double-hung window


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double-hung window

A window having two vertically sliding sashes, each closing a different part of the window; the weight of each sash is counterbalanced for ease of opening and closing.
See also: Chicago window

double-hung window, double-hung sash window

double-hung window: terminology
A window having two vertically sliding sashes, each closing a different part of the window; the weight of each sash is counterbalanced for ease of opening and closing.
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The Andersen Woodwright window is loaded with classic design features that emulate old-fashioned double-hung window details.
By the way, you can use my expression on the double-hung windows in your story.
However, the contractors are believed to have secretly got city approval last month to add 10 double-hung windows to the building's side brick wall to allow more light into Jones' apartment.
The residential floors, too, are notable for their generous space, particularly the 10-foot ceilings, eight-foot doors and stately casement or double-hung windows.
Its low horizontal appearance, wide eave overhangs, large wooden brackets, tall double-hung windows and diamond-pane dormer windows are reminiscent of the Craftsman style.
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).
By opening up the room with large double-hung windows and a glass door, they gained access to sunlight and views.
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.
One problem cited by Lehne is lead paint on double-hung windows that undergo friction as they are opened and closed, thereby creating dust.
of Toledo recently brought out single- and double-hung windows.