Part of the reason why this Colonial farmhouse is so pleasing to the eye? Double-hung windows on either side of the front door balance the facade and help it look even more symmetrical. Trimmed hedges and twin planters accentuate this detail.
In the center of this backyard, trimmed hedges and perennial beds encircle a traditional stone statue. Thanks to double-hung windows on both floors of the house, the owners can enjoy the view even when they're inside.
True to form, this Greek Revival home features a stately portico with tall stone columns, a horizontal transom and eye-catching embellishments. Two rows of double-hung windows balance the exterior and make it seem even more symmetrical.
Influenced by Colonial and Victorian architecture, the uniquely American Farmhouse home style looks just right with tall, narrow, double-hung windows, bay windows and window groupings, and 2-over-2 grille patterns. Black exterior window frames add striking contrast for curb appeal.
A stone retaining wall and trimmed hedges make the entrance to this 1820s Colonial farmhouse look even more stately. As guests follow the brick walkway up to the front door, they'll be able to fully admire the double-hung windows, gabled roof and original chimneys.
Replacing an existing window that was smaller, a new insulated double hung window with white trim over the bench with relaxed roman shades brings lots of natural light into the entry. Two adjustable industrial-style wall sconces with a polished nickel finish help illuminate the space.
As seen on HGTV's Rehab Addict, Nicole Curtis (right) gives Matt Reibs some tips on restoring double hung windows. Matt, one of Nicole's first Facebook fans, came from Indiana to help renovate the Riley home. Nicole has taken Matt under her wing and helped mentor him as he is also an avid historic preservationist.
Previously, the eat-in portion of this kitchen contained and old, outdated breakfast nook with banquettes. The homeowners loved this unique addition to their space, but it was in desperate need of updating, so designers scaled back the walls to create a larger space for the nook, then they modernized it with a bright wall color, silver leather covering on the banquettes, a modern table and a red, modern chandelier to match the walls. To help light the space, designers added double hung windows to let in plenty of natural light, making the space, bright, warm and inviting.
A picture window, flanked by double-hung ones, gathers light into this cozy, inviting space. Two sofas -- a leather Chesterfield and an upholstered Lawson-arm -- face each other to create a conversation pit. A wingback chair sits to the side, perfect for reading in front of the fire.
As seen on HGTV's Good Bones, designers Mina Starsiak and Karen E. Laine wanted to make the best use of the natural light that streams into this living room from the bay window. A neutral color palette reflects that light, complementing the beauty of nature instead of competing with it. To give the space a bit of personality, a brightly colored ottoman that could double as a coffee table was selected for this space. They also hung a vintage ladder below the window to add interest in the space, as well to serve as a book shelf.