Double Hung Windows
Inspired by the colonial design, a double-hung tilt window from Vinyl Light is a great space-saving option allowing maximum airflow and versatility in operation.
If this is what you are looking for, then you have come to the right place. Here at Vinyl Light, we offer cheap double-hung windows for sale all year round!
We take double hung window replacement projects in the following area: Toronto, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, East York, North York, Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Scarborough, Pickering, Oshawa, Ajax, Newmarket, King City, Caledon, Georgetown, Milton. Haven't found your location on the list? Reach out to us to get a quote on double hung vinyl windows installation at your place.
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What is a Double-Hung Window?
The double-hung window is the sliding window where the bottom and top sashes of a window move up and down to open thus allowing the ideal airflow control. A double-hung window comes with a screen covering the whole window for the bugs' protection.
Double-hung window styles are ideal for rooms with sidewalks, porches, or patios since they open and close without protruding. They are also easy to clean with a tilt in double hung window option for both sash parts.
In the new construction, double-hung windows are not as popular nowadays. Double-hung windows are suited more for victorian houses, highly popular as cottage style or barn double-hung windows.
Types of double-hung windows:
- Single pane double-hung windows are not popular anymore and are totally replaced by double or triple pane new double-hung windows. The old-school single-pane double-hung windows overall are not energy efficient.
- Twin double-hung windows are the best-rated among buyers. You may also position the combination of three or more vertical double-hung windows.
- Triple pane glass in double-hung windows provides the most insulation, but to get the maximum performance from the triple glass it’s better to go with fixed, casement or awning windows
Double Hung Vinyl Windows in Toronto and GTA
Vinyl double-hung windows have long been a favourite choice among many homeowners in Canada - mainly, due to the ease of operation and the added benefit of maximum ventilation since both the upper and lower sashes are movable. You can easily customize the amount of ventilation by taking advantage of the multidirectional movement of the double-hung sash window. This feature is particularly important during those hot summer months.
Installing modern white double-hung windows or black double-hung replacement windows in rooms with a view over walkways, porches, or patios will not interfere with any outdoor living space and help to bring some extra style to the interior.
Since the double-hung window allows the top and bottom sash to slide up and down, the top portion can be used for gentle ventilation that will not blow papers and other light objects around. The tilt-in upper and lower sashes make it easy double-hung windows repair and cleaning double hung windows exterior without stepping foot outdoors.
Overall, double-hung window security is highly reliable, they are easy to operate and simple to maintain. Minimal maintenance, such as cleaning the glass with mild soap and water, and dusting the track, will help to extend their service life.
Double Hung Windows Sizes
There are many double hung window sizes because we can do any custom size needed within the maximum size restriction of 36" x 72".
We can even push those size boundaries to make oversized double-hung windows, but it's not recommended for the window's longevity.
The standard double hung window sizes are:
- 18 x 36" double-hung window
- 24 x 54" double-hung window
- 24 x 60" double-hung window
- 30 x 48" double-hung window
- 30 x 60" double-hung window
- 36 x 46" double-hung window
- 36 x 48" double-hung window
Large 36 x 72" double-hung vinyl windows are also becoming more common nowadays.
How Much Does It Cost to Replace Double Hung Windows?
|✅ Window Type||Double Hung Windows|
|✅ Average installation cost||$160-$200|
|✅ The cheapest double hung window||$230|
|✅ The most expensive double hung window||$630+|
The average cost of a double-hung window is around $300. It primarily depends on the size of the window but is also influenced by its color, shape, grills, type of glass, etc.
The double-hung vinyl replacement window price depends on the type of installation and what other parts are needed to complete it like capping, brickmold, jamb or casing. It starts at about $150 per window.
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Our clients ask
What is the advantage of double-hung windows?
Ventilation. You can control the airflow by opening one or two sashes. With both panels open a recirculating effect is created: warm air escapes outside, while fresh air from outside comes in.
They are also very easy to clean, due to the tilt-in feature for both sashes.
Are double-hung windows more energy efficient?
Old or poorly made double hung windows can be less energy efficient because the sashes don’t entirely stay in place. This can result in cooled or heated air leakage from your home.
But as to the high quality and properly installed double hung windows, their sashes fit snugly in the window frame, thus limiting air infiltration. This makes double-hung windows highly energy efficient.
What is the standard size of a double-hung window?
Double-hung windows have always been very popular. Since they are so common, they have a wide range of sizes: from 24 up to 48 inches in width, and from 36 to 72 inches in height.
Can double-hung windows have screens?
Yes, the screens of double-hung windows are located on the outside and cover the whole exterior of the window to protect from bugs. Unfortunately the screens have some disadvantages: they change the aesthetics and keep too much air and light out.
How much do double-hung windows cost to install?
The installation cost of an average size double hung window is about $160-200. The price depends on the size, type of installation and location of the window.
How long does it take to install the double-hung window?
Usually the installation of a double-hung window takes 1-2 hours, including old window removal. The time depends on the location, type of installation and size of the window.
What is the difference between single-hung and double-hung windows?
Single-hung windows are the windows with an upper, fixed sash, and a lower, operable sash. This means that the top part is stationary, and the bottom part can be moved up.
Double-hung windows have two operable sashes, so you can open both sashes at the same time for excellent ventilation.
What is better double-hung or casement windows?
Double-hung windows are typically more durable, because they have less moving parts.
Casement windows have crank handles, they are usually the first part that fails.
Double-hung windows also have a slimmer sash that reduces the thickness of frame and maximizes the glass area.
Double Hung Window Configurations
Just a few options from endless possibilities.
Double Hung 1/2 split
Double Hung 1/3 split
Double Hung 3/5 split
Double Hung Window Glass Options
We have all types of LoE Coatings: LoE-180; Loe-272; LoE-366 and newest LoE-i89 to maximize your glass performance.
Self-Cleaning coating keeps the windows cleaner longer and when you must clean your glass, it will be easier and fast.
Triple, Tempered, Laminated
Get the best insulation with Triple glass; best strength with Tempered glass or best noise reduction with Laminated one.
Double Hung Window Upgrades Options
Exterior & Interior Colors
Great selection to perfectly match your brick, siding, soffits and more.
Add a distinctive touch with many grilles types. Choose or create your own design.
Privacy & Tinted Glass
Add the privacy to your washroom windows or an extra sun protection.
Double Hung Window Parts Options
Vinyl Trim & Corner Sizes
2 3/4" and 3 1/2"
Vinyl Jamb Sizes
1 3/8", 2 3/8", 3 3/8", 4 3/8"
Vinyl Brickmold Sizes
1/8", 5/8", 1 1/4", 2"
More Windows Options
We have all the windows styles, colors and upgrades.
Our Easy 3-Step Process
Step 1. Quotation & Measurements
We will measure, consult and quote.
Step 2. Manufacturing
We will manufacturer as per specs.
Step 3. Installation
We will install and clean up.
Best Double Hung Replacement Windows in Toronto
We have been offering the best double-hung vinyl replacement windows in the Greater Toronto Area for more than a decade now and have achieved an almost perfect customer service record.
However, we don’t just install windows and doors. Our ultimate goal to help our clients realize their artistic vision and make their homes a better, safer, and more comfortable place.
Our main advantages are:
- 35+ years of combined professional experience
- 10,000+ windows installed
- Best vinyl double-hung windows at a fair price (we buy factory direct and enjoy large volume discounts)
- Prompt customer service (we have locations all across the GTA)
- Hassle-free installation (with WSIB and liability insurance)
We always ensure the best quality and affordable double-hung replacement window prices for our clients. When you order from Vinyl Light, you know you’re getting the best value for your money.
So if you’re still wondering “What’s the best company providing double-hung windows replacement near me?”, look no further than Vinyl Light.
If you’d like to inquire about the double-hung vinyl replacement window cost in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area, please contact our sales team via phone, chat, or our free quote form.
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