Single Hung Windows
Getting new windows for your home is something that can benefit any homeowner with instant results. It starts with eliminating draughts or heat leakage inside your home, improves the overall look of your home and is an energy-efficient project that has the advantage of returning money over time through savings on energy costs. Studies have told us time and again about the virtues of new windows; up to 40 per cent of a home’s energy costs can be attributed to poor windows that allow heat to escape in the winter and penetrate a home in the summer.
Certainly, there are some front-end costs associated with new windows, but through the money saved on reduced energy costs, the windows will ultimately pay for themselves. For a homeowner who knows when it is time to replace their old windows with new energy-efficient windows, they contact our company, AM Window & Door Solutions. We can help you decide what windows will be the right fit for your home. and our consultants have a wealth of experience and advice for any homeowner. We supply our own windows and doors from our AM Designer Series, ensuring only the best products are available for replacement windows and doors. We at AM Window & Door Solutions are a Canadian company and have a great deal of experience in the industry and take pleasure in helping homeowners find the right windows and doors for their homes.
Single Hung Windows
Like the name says, single hung windows have one movable panel (sash). The single hung window provides ventilation control through the opening of the window only at the bottom of the sash. A single hung window is the easiest of the windows family of windows to install, as it is lightweight and has few moving parts. With fewer moving parts and less glass, the single hung window is one of the most economical replacement windows. This is because it costs approximately 10-25 per cent less for purchase and installation – and maintenance costs are reduced as well. The single hung window has always been extremely popular for installation in the past, due to the costs and easy installation, it is still favored today for homeowners on a budget.
AM Designer Series Single Hung Windows
True multi-chamber design with extra rigidity walls; approx. 30% more vinyl than typical windows (1)
Max sizes up to 50” x 78”
Two hidden drain holes and two diagonally mounted drain flaps for less air infiltration; both located far from base for easy caulking and less chances of drain blockage (2)
Triple weather-stripping air tight system (3)
Double tower glazing walls (4)
Curve shaped integrated pull rails (5)
Inside frame mullion bracket easy to maintain
Heavy duty screen bars, spring loaded, no pins!
Constant force balances
Cam and self-closing lock options
Foam filled sash and frame
Ideal glazing options with 7/8” for dual and 1”1/4 for triple panes (true triple pane, only large manufacturer to offer it)
Like all the windows we produce, the AM Designer Series of single hung windows is highly rated by Energy Star and NAFS-11 for energy efficiency. Single hung windows feature a fixed upper sash with a lower sash that is operable and can tilt into a room for easy cleaning. Part of the attraction of the single hung window is that it can be modified with a design accent like a rounded top window to help make the window stand out. The single hung windows are made of vinyl and come in a standard white colour. If you choose to do so, you can always customize your colour scheme from one of the many different colours we have to choose from.
While it has been said that single hung windows are the entry-level windows of choice for many homeowners, they do come with benefits that are attractive to any homeowner. The first thing you will notice about single hung windows is the price. The cost of a single hung window is less than any other window in its category. And because it has fewer moving parts this helps further drive down costs. As a basic window, single hung windows come with many options for finish, shape, trim and style. Single hung windows can be a great option for any homeowner or business as they have a stately elegance that has all the modern features of any windows in its class.
Making prudent financial decisions is what single hung windows are all about – they look great, save money through reduced energy use, and allow for great airflow and natural light to spill into any room you choose to install them in.
When the time has come for replacement windows, let your taste make the choice and install single hung windows. Call us today at AM Window & Door Solutions for a no-obligation consultation and free estimate at 1.877.281.6900. to improve the quality of your life through a better environment.