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double-hung

[¦dəb·əl ′həŋ]
(building construction)
Of a window, having top and bottom sashes which are counterweighted or equipped with a spring on each side for easier raising and lowering.
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The building obviously has great bones, and a number of 1940s design touches were appreciated in our room: high ceiling, crown molding, baseboards, walk-in closet, double-hung windows that actually open (a blessing in a city of such moderate climate and invigorating air).
Maximize your closet efficiency by using double-hung rods for shirts, skirts, and folded pants.
The sash windows had been left to rot, so exact replicas were made with proper double-hung sashes.
Raised above the sloping site on columns and deck, the house is of lightweight construction, designed to a 1200mm grid, with exposed rafters and beams and a plywood skin around double-hung windows and sliding doors.
Double-hung windows have the highest leakage rates, but still might be the most practical for you.
Windows that just won't shut tight are the major culprits, especially casement or double-hung sashes which become extremely draughty when badly worn.
He says PVC now accounts for roughly 75% of yearly sales of double-hung replacement windows and 30% of single-hung windows for new homes.
The fan fits virtually all windows including double-hung, slider and casement windows with widths from 25 to 35 inches.
PHOTO : In addition to casement windows, double-hung and awning are also popular styles.
Depending on the condition of the double-hung windows, individual wood sash pieces were either restored or replaced.
Historically contextual brick-above-brownstone facade, Marvin double-hung clad windows, 2-story window wall, hardwood floors with radiant heat, central air.