Double-Hung vs. Single-Hung Windows

| 9 JUL 2018

It’s not every day that you go shopping for new windows because most are built to last 10 years or longer. Homeowners don’t often purchase windows, and some have never had to purchase them at all. Purchasing replacement windows is an important task, and when the time comes you may find it may take some research and understand the different window types, the features and benefits. Many people don’t realize how many options there are to choose from, and are overwhelmed when they begin shopping for new windows. Various types of windows have different functionalities primarily with the way they work to ventilate the home, their energy efficiency, security features, and their look. Depending on the room, you may want to consider different window types to best suit your preference. Not sure where to begin with your window shopping? Here are the main types of windows, and everything you need to know about them. Double-Hung and Single-Hung Vinyl Windows Functionality Double or single-hung windows you could think of as your classic colonial-style windows. The main difference is that with double-hung windows, both top and bottom sashes move to open vertically whereas on a single-hung window, only the bottom sash opens.…

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How to Recognize and What To Do About Poorly Installed Home...

| 23 April 2018

Window installations offer many benefits to your home, such as increased natural lighting, better air flow, and an improved aesthetic that will make your home more beautiful and cozy. But window installs can be expensive and daunting, and mistakes may happen: the incorrect window size for your frame could be…

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Should New Windows Be Double Glazed?

| 6 November 2017

One of the most common questions that people have when deciding on new windows is whether or not their new windows should be double glazed. Many people with older houses move into them not realizing that they are acquiring a house that has single glazed windows, or they aren’t really…

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How To Detect If Your Double Glazing Has Failed

| 26 September 2016

Your home may have older, double-glazed windows that look and feel fine, but you may not be aware that the time has come to replace them with newer, more energy efficient windows. If all you have ever known is traditional double glazing, you may be unaware of how to detect…

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A Guide To Purchasing Home Windows

| 27 June 2016

Looking to purchase new windows for your home? Windows come in different types, styles, shapes and materials. If you don’t know the difference between a fixed window and a bay window, you may not know what type of window to choose. Our guide to buying residential windows can help. Energy…

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