One of the most popular and energy-efficient windows you can choose for your next window replacement project is a double-hung windows. This style of window is so named because of the dual sashes that slide up and down its frame when it is opened or shut. Double-hungs are mostly used in traditional homes, but they also pair well with modern and contemporary styles.
If you’re on the fence about which replacement window to go with, a double-hung window is always a safe choice to make. However, they do possess some very unique features that have made them one of the most widely used windows in American homes. Let our experts at Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis show you the pros and cons of the versatile and classic double-hung window.
A lot of window installation companies have noticed that one of the biggest drawbacks for using styles such as casement or sliding windows is that they can be challenging to clean. These styles have a lot of moving parts and hardware that, at times, can be difficult to reach. Double-hung windows, on the other hand, offer easy access to all its parts, making it a breeze to wipe clean whether from inside or outside your home.
Increased Air Flow
Operable windows simply mean windows that are able to be opened or closed. Double-hung windows are operable windows. This means that they can help circulate fresh air into your home better than inoperable styles such as picture windows. The increased airflow can be extremely helpful especially during hot seasons.
Better Energy Efficiency
While all Renewal by Andersen® windows are ENERGY STAR® windows, certain styles allow for better energy management than others. The ability to close and open double-hung windows are great for cooling or warming up your home, depending on the season.
At Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis, we are your leading provider of energy-efficient double-hung windows, as well as other styles of replacement windows. Give us a call at (901) 979-4460 or fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation and request a free estimate today.