Double Hung Windows
A double-hung window has an upper and lower window that each slide up and down in separate grooves along the sides of the window frame. Double hung windows are very common because they provide great ventilation and because the window can be positioned in a selected place.
Double Hung Windows
Installing double hung windows is best left up to a professional; however there are a few things the homeowner should know about the process.
Double Hung window frames come pre-assembled, and are placed in the wall opening. Double Hung Windows are then leveled and nailed into place, and the windows are inserted into the grooves.
Double Hung Windows – Testimonial
We are extremely pleased with the work that Install America did installing vinyl replacement window in our townhouse. We chose to install double hung windows because of our homeowner’s association requirements and Install America was very accommodating when it came to working with them. We couldn’t be happier with the workmanship, the ease of doing business with them and our new replacement windows in NJ. Thank you Install America. We will definitely recommend you to anyone who is looking to get new replacement windows.
Gary Pace, Cherry Hill NJ
Double Hung Windows – Low Maintenance
A vinyl double hung window reduces long-term maintenance because painting is no longer necessary and vinyl colors can match the trim on your home. These double hung windows can also be fitted tightly into wall openings to save on energy bills by reducing drafts.
When replacing double hung windows, the glass in the old window frames can be taped before the window is removed to reduce the likelihood of broken glass on the job site.
Installing double hung windows is a great choice for homeowners because their easy installation requirements reduce the amount of time that the replacement project disrupts your household.
One of the main reasons for considering install of double hung windows is the Federal Tax Credit of $1500 for homeowners who do this work. Read about how you can get this credit when you install double hung windows!