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Single-Hung Replacement Windows

One of the most classic and recognizable window styles is the single-hung window, also known as single sash or single-hung sash windows. In this style, a single sash rests on the window sill, the bottom window, and that can be raised or lowered for ventilation.

​​What You Need to Know About Pella’s Single-Hung Windows in Omaha & Lincoln

Whether you want a modern look or something more traditional, Pella Windows & Doors of Omaha and Lincoln have a variety of grilles, hardware, and screens to make our windows fit your home.

Materials & Product Lines

Pella Windows & Doors of Omaha and Lincoln offers a variety of grilles, screens, and hardware to make your windows unique.

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Explore Pella’s Single Hung Window Product Lines

  • Pella® Reserve™ – Traditional
  • Pella® Impervia®
  • Pella® 250 Series
  • Pella(R) Encompass

What are single-hung windows?

Single-hung windows consist of two sashes, but only one is operable. The lower sash rests on the windowsill and can be raised or lowered for ventilation while the top remains stationary. Single-hung windows have a timeless style, offer enhanced security and are great for ventilation.

Why are homeowners in Omaha and Lincoln choosing single-hung windows?

Highly Versatile

Few windows are more classic than the single – or double-hung window

Maximum Ventilation

Single-hung windows are great for catching a breeze or ventilating your home, especially on higher stories


Because only one sash can be opened from the inside, single-hung windows are also more secure

Get Inspired by These Single-Hung Window Projects in Omaha and Lincoln

Pella’s wide variety of window sizes and styles make finding the right combination for your home a breeze. To find the right fit for your home, check out our showrooms near Union College in Lincoln as well as down the road from Chalco Hills Recreation Area in Omaha.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Single-Hung Windows

What are sash windows?

The sash is the part that moves within the window frame and holds the glass. Single-hung windows are also known as single-sash windows because a single slash slides up and down within the frame.

What’s the difference between a single-hung and double-hung window?

The difference between single-hung and double-hung windows is the number of sashes that move. A single-hung window has one fixed, or non-operable, sash and one operable, or moveable, sash. A double-hung window has two operable, or moveable, sashes.

Why should I use single-hung windows?

Single-hung windows have less air leaks, are cheaper than double-hung windows and are more historically accurate if you’re replacing windows in an older home. Because the upper sash doesn’t move, it can be many different shapes such as arched or pointed.

On the other side, single-hung windows are difficult to repair and clean because the top sash can’t be removed.

Are single-hung windows energy efficient?

Single-hung windows are very energy efficient. Because only one sash moves, you’re much less likely to get air leaks.

How do I clean single-hung windows from inside the house?

On select product lines, the bottom sash of single-hung windows tilts in, making it easy to clean both the interior and exterior surfaces from inside the home. Since the top sash is stationary, the exterior surface of the upper half will need to be cleaned from outside the home. View step-by-step cleaning instructions in this video.

Why should I use single-hung windows?

Because only one sash is moveable on a single-hung window, they are great for homeowners who are looking for potential cost savings replacing multiple windows and for replacement on the first floor of a home. Single-hung windows can be slightly more efficient than double-hung windows, as there are fewer moving parts which reduces the opportunity for air infiltration. To learn more about what makes single-hung windows unique, check out this article.

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All the steps in replacing the ten windows in my home went flawlessly. From the selections, the ordering, the measuring, the scheduling and the final installation all Pella personnel were professional, knowledgeable and personable.

Cleo Wright Omaha Showroom
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We’re so pleased with the Pella windows that replaced our damaged windows that we are replacing all the windows!

Tissy Omaha Showroom
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 I had a window replaced on Friday – October 21. The installers were Brandon and Josh and they did an excellent job! The were prompt, personable and exhibited exceptional work ethics. They cleaned up very well when the job was complete and answered all questions in a way that was easy for me to understand.

Gary McNeal Omaha Showroom
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Met with Don to get quotes on two windows for our house. He was very polite and very knowledgeable. Don was able to give us two different quotes based off our budget. I definitely recommend them just based on customer service alone.

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