Single-Hung Windows

Are you struggling with sticking, inefficient single-hung windows? If so, Lake Washington Windows and Doors has the solution for you. Call us today and we’ll install your home windows in the Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, and Gig Harbor areas, with high-quality replacements from industry-leading brands like Milgard and ProVia. 

Single-Hung Windows Defined

Single-hung windows are one of the most common window types used by homeowners around the world. They are rectangular in shape and consist of two independent sashes: an upper fixed sash and a lower operable sash that slides vertically to provide ventilation. Single-hung windows are highly functional and energy-efficient while providing excellent home security.

single-hung window diagram

Single-Hung Manufacturers Carefully Chosen For You

Let us use our experience and industry knowledge to your benefit. With over 30 years in the window industry, time has allowed us to determine the single-hung manufacturer’s who deliver the best blend of quality and price, or best VALUE for you. Our chosen manufacturer partners create value in four essential areas:

  1. Consistency of quality and service over the years
  2. Level of warranty support to you
  3. Industry longevity
  4. Product innovation.

Our valued manufacturer partners for single-hung windows are:

Best Applications

  • Great for any room of the house with a diverse range of shapes, trims, and finishes

  • An economic window style with lower installation costs compared to other window types

  • For those looking to maximize energy efficiency while maintaining functionality

  • Perfect for easy to reach locations

  • Great for saving square footage in small spaces while providing natural light and ventilation

  • For those who desire added security with locking systems that won’t break or fail easily

Top Single-Hung Windows Compared

Milgard Ultra Series Milgard Tuscany Series Milgard Trinsic Series
Frame Material Fiberglass Vinyl Vinyl
Strength Excellent Excellent Very Good
Durability Excellent Very Good Very Good
Large Size & Custom Designs Excellent Very Good Good
Energy Efficiency Excellent Excellent Excellent
 

% Glass to Frame

 

Excellent

Very Good Excellent
Curb Appeal Excellent Excellent Excellent
Exterior Colors 6 7 7
Warranty Excellent Excellent Excellent
Price $$$$ $$$ $$

The Milgard Ultra Series fiberglass windows are top of the line when it comes to window technology. Fiberglass is an eco-friendly window material that provides the highest energy-efficiency levels available. Fiberglass is made primarily of silica sand, an abundant natural resource. Glass is made primarily of sand. Thus the frame and glass expand and contract at roughly the same rate while remaining resistant to swelling, rotting, and warping, allowing for a longer lifespan. 

Features and Benefits:

  • Extremely durable with an expected lifespan of nearly 80 years.

  • Strong frame material allows for large custom sizes

  • Paintable frames that homeowners can update to match current home color trends

  • Low expansion/contraction rate through 100-degree temperature changes means less glass and caulking failure over time

  •  An Energy Star package tailored to the Seattle region for optimal energy efficiency.

  •  Custom colors, hardware, and glass options to match any home design.

Milgard Ultra Series C650 Single-Hung Windows

Window Configurations Hardware Features Color Options Grid Options Glass Textures Tint Options Screen Options
Single-Hung
Double single-hung
Gable top single-hung
Double single-hung with center lite
Triple single-hung
Positive Action® Lock
Cam Lock (optional)
Sash Pull

Interior Colors

Interior Colors
White (any exterior color)
Harmony (harmony exterior only
Bark (bark exterior only)
Black bean (black bean exterior only)

Exterior Colors
Frost
Harmony
Bark
Black bean

Interior Grids
Flat GBG Grid
Sculptured GBG Grid
3/4″ Vintage SDL
1-1/8″ Vintage SDL
1-1/8″ Craftsman SDL
1-1/8″ Legacy SDL

Exterior Grids
Flat GBG Grid
Sculptured GBG Grid
3/4″ Vintage SDL
1-1/8″ Vintage SDL
1-1/8″ Craftsman SDL
1-1/8″ Legacy SDL

Obscure Aquatex
Obscure Clear 42
Obscure Delta Frost
Obscure Frosted Glue Chip
Obscure Glue Chip
Obscure Matelux
Obscure Narrow Reed
Obscure P516
Obscure Rain
Cardinal Low-E
Solar Bronze
Solar Gray
Standard Mesh
PureView Mesh
Milgard Ultra Series C650 Fiberglass Single-Hung Window Size Chart

Not all vinyl is created equal. Many vinyl window manufacturers cut corners on their vinyl components. When it comes to windows, the Milgard Tuscany Series is a superior vinyl product line, offering the highest degree of structural strength, UV inhibitors, glass efficiency, and quality in the industry. These features, coupled with elegant sightlines that mimic the look of traditional wood windows, create a high-end custom look for your vinyl replacement window solution.

Features and Benefits:

  • Milgard has engineered its signature vinyl formula to withstand even the harshest weather conditions while requiring little to no maintenance over time.

  • Milgard is one of two vinyl window manufacturers in the US who make their own vinyl from vinyl powder to frame, controlling the quality of ingredients.

  • Tuscany frames have multiple interior walls for added strength and energy efficiency

  • Built to be heat-stable in partnership with Energy Star to ensure they meet the thermal and solar requirements of the Seattle area.

  • Even sightlines and customization options create a natural and aesthetically pleasing effect in every room.

Milgard Tuscany Series V400 Vinyl Single-Hung Windows

Window Configurations Hardware Features Color Options Grid Options Glass Textures Tint Options Screen Options
Single-hung
Double single-hung
Gable top single-hung
Double single-hung with center lite
Triple single-hung
SmartTouchⓇ Locking

Interior Colors

Interior Colors
White
Tan

Exterior Colors
White
Tan
Silver
Brown
Espresso
Bronze

Flat GBG Grid
Sculptured GBG Grid
Simulated Divided Lite Grid
2 1/4 ” Check Rail
Obscure Aquatex
Obscure Clear 42
Obscure Delta Frost
Obscure Frosted Glue Chip
Obscure Glue Chip
Obscure Matelux
Obscure Narrow Reed
Obscure P516
Obscure Rain
Cardinal Low-E
Solar Bronze
Solar Gray
Standard Mesh
PureView Mesh
Milgard Tuscany Series V400 Vinyl Single-Hung Window Size Chart

If you’re a homeowner looking for a modern vinyl single-hung design, look no further than the Milgard Trinsic V300 Series. Milgard has designed the Trinsic Series frames and hardware to disappear from view while maximizing available glass surface area. The results are sleek, contemporary windows capable of modernizing any home. 

Features and Benefits: 

  • Milgard’s signature vinyl formula is engineered to withstand even the harshest weather conditions while requiring little to no maintenance over time.

  • A contemporary look created by utilizing thin frames and low-profile hardware.

  • Customizable design options, including new black interior and exterior frames.

  • Engineered with Milgard’s unique, high-performing, energy-efficient vinyl formula.

Milgard Trinsic Series V300 Vinyl Horizontal Sliding Windows

Window Configurations Hardware Features Color Options Grid Options Glass Textures Tint Options Screen Options
Single-Hung
Double single-hung
Gable top single-hung
Double single-hung with center lite
Triple single-hung
SmartTouchⓇ Locking Interior Colors

Interior Colors
White
Tan
Black (capstock)

Exterior Colors
White
Tan
Silver (painted)
Brown (painted)
Espresso (painted)
Bronze (painted)
Black (capstock)

Flat GBG Grid
Sculptured GBG Grid
Simulated Divided Lite Grid
2.25″ Check Rail
Obscure Aquatex
Obscure Clear 42
Obscure Delta Frost
Obscure Frosted Glue Chip
Obscure Glue Chip
Obscure Matelux
Obscure Narrow Reed
Obscure P516
Obscure Rain
Cardinal Low-E
Solar Bronze
Solar Gray
Standard Mesh
PureView Mesh
Milgard Trinsic Series V300 Vinyl Single-Hung Window Size Chart

Top-Rated Window Installation for the Seattle-Tacoma-Gig Harbor-Everett Area

When you choose Lake Washington Windows and Doors for your window installation project, you’ll receive the highest quality windows available, delivered with unsurpassed customer service. And with every installation you get Lake Washington Windows and Doors' exclusive Leak Armor Installation that ensures the best protection around your window openings.

Financing Options with Convenient 10 Minute Approvals   

In addition to special offers and promotions, ask  our sales representative about our quick, digital financing application process.   From low-interest traditional loans to no down-no payment-no interest deferred financing plans,  we can help you fund your replacement window project so you can mobilize your cash for other investments.  We are a proud partner of Enerbank Finance, the largest lender for the home improvement industry.   See how much you can be pre-approved for.  

Every Window Includes a Limited Lifetime Warranty

The beauty of working with the top window manufacturers in the industry is the support you can expect before, during, and after installation. Both Milgard and ProVia offer limited lifetime warranties. However, the likelihood that you’ll need to take advantage of these warranties is low.

Milgard Lifetime Warranty Guarantee

Milgard’s award-winning windows and doors are built to last. However, if you ever encounter an unexpected problem, you can rest assured that their lifetime warranties cover your purchase.

ProVia Limited Lifetime Warranty Guarantee

ProVia offers limited lifetime warranties, covering the original customer and up to one subsequent homeowner, on all their windows and doors for those who need assistance.

Receive Our Patented Leak Armor Protection with Every Installation

We include our patented Leak Armor protection with every window we install. Developed through thousands of customer installations and years of experience, we utilize layers of flashing, pans, and sealants in a specific manner to provide commercial-grade sealing to residential homes.

Single-Hung Window FAQs

What is the difference between Double-Hung and Single-Hung windows?

The primary difference between single-hung and double-hung windows are the operable sashes. While both sashes of a double-hung window are operable, single-hung windows only have one operable lower sash.

Are single-hung windows cheaper than sliding or double-hung windows?

Single-hung windows are typically much cheaper than both sliding and double-hung windows. In fact, single-hung windows can save homeowners up to 20% per window when compared to double-hung prices which really adds up when considering the number of windows a home requires.

How do I fix a single hung window that won’t stay up?

  1. Tilt the window sash inward roughly 90° until the sash releases from the jambs.
  2. Inspect the pivot bars at the bottom on either side of the sash for wear, damage, or twisting.
  3. Remove and replace the pivot bars if you find any damage.
  4. Inspect the window shoes located inside the jamb grooves about halfway up the jamb.
  5. If one or both shoes have moved from that central position they will need to be moved back.
  6. Each shoe will have a U-shaped slot that must be facing upward, adjustable with a screwdriver.
  7. Perform a ¼ turn with the screwdriver and slide the shoe up to the proper location.
  8. One in position, lock the shoe in place by turning it back so the U is facing upward.
  9. If the shoe is broken, pop it out of the jamb and replace it.
  10. Return the sash into the jamb and test its performance.
  11. If neither of these procedures works, the internal mechanism has likely failed and the window will need to be replaced.