Double-Hung Windows #2
WHAT ARE DOUBLE HUNG WINDOWS?
Double-hung, also known as sash and double-sash windows, are the most popular option in Wisconsin and most U.S homes. They are made up of two pieces—or sashes—that slide up and down, and they are set vertically on top of each other so they make a rectangle, meeting in the middle with a locking mechanism.
WHY CHOOSE DOUBLE-HUNG WINDOWS?
These windows open from both the bottom and top, while staying flush with the wall, providing great ventilation when you are needing a gentle breeze on a gorgeous Wisconsin day, like when Lake Michigan sends cool breezes across Milwaukee during a warming summer, also known as “the lake effect“.
Cleaning is also a breeze with Pella’s double-hung windows. The ability to slide both sashes up and down gives you maximum access to both . And Pella’s double-hung windows even tilt inward to make it easier to clean the exterior of the glass. Remember to clean top to bottom, outside to inside.
EASY TO CLEAN
Because they are made up of two pieces, they create good airflow options while creating a simple, easy-to-maintain window for your home. This also makes them a more affordable option. The ability to open the top piece as well as the bottom piece makes them excellent for those trying to keep pets or children inside, while creating airflow with the top sash. Additionally, Pella’s double-hung windows have options for Pella’s Rolscreens, blinds-in-widow, child safety screens and night latches.
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DOUBLE-HUNG WINDOW FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is it better to have single hung or double hung windows?
While single-hung windows are more affordable, double-hung are easier to maintain and much more versatile.
Are double hung windows with screen available?
Pella double-hung windows have a few exclusively innovative window screen options. The Hidden Screen appears when you open a Pella 250 series double-hung window and disappears when the window closes -- allowing 44% more natural light. Pella Reserve double-hung windows offer the Rolscreen -- the invention that launched Pella and still a 2019 Most Innovative Window from Window and Door Magazine -- that also rolls up when the window opens and rolls back when the window closes. Pella's patented In-View screen lets in 14% more light and more air than conventional screens.
Are double hug windows with built-in blinds available?
Pella can add style and flexibility to your Lifestyle Series double-hung window by integrating shades and blinds between the panes of glass -- protecting them from dust, damage and little or furry hands, reducing allergen build up and saving the clean up work. Available in a wide range of materials, they operate without cords and can even be motorized and operated through Pella's Insynctive technology.
What styles of grids are available for double-hung windows?
Double-hung windows can come in a wide variety of grid options, including gridless, farmhouse, Victorian, prairie, craftsman and colonial, to name just a few.
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