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Double Hung Windows
Double Hung Windows

Double Hung Windows; Everything You Need to Know, Courtesy of Empire Window Company!

Double hung windows have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their energy-efficient features and ease of maintenance. These windows offer an aesthetic appeal that can significantly enhance the overall look of any home, while also providing improved functionality and durability. We carry two of the most popular and trusted products available in the market. Our double hung windows offer numerous benefits over traditional single-hung windows.

What Are Double Hung Replacement Windows?

Double hung replacement windows have two operable sashes that slide vertically up and down within a single frame. These windows offer easy maintenance and improved energy efficiency. Our double hung windows come in a variety of styles and sizes, and can be customized to fit any home.

Advantages of Double Hung Replacement Windows

Double hung replacement windows offer numerous advantages over traditional single-hung windows. Some of the most significant benefits include:

  1. Improved Energy Efficiency: These exceptional double hung windows provide superior energy efficiency due to their ability to create a tight seal when closed. This helps to keep the air inside the home from escaping, and thus reduces energy consumption and costs.

  2. Easy Cleaning & Maintenance: Double hung windows open easily by tilting inward for easy access to the exterior glass surface. There is never a need to climb a ladder to clean second story windows, because you can easily clean the exterior of the windows from inside your home.

  3. Versatile: Empire Window Company’s high quality windows come in a wide range of styles, colors, and materials, making it easy to find the perfect fit for any home design style and customer preference.

  4. Increased Ventilation: Double hung vinyl windows deliver exceptional ventilation compared to other window types, due to their ability to open from both the top and bottom.

  5. Enhanced Safety: Double hung vinyl windows offer improved safety features and options, such as secure locks and child safety locks.

Fusion® Double Hung Vinyl Window

Fusion® windows are a popular option for homeowners due to their high-quality materials and energy-efficient features. They are also ENERGY STAR certified, which means they meet strict energy guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

  1. High-Quality Materials: Fusion® replacement windows are made from high-quality vinyl that is durable and easy to maintain.

  2. Easy to Clean: These double hung windows are easy to clean and maintain due to their ability to tilt inward.

  3. Enhanced Insulation: Fusion® double hung window offers enhanced insulation compared to traditional single-hung windows, which helps to reduce energy costs.

  4. Variety of Styles: Our stunning windows come in a variety of styles, including traditional and contemporary designs.

Mezzo® Double Hung Windows

Mezzo® double hung windows are another popular option for homeowners due to their innovative design and energy-efficient features.

  1. Innovative Design: Our double hung windows feature a unique design that provides improved energy efficiency and durability.

  2. ENERGY STAR Certified: These double hung windows are ENERGY STAR certified, which means they meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA.

  3. Easy to Clean: Our double hung windows tilt inward, making cleaning a maintenance a breeze! The windows are made of durable vinyl that is resistant to fading, cracking and warping.

  4. Improved Sound Insulation: A Mezzo® double hung window feature a multi-chambered frame and sash design that delivers amazing sound insulation, helping to reduce exterior noise levels.

  5. High-Quality Hardware: Mezzo® windows feature high-quality hardware, including secure locking mechanisms, that provide improved security and durability.

  6. Weather Resistance: Our vinyl windows are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, including heavy rain, strong winds, and extreme temperatures, making them a great option for any season.

Added Benefits of Double Hung Windows:

Customizable Grille Options: Fusion® windows offer a wide range of grille options, including colonial, prairie, and farmhouse styles, allowing Cleveland and Akron area homeowners to customize the look of their windows to match their home’s design.

Enhanced Thermal Performance: These windows feature a unique insulating glass unit that provides enhanced thermal performance, helping to reduce energy costs and improve home comfort.

AAMA Gold Label Certification: Fusion® double hung windows have received the AAMA Gold Label Certification, which means they have undergone rigorous testing and meet strict industry standards for quality and performance.

Enhanced Durability: Our double hung windows are made from strong vinyl that is resists fading, cracking, and warping for many years to come. Perfect for the changeable weather in Cleveland.

Rooms That are Best Suited for Double Hung Windows:

Double hung windows are a versatile window type that can be used in almost any room of a home. However, there are some rooms that are particularly well-suited for these windows due to their specific benefits and features.

Living Room

The living room is often the centerpiece of a home, and is a room that is frequently used for entertaining and relaxing. Double hung windows are a great choice for living rooms because they provide excellent ventilation, allowing fresh air to circulate throughout the space.


Bedrooms are another great room for double hung windows. The windows offer enhanced safety features, including secure locks and child safety locks, providing peace of mind for homeowners with young children. They also provide improved insulation and sound insulation, creating a more comfortable and peaceful sleeping environment.


Kitchens are also well-suited for a double hung window. Since these windows offer superior ventilation, they help to remove cooking odors and excess moisture from the room.


The double hung window provides excellent air movement, which is perfect for any bathroom. These windows help to reduce excess moisture, and prevent mold and mildew growth. They also offer enhanced privacy features, with the ability to open the top sash for ventilation while maintaining privacy.

Home Office

Home offices are becoming increasingly popular, and double hung windows are a great choice for these spaces. This window type provides natural light and fresh air, creating a more comfortable and productive workspace. They also offer improved energy efficiency, helping to reduce energy costs and create a more sustainable workspace.

Installation of Double Hung Windows

Measuring and Preparing the Window Opening

Before installing the window, the opening must be accurately measured and prepared to ensure the replacement window will fit properly.

Checking the Window Frame and Sash

The frame and sash of the window will be checked for any defects or damage before installation. Any issues will be addressed before proceeding with the installation.

Prevent air and water leaks

A bead of sealant will be applied around the entire perimeter of the opening to create a tight seal, and prevent air and water leaks.

Placing the Window in the Opening

The window will be carefully placed into the opening, making sure that it is level and plumb.

Securing the Double Hung Window

Once the window is in the correct position, it will be secured in place with screws or nails.

Insulating and Sealing the Window

Once the window is secured, insulation will be added around the frame to prevent air leaks.

Adding Trim

Trim can be added around the exterior and interior of the window to provide a finished look.

Debris Removal

Debris or old materials will always be removed from the site.

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