Benefits of Vinyl Double Hung Replacement Windows
Thermal pane double hung windows can provide these benefits:
Reduce heating and cooling costs - If your existing windows are drafty and have deteriorated wood frames, a vinyl replacement double hung window can help cut your heating and cooling bills. Ask about features like argon and krypton gases and Low E coatings to maximize your energy savings.
Works well in classic, country, colonial, craftsman, contemporary and bungalow style homes. Double hung windows fit with many architectural home styles you'll see in Cleveland and Columbus markets (irrespective of whether you live in Cleveland Heights, Canal Winchester or Clintonville).
Simple design. Because it has few functioning parts, the double-hung window is long lasting. And when you add features like sash limit locks (for safety) and argon gas and triple panes (for energy efficiency) you'll even take your investment to the next level.
Easy to clean. Sashes tilt in for easy cleaning. This can make your family safer so they won't have to get on a ladder to clean the windows from the outside. In addition, you won't have to pay expensive window cleaning companies.
Easy to operate so you can get more fresh air- Using a 'constant forced balance' system this window is simple for everyone to open (even someone older without a lot of arm strength).
Lower price than other styles. Because this window is most popular and has a simple design, it's generally the lowest priced available in the market.
Safer for kids and prevent against intruders. This unit has two sashes which can be opened from the top or bottom (and moves in an up and down fashion). Opening the top sash only gives you airflow without worrying about small children falling out . In addition, ask about sash locks which allow air flow at night, yet keep intruders out.
Eliminates old storm windows. Installing and uninstalling storm windows every year is dangerous and difficult. New vinyl replacement double hung windows provide higher levels of energy efficiency and eliminate storm windows.
Reduce outside noise - With the triple-pan glass, you'll not only make a more energy-efficient window, but a quiter home as well.
Easy to install an air conditioner inside the opening. The bottom sash of a double hung window can be moved up to accommodate an air conditioning (A/C) unit for hot summer months if your home doesn't have cental air conditioning.
Flush to the the wall design - Since double hung windows are flush with your home's exterior, they're perfect for patios, decks and walkways where you don't want a window sticking out.
High return on investment - According to the 2020 Cost/Value home improvement study, vinyl replacement windows recoup 72% in resale value.
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Vinyl Double Hung House Windows – Product Features
Double-hung windows (which are windows which with bottom and top sashes) have these features:
- Vinyl frames and sashes which won’t crack, chip, peel or deteriorate.
- Fusion-welded frames and main structures for strength and rigidity (available on most models)
- Sashes tilt in for easy cleaning - to keep your family member's safe and off ladders!
- Insulated glass and warm edge spacer system to save on heating and cooling costs.
- Multi-chamber sash and mainframes for improved energy efficiency
- Heavy-duty sash lock and keeper for security and an airtight seal
- Window screen in half-window as standard with full-window screens available to get air flow out of the top and bottom sashes.
- Sloped sills to keep water away from your home.
- Triple weather-stripping for improved protection from air and water entering
- Constant force balance system eliminates sash cords, weights, and pulleys and makes windows much easier to operate
- Custom made sizes so your window is the most energy efficient.
Where to Use a Double Hung Window
Bedrooms, bathrooms, sunrooms, and utility rooms are common places to find a double-hung window. They can be used in conjunction with bay windows or picture windows in family or living rooms.
- Vinyl frames and sashes which won’t crack, chip, peel or deteriorate.
Double Hung Window Design Options
Add style, reduce energy costs and improve function with these double hung window options (note: options will vary by product lines):
Decorative grids and grilles. Grids placed inside insulated glass keep window cleaning simple. Various options include Colonial, Diamond, Prairie, Double Prairie and Mid-Century Modern styles.And if you want to change colors of your grided windows down the road, external grids will be the way to go.
High privacy glass - While getting air flow is critical, so is maintaining your privacy.....especially in bathroom windows. This is where high privacy glass is perfect.
Decorative glass - Use decorative glass to make personalization (and architectural decor) come to life in your replacement windows. Create a one-of-a-kind look with different color caming and artistic glass designs.
Tinted glass - If you're looking to reduce the harmful affects of UV light and solar heat gain impacting expensive living and dining room furniture, then tinted glass is an option to put on your wish list. Choose from gray, bronze, green or blue tinted glass.
Internal tilt mini blinds. Blinds placed inside the window never need to be cleaned and provide shade from the sun. It's cool not to have to hassle dusting blinds in front of your windows!
Wood grain interior veneer finishes. We offer a wide range of interior wood grain looks to complement any décor. Options vary per window type and include light, medium, and dark oak, cherry, and foxwood. Why have a generic window when you can add style to your home? And if you want the ultimate in high-end style our vinyl clad wood windows will give you the 'best of both worlds.' The low maintenance benefit of a vinyl frame, with the rich, warm look of stained or painted wood on the inside.
Exterior paint or vinyl frame colors. Choose colors to match or contrast with your home’s exterior. We offer many trim options to accent the curb appeal of your home, including tan, brick red, green, white, brown, black, beige, bronze, clay, gray and more. These color selections add curb appeal and value .
Insulated glass packages. Lowering your heating and cooling costs is a big reason people replace their double hung windows. And whether you choose a triple-pane window with an R-Value of 9.0 or get a more cost-effective double pane glass window with an R-Value of 4.0, they'll be far superior to what you own today.
Window screens - This (largely) overlooked feature makes you love (or hate) your windows. Window with screens which are hard to see out, are a lesson in frustration. Ask about our SeeVue (stainless steel) or BetterVue screens to not only see better, but also improve air flow by 20%.
Decorative hardware - Why not have your window hardware flow with your pulls, nobs and handles in your bedrooms, kitchen or bathrooms? Select from white, beige, sandstone, antique brass, satin nickel and even flat brass locks and hardware.
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Double Hung Vinyl Replacement Windows Contractor - Cleveland & Columbus Ohio
If your windows are hard to open, difficult to clean and letting in drafts the time is right to explore replacement windows for your Cleveland or Columbus home. With replacement double hung windows you'll not only enjoy energy efficient sashes to save heating and cooling costs, but can get windows which tilt in for easy cleaning - with designs to ramp up the curb appeal of your home.
In this page learn the benefits of two-sash windows, products options and how Cleveland Window and Clear Choice Window and Door (in Columbus) can professionally install your project (and give you the peace of mind of a company whose installed over 1,000,000 windows since 1977. And if you have questions about this project - check out the frequently asked questions about double hung windows section.