung windows can help you decide if this window type is right for you.

#1. Double Hung Windows Provide Excellent Ventilation

Double hung windows have two moveable sashes that slide up and down to allow for ventilation near the ceiling and also near the floor. Ventilation near the ceiling helps hot air escape your home, while lower ventilation allows cooler air into your home. This flexibility allows you to pick the right amount of ventilation based on how warm it is in your home and what the temperature is outdoors.

#2. Double Hung Windows Fit Many Home Styles

Double hung windows are a classic window style that looks good with homes of many architectural styles. Colonial homes, ranch style homes, craftsman homes and more – double hung windows look natural and attractive when installed in homes of all these architectural styles.

This flexibility is part of why double hung windows are so commonly sought after by homeowners in New Jersey and the New York Metro area. You can enjoy even more flexibility by choosing a grille style that fits your home style. Customizing your window grilles can help make your home’s windows look just right in your house.

#3. Double Hung Windows Are Easy to Clean

Sashes on double hung windows are designed to tilt inward, allowing you to clean the outside of the window from inside your house.

This means that you can clean your double hung windows on the second floor without getting on a ladder, risking yourself to reach high-up places, and without hiring a handy man to do the work for you. If you have a two-story (or taller) home this is especially useful and can save you time, effort and money.

#4. Double Hung Windows Are Energy Efficient

Double hung windows from Renewal by Andersen have outstanding energy efficiency because of the materials they’re made from and the way they’re designed. Each window is made using high performance low-E4 glass that blocks heat while allowing visible light to enter the home. In addition, Renewal by Andersen windows utilize dual pane insulated glass to keep your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer.

The frames on Renewal by Andersen double hung windows are all made utilizing Fibrex material, a very durable composite product that provides insulation similar to natural hardwood. Fibrex is a composite wood material made from wood pulp and resin, which means it never rots or needs to be refinished the way wood does.

Convinced You Need Double Hung Windows? Contact Renewal by Andersen Today

Double hung windows have more benefits than the ones listed here. To learn all about this popular window style and to get started with your purchase of replacement windows from Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey and New York Metro, call (866) 609-5033 or fill in the short form on this page to schedule an appointment for a free in-home consultation.


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