Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basic Parts of a Double-Hung Window

By Gretchen Sawatzki

Terminology is always tough when it comes to historic home parts. Windows are comprised of dozens of parts making this seeming simple architectural elements actually quite complex. The double-hung window, the most commonly found window in historic homes is no exception, and if you're looking to do some repairs, knowing the basic parts of a double-hung window is a great idea! Thankfully, Old-House Journal (now Old House Online) has us covered!

Infographic courtesy of Old-House Journal magazine, 1982.


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