Cottage style windows

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SuburbanJarl
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Cottage style windows

#1 Post by SuburbanJarl »

Beyond cosmetics, are there any advantages or disadvantages to having cottage style double hung windows (larger lower sash)?

Delaware Mike
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Re: Cottage style windows

#2 Post by Delaware Mike »

Larger sash to tilt in for cleaning which is more awkward unless you're cleaning the exterior glass from the exterior of the house. There is a small upcharge from equal sash double hung units. Meeting rail alignment on exterior shutters should align correctly on sashes of the windows.

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Re: Cottage style windows

#3 Post by HomeSealed »

+1. In short, not really besides cosmetics.

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Re: Cottage style windows

#4 Post by toddinmn »

They will cost slightly more and will not be able to as open as far.

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