Double hung windows are the most common type of window in the US
Windows are like the eyes and the soul of your home. If you want beautiful and low maintenance windows in Apex, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Fayetteville, Morrisville or Raleigh, then Homecraft windows can help.
Before ordering windows it’s good to know the options. There are many options, types and styles, form casement to bay windows. Windows play an important role in the appearance of your home, day time lighting, air flow and insulation. Fortunately, there are enough choices to enable you to match your new or replacement windows to match the style of your home as well as your personal tastes and preferences. In this article we will discuss a very common window, the double hung window.
Double hung windows can look great in a variety of rooms, from the kitchen to your enclosed porch. They are the most common type of window in the US, and for good reasons. They are compatible with types of homes and offer versatility. They are available in arrange of sizes, shapes and colors. Framework options include aluminum, wood, vinyl and fiberglass.
Since the slide up and down you can attach an air conditioners or screens to a double hung window. Double hung windows are easy to clean since they have either removable sashes or tilt out sashes. Energy efficiency is another benefit of double-hung windows. Greater efficiency can be obtained with weather-stripping that prevents heat from escaping.
On the downside, double hung windows can only provide limited ventilation since only half the window can be open at any point in time.
Of course there are many other types of windows with their own pros and cons such as picture windows, casement windows, awning windows, transom windows, slider windows, stationary windows, bay windows and more. The experts at Homecraft Windows will be happy to help you with window selection and advice.