Replacement Double Hung Windows – Vertical Sliding Windows for San Diego Homes
When it’s time to replace the windows in your San Diego home, you want to go with a company that’s experienced, professional, and that sells quality products at fair prices. BM Windows has been helping homeowners in San Diego with window replacement for many years. We sell some of the highest quality windows and patio doors available, including double hung windows, and we offer them at competitive prices. With BM Windows, you don’t have to wait for “sales” or “specials”—we offer great prices every day!
BM Windows is also committed to providing great customer service. It starts as soon as you first contact our office and continues as long as you own your home! Our sales team never uses high-pressure sales tactics or tries to upsell you on features you don’t want. Instead, they help you select the best window and door products for your home based on your needs and your budget. When it’s time for the installation of your new windows and doors, our team will provide you with professional service that is hard to find elsewhere.
Description of Double Hung Windows
Double hung windows have two panels (or sashes). Both the upper and lower panel slide vertically within a common frame. The bottom sash slides up to open while the top sash slides down to open. Unlike single hung windows, which look very similar, double hung windows do not have a fixed panel. Double hung windows are vertically oriented, meaning they are taller than they are wide. They are sometimes called “vertical sliding windows.”
One of the best features of a double hung window is its tilt-in sash. As the name implies, the individual sashes can be tilted into a room, allowing you to clean the outside glass from the inside of your home.
Since double hung windows are more narrow than single slider windows or double slider windows, it makes them great for smaller rooms without a lot of wall space, such as small bedrooms and bathrooms. However, you can install double hung windows in any room in your home. They are also well suited for upstairs windows, due to their tilt-in sash feature. Many San Diego homeowners like to place double hung windows in the rooms in their home that tend to get hot. At the end of the day, they will open up the top portion of the window to let out the hot air.
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Operation of Double Hung Windows
Double hung windows are somewhat common, so many people already know how they operate. The window has two glass panels positioned vertically. Both the top and bottom sashes slide vertically past each other to open. This allows for the option of having one or both panels open. To open a double hung window, simply disengage the locking mechanism and slide the bottom panel up and/or the upper panel down. To close, move the panel pack to its original position. Most double hung windows will lock automatically when closed all the way, but some will require you to lock it manually.
Move your cursor over or touch the illustration above to see how double hung windows open and close. To see a demonstration of how the tilt-in sash feature works, take a look at the video on this page.
Benefits of Double Hung Windows
Double hung windows have many benefits. They:
- Are easy to operate, since vinyl windows are lightweight, and the operable sashes slide open easily
- Fit in just about any space
- Look great in traditional, as well as in more contemporary homes
- Can be used as an egress window
- Give you the ability to clean the exterior glass panels from inside your home with the tilt-in sash feature
- Can provide ventilation from both the top and bottom portion of the window
Considerations for Double Hung Windows
Each window type has its benefits, as well as things to keep in mind. Here are some considerations for double hung windows:
- Double hung windows work best in smaller rooms, since they are vertically oriented. If your room needs a wider window, consider a single slider, a double slider, or even a 3-lite slider window.
- Double hung windows are more expensive than single hung windows, due to their added features.
Double Hung Windows in Custom Sizes for San Diego Homes
At BM Windows, every replacement window we sell is made to order. This means you can get a double hung window to fit any space in your San Diego home. It also means you can get custom features on every window, such as improved sound suppression, greater UV protection, or even custom decorative grids.
Replacement Vertical Sliding Windows Installed by Experts
For the best results, replacement windows, including vertical sliding windows, should be installed by professional window installers. At BM Windows, we use only our own team of professionals who have been highly trained in the best window installation methods. We never outsource the installation, like some other companies in San Diego do.
Our installation team works efficiently to get the job done in a timely manner. They can typically install an entire house full of windows in just one day! This means your home life won’t be disrupted any longer than it needs to be. Our installers will also clean up after themselves when they finish and won’t leave until you are completely satisfied with their work. They can even answer any questions you may have about your new windows—including how to operate the tilt-in sash feature of your double hung windows.
Product Lines for Double Hung Windows
Double hung windows aren’t available from every manufacturer of replacement windows, since they are considered a specialty product. At BM Windows, we currently offer double hung windows from the following manufacturers:
You can click on the links above to learn more about these highly regarded manufacturers. Every window made by these manufacturers comes with a lifetime warranty or better!
BM Windows Guarantee
In addition to the warranty provide by the manufacturers of the windows we sell, BM Windows also offers our own warranty that covers all of the labor and materials used in the installation process. This means your new windows are fully covered, no matter what issue pops up in the future.
We take care of our customers long after we complete the installation and accept your final payment. You can always call us if you have a problem with your replacement windows—even if it’s 20 years from now! If it’s determined that the issue is a manufacturing defect, we can help you with the claims process and make sure the manufacturer takes care of the problem in a timely manner.
Why Choose BM Windows for Vertical Sliding Windows
BM Windows is one of the top-rated replacement window dealers in all of San Diego! Over the years, we have earned a great reputation for selling quality products and providing amazing customer service and professional installation. And yet, we are still one of the more affordable suppliers of quality replacement windows in the area.
Contact us to learn more about the replacement windows and doors we sell in San Diego—including the various brands, styles, and other options. We can schedule a time for you to visit our showroom or for us to come out to your home. If you choose an in-home consultation, we can take measurements and provide you with a quote for new windows and patio doors for your home.