Single Hung Window Replacement

The clean and simple single hung window consists of two sashes – a top one that does not move, and a bottom one that moves vertically. This low-maintenance configuration was used in homes as early as the 17th century, and has remained popular throughout.

Financing Opinions Available

Get a simple, affordable payment plan


Features and Benefits

Our philosophy is to provide residents of London, Ontario with the best quality, value and pricing for their home. Every project is different, so from conception to completion, we will work with you to make your unique vision come to life.

Low-Cost Solution

The single hung has fewer mechanical parts than casement or double hung windows.

Easier Handling

The fully extruded, contoured pull rail offers greater ease for opening and closing it.

Optimal for Cleaning

The tilt-in sash, recessed tilt-in latches and half screen make for a convenient clean.

Limited Air Intrusion

Fewer window seams and precision miter welded corners create an airtight closure.

Great for Renovations

The single hung is available in both new construction or replacement window styles.

Save on Energy Costs

Triple weather seals and the latest glass spacer technology will help insulate your home.

Download Our Brochures

Browse our available styles and brands by downloading any of our brochures.

>    Fallsview Window Brochure (PDF, 1.4MB)

>    Lakeview Window Brochure (PDF, 3.4MB)

>    Timberview Window Brochure (PDF, 1.4MB)

View Our Brochures Page

Browse Other Styles

Choose from our catalogue of awning, casement, double hung, custom windows, and many more. We take pride in delivering quality windows with superior installation for your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Single hung windows can be installed in older homes, but there are a few considerations to keep in mind. Since single hung windows have a fixed upper sash and a movable lower sash, they are generally well-suited for traditional and historic home styles. However, it’s essential to ensure that the window openings are structurally sound and properly sized to accommodate the new single hung windows. Additionally, older homes may have unique architectural features or building codes that need to be addressed during the installation process. Consulting with a professional window installer experienced in working with older homes can help ensure a smooth and successful installation.

The main difference between double and single hung windows lies in the operation of the sashes. Single hung windows have a fixed upper sash and a movable lower sash, while double hung windows feature two operable sashes that can be opened independently. This difference in operation affects ventilation and ease of cleaning. Double hung windows offer more versatility in airflow control since both sashes can be opened to varying degrees. Additionally, double hung windows are typically easier to clean since both sashes can tilt inward for easy access to the exterior glass surfaces.

Several key considerations should be kept in mind when planning for window installation or replacement. These include assessing the architectural style and design of your home, determining your specific functional needs and preferences, considering energy efficiency features such as Low-E glass and insulated frames, setting a budget for the project, and selecting a reputable and experienced window installer. It’s also essential to research local building codes and permit requirements and consider any potential structural modifications or repairs that may be necessary during the installation process.

Several warning signs indicate that it may be time to replace your windows. These include visible signs of damage such as rotting, warping, or deterioration of the window frames, drafts or air leaks around the windows, difficulty opening or closing the windows, condensation between window panes, increased energy bills, and excessive outside noise infiltration. If you notice any of these warning signs, it’s advisable to consult with a professional window installer to assess the condition of your windows and determine if replacement is necessary.

Proper installation of replacement windows is crucial for ensuring optimal performance, energy efficiency, and longevity. Improper installation can lead to air leaks, water infiltration, drafts, and reduced thermal insulation, compromising indoor comfort and increasing energy costs. To ensure proper installation, it’s essential to hire a qualified and experienced window installer with a proven track record of quality workmanship. Professional installers have the skills, expertise, and tools to accurately measure, fit, and install windows according to manufacturer specifications and industry best practices. Additionally, professional installation often comes with warranty coverage, providing peace of mind and protection against installation-related issues. Investing in proper installation by a reputable installer is a worthwhile investment that pays off in improved performance, durability, and energy efficiency of replacement windows.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you! Feel free to call or email us. You can also fill out the form below to book a consultation with us and we’ll be sure to get back to you as soon as possible!

Book a Consultation

Schedule a consultation on your windows, doors and glass shower installations