Features and Benefits of Casement and Double Hung Windows

Jan 08, 2018

Double hung and casement windows are among the most popular window options for homeowners across the country. While one isn’t necessarily better than the other, the choice often boils down to which one suits your needs more. To help you figure out which one to install in your home, here’s a look at the key features and benefits of each window option.

Double Hung Windows

Casement Windows

Casement windows give homeowners several distinct advantages. One feature that immediately jumps out is that no other window can be opened as widely. This feature can be very useful if you depend on cross ventilation to cool your home. It is particularly advantageous if your home is situated in breezy areas. Casement windows also give you a good view of your immediate surroundings, with just the window strip in between the two sashes separating you from your view.

If security is a primary consideration for you, then casement windows are a perfect choice. They are very difficult to break into. This is thanks in large part to the fact that they feature hook-shaped looks that are embedded in the frame, making them virtually untouchable.

Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows feature upper and lower sashes that vertically slide over the other in separate grooves. They are aesthetically adaptable, making them an easy choice for homes, regardless of the prevailing architectural style.

They can provide superior ventilation to your home thanks to the controlled airflow. Featuring two sashes, you can let cool air in through the bottom sash while expelling warm indoor air through the top sash. Since they let in a generous amount of natural light, you can also boost your home’s energy efficiency.

Dreamstyle Remodeling is your best source of top-quality replacement windows. With more than 60,000 satisfied customers since 1989, you’re sure to get the most value for your money when you work with us. We serve residents of Albuquerque as well as other nearby areas. Call us today at (877) 721-1590 to get a free quote.

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