Considering double hung replacement windows in Central PA and Pittsburgh? See several reasons below why homeowners choose double hung windows rather than other styles of replacement windows.
Double hung windows are some of the most popular windows installed in Pennsylvania as well as the rest of the country. They come in many colors and designs (including oriel or cottage style double hungs like the style seen here)
Unlike other newer styles of windows, double hungs look and feel both modern and charming because this style of window exists for hundreds of years.
Double hung windows are some of the easiest windows to clean. While windows like picture windows and some slider window may need to be cleaned from the exterior with ladders or pressure washing equipment, double hungs tilt into the home for easy cleaning.
We shot some video demonstrations of our double hung replacement windows that you can view here. Notice in these videos the ease of cleaning new double hung windows.
Should any issues arise with your new double hung windows, most companies have a warranty that would cover any issues. Seal failure occurs at times in replacement windows. If you experience fog or condensation between the panes of glass on your windows, it is most likely seal failure. To address seal failure and correct the issue simply reorder the sash with seal failure and replace the sash.
Generally replacing a sash takes less than 10 minutes and doesn’t disturb the installation.
Of course, most homeowners want double hung replacement windows that are affordable. Because double hung windows are easily manufactured, the price points are generally priced slightly lower than casement windows or awning windows.
For most quality vinyl replacement double hung windows you can expect to pay between $500-$650 for a quality window with a quality installation. Of course many companies install them cheaper and others charge more. Get multiple quotes for your window project to ensure fair pricing.
Double hung windows often have various glass packages available with multiple efficiency ratings. Be sure to check the Energy Star ratings required in your area before purchasing any replacement windows.
Most of our double pane double hung windows have a u-factor of about .27 and our triple pane double hung windows have an average u-factor of around .23 or lower. Both of these u-factor ratings qualify these windows as energy star rated windows in Pennsylvania. Click here for more info on Energy Star rated replacement windows.
If you’re interested to learn more about the cost to get double hung replacement windows in Central PA or Pittsburgh get in touch with us here. In addition to a no-pressure emailed quote on superior replacement windows, we’ll provide you with the information you need and honest answers to any and all of your questions.
Owner of Zen Windows PA