As you consider the best options for new windows, you will have a lot to consider. Two of the most common options are double hung and slider windows. We find that many customers are not clear on which is which and why one may be better for them than another would be. Keep reading to find out the basics of these options and then contact Progressive Insulation & Windows at (800) 500-6200 if you need help determining which option is best for your home.
The Basics of Double Hung Windows
First, let us discuss double hung windows. They are far and away the most popular choice for homeowners – and for good reasons. They are built exactly to work with each specific home. They move up and down on their frames, which makes them a great choice for just about any window opening. They are very common to see and thus fit in with just about any décor or style.
The Basics of Slider Windows
While double hung windows open up and down, slider windows open by being slid from side to side along a track. They are great for wider spaces because they can take up a lot of room. For example, we often recommend them if you are replacing a picture window and want something new in its place. These windows can also be easier to open for those with mobility issues.
Deciding on the Right Option for Your Home
If your top priorities are style and energy efficiency, then double hung windows are likely the right choice for you. They are designed to help make spaces feel cozier while also reducing utility bills. Double hung windows look great in most rooms – even if you have a window air conditioning unit. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of colors and styles to choose from so you are sure to find what you’re looking for.
On the other hand, if you want to maximize ventilation in a particular space, slider windows are the best option. They are good for rooms that have a single window and they are known to make a statement! If you are replacing a window that faces a lovely view, such as a garden or backyard, sliding windows can give you the most unobstructed view as well as the most fresh air.
Are you ready to learn more about each option? Are you looking forward to seeing each option in person? You can contact Progressive Insulation & Windows at (800) 500-6200 to learn more about making an appointment to visit our showroom.