How Wide Are Double Hung Windows?

window image by anna karwowska from Fotolia.com

Double hung windows are made in various standard sizes to offset the balance of a wall without being too wide to open and close. They are also designed to be proportionate to the height of the window.

Widths of Double Hung Windows

ceiling window image by Tammy Mobley from Fotolia.com

The width of a standard sized double hung window can be as small as 24 inches or as large as 48 inches with widths in between. A bathroom may have a 24-by-24-inch window, while a living room may use a 48-by-72 inch for more sunlight.

Groupings of Double Hung Windows

fenêtre double et table image by focusart.fr from Fotolia.com

Double hung windows can be grouped together for a larger display of the outdoors while staying within the standard sizes.

Custom Double Hung Windows

windows image by berean from Fotolia.com

Replacing windows can require a custom sized double hung window that does not fall into the 24-inch to 48-inch width range. Manufacturers can make specific sizes, but they may recommend a window style other than double hung if the width exceeds the standard 48 inches.

Most Recent

×