We take pride in helping our customers find the right replacement windows, but with over 1,500 style and color combinations, it’s not always an easy decision. Two of our most popular options are double hung windows and slider windows – both styles improve functionality, but which is best for your home? Let’s start from square one.
What are Double Hung Windows?
Double hung windows are our most popular style for a reason: they’re custom-built to meet your home’s exact needs. These windows move up-and-down in their frame, making them a perfect fit for most window openings.
What are Slider Windows?
Slider windows are another popular window option; however, unlike double hung windows, these windows slide open by being slid from side-to-side across a track. Sliders are ideal for wider spaces, like when replacing a picture window.
Which is best for your project?
If you’re looking for both style and energy efficiency, double hung windows are the way to go. These windows are designed to make your space feel more comfortable and lower your energy bills. Double hung windows work well in most rooms, particularly if you have an air conditioner unit. The best part? With over 1,500 style and color options available including wood and vinyl, you’re guaranteed to find the windows of your dreams.
Because of their unique sliding capabilities, slider windows are best if you’re looking for maximum ventilation. These windows are best suited for rooms with only one window, as they certainly make a statement! Consider these windows when replacing the windows facing a backyard or a garden – not only will you receive more fresh air, but you’ll enjoy an unobstructed view thanks to its sleek, low-profile frame.
If maintenance is important, you’re in luck: both styles are both easy to clean and maintain. Double hung and slider windows come equipped with tilt-in and lift-out features to allow for easy cleaning. This feature is not often found on slider windows; however, it comes standard on slider windows from Window Nation.
I’ve made my decision – what do I do now?
Once you’ve decided what windows are the best fit for your project, our team of exterior design consultants guide you through the process. We’ll go over your project, discuss your options, and provide a quote good for up to six months. To schedule your in-home estimate, visit WindowNation.com.