Double Hung Windows

Hands down, our most popular product at Universal Windows Direct are our double hung windows. These classic windows were designed from the ground up with you, the homeowner, in mind. They will not only give your home that “new glow”, but they’ll also increase the energy efficiency, making your home more comfortable and more enjoyable.

UniShield® Double-Hung Windows Feature:

  • Super Spacer® – A hi-tech glass spacer system that is rated to be one of the best options currently on the market for energy conservation with windows
  • Tilt Latches – Release the window sashes, allowing them to tilt in for easy cleaning and giving the window smoother operation and better overall structural performance
  • Sash Limit Locks – Fold out of window to allow only partial opening for security
  • True-Position Balance System – Revolutionary balance system that operates easily, quietly and prevents the window from ever slipping
  • Groove – Cut in the bottom sash for the vinyl “fin” to fit into, creating a tight, secure fit
  • Cam-Style Locks – Cutting-edge locking system that not only ensured that the sashes pull together for a superior weather-proof seal, but also secures your home from intruders
  • Higher Sill Dam – ¼” dam improves structural stability, while the beveled edge creates and attractive, clean finish
  • Extruded Lift Rail – Lift rail that is part of the sash, ensuring that it will never pop out during opening
  • Foam-filled Main Frame – Foam filling inside the structure of the window, adding structural stability and insulation

All of our double-hung windows are custom made and professionally installed, guaranteeing a perfect fit every time. By custom manufacturing all of our products, we allow you the home owner, the opportunity to customize the exact style for your home. Your home is your biggest investment and that’s why our windows use only the best technology available.

High Performance Glass Packages

An effective replacement window will keep the inner pane of glass warmer to the touch during winter and cooler to the touch during the summer. Our exclusive UniShield® system has been proven to be more effective than comparable products on the market today, which in turn, means more energy savings for the homeowner.

UniShield Classic

Unishield® CLASSIC

Two panes of clear glass and air space to keep winter heat in and the summer heat out. A perfect window for those who want quality, value and performance in one solid, affordable package.

UniShield Plus

UniShield® PLUS

Two-pane, Energy Star rated, Unishield, double-coated low-e glass that is filled with Argon gas. This window offers great solar control, excellent UV protection and will reduce heating and cooling bills. This is without a doubt our most popular window, chose for its energy-efficient low-e coating and Argon gas filling.

Color and Paint Options

Worried that replacement windows won’t mesh with the exterior and interior colors of your home? We have a plethora of colors to choose from, allowing you to mix and match vinyl colors, exterior paints and interior wood-grains to create your perfect window! Thanks to our unique, high-performance exterior coating, UniShield® windows are guaranteed to not fade, blister or peel for 20 years. Extensive AAMA testing ensures that our windows resist strong solvents, heat gain and thermal shock.

Vinyl


Interior Woodgrain


Exterior Color Options


Decorative Glass and Grid Options

Why not add a little flair to your new windows and customize them with one of our grid styles and/or glass views? We offer a wide variety of decorative etched glass options and in-window gridding systems that are sure to fit any home’s style. Our in-window systems and etched glass options are custom-installed at the factory, ensuring perfect placement and installation every time.

Grid Styles

Glass Views

Simulated Divide Lites (SDLs)

Simulated Divide Lites (SDLs)We also offer, out-of-glass Simulated Divided lite kits, or “SDLs”, giving your home the look of traditional, multi-lite windows. Our SDL kits are available in white, tan, brown, multiple wood-grain finishes, as well painted colors and are applied at the factory with extra-strength adhesion sealant on both the inside and outside of the sashes. SDLs also have the option for two separate colors on the exterior and interior of the window, allowing the homeowner to truly customize the home’s color pallet.

Innergy Rigid Thermal Reinforcements

Innergy Rigid Thermal ReinforcementsInnergy™ Rigid Thermal Reinforcements are advanced fiber glass reinforced resin inserts that are inserted into windows and door frame chambers for greater support and insulation. This revolutionary system offers all the strength and structural reinforcement of aluminum, but with a whole new set of high performance energy-efficiency benefits for the home.

  • Thermal Performance – Up to 700 times better than aluminum in material-to-material testing
  • Thermal Break – Impervious to cold or heat
  • Condensation – Helps prevent condensation from occurring and staining that may occur with aluminum reinforcements
  • Strength – Resistance to impact is greater than that of aluminum
  • Flexibility – Will not set, dent or permanently bend after an impact

Wood-Clad Vinyl Windows

Wood-Clad Vinyl Windows from Universal Windows Direct: Extraordinarily Efficient

Wood-Clad Vinyl WindowsWood windows are an energy efficient option for any home, but they are high maintenance and require regular upkeep throughout the years. Vinyl windows are virtually maintenance free and come in a variety of colors, although they don’t always add the look of natural warmth to your home like wood.

If you want the best of both worlds that wood windows and vinyl windows have to offer, Universal Window Direct’s innovative wood-clad vinyl Aeries™ windows by will perfectly fit the mold. The Aeries™ wood-clad vinyl windows combine the beauty of wood with the maintenance-free advantage of vinyl, allowing you to enjoy every aspect of aesthetics and energy savings.

These high performance windows feature real wood on the interior of your home that can be sanded, stained, and painted to your personal preference. The exterior portion of the window is made of vinyl and will not rot, chip, or peel from inclement weather or age.

Your new wood-clad vinyl windows will be insulated inside the frames to maximize energy savings and keep your home more comfortable. This window style is the epitome of energy efficiency and will stop drafts dead in their tracks.

High-Tech Glass Packages Results in Ultimate Energy Savings

High-Tech Glass Packages Results in Ultimate Energy SavingsThe efficiency of your new wood-clad vinyl windows doesn’t stop at its frames. Your new windows from Universal Windows Direct are engineered to keep your home at a comfortable temperature year-round with ComforTech™ Warm Edge Glazing system with Super Spacer.

The ComforTech™ glass package comes standard with your wood-clad vinyl windows and features a multi-layer moisture vapor barrier, a barrier sealant, and flexible foam spacer to prevent energy loss.

With its state-of-the-art technology, wood-clad vinyl windows will help you save money from maintenance and energy bills.

Wood-Clad Vinyl Windows Meet Energy Star Standards

If you’re looking for replacement windows that are both beautiful and efficient, wood-clad vinyl windows will exceed your expectations. Energy Star is a government-backed program that helps homeowners choose the most efficient products and appliances on the market.

Wood-clad vinyl windows from Universal Windows Direct meets current Energy Star standards, ensuring that you get the most for your money in terms of efficiency and aesthetics.

SuperSpacer® Technology

SuperSpacer® TechnologyAll spacers are not created equal! When we say that our windows are manufactured with the absolute best materials available, we mean it. Our windows utilize a revolutionary, acrylic-bonded and ultra-durable aerospace technology spacer system called SuperSpacer® to ensure that your windows keep your house warm during the winter and cool during the summer. This is acheived by combining a barrier sealant with an acrylic seal, mylar backing and a flexible thermal textile which allow the SuperSpacer® system to outperformed traditional window seal systems during the most demanding conditions. Testing has shown the SuperSpacer® system to be effective during 140°F temperatures with levels of 95% and 100% humidity and constant UV bombardment and have up to 5 times the life expectancy of comparable seal systems on the market today. In addition to this, SuperSpacer®-sealed windows are considered to be “health smart”, due to their prevention of condensation, which in turn, prevents the growth of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other allergens.

Plated Lock Finishes

With our plated hardware finishes, there’s no reason to worry new window hardware not matching with the rest of your home. Available on our double-hung, slider, three-lite slider windows and casement windows, we offer four different finishes: Antique Brass, Satin Nickel, Bright Brass and Coppertone. These finishes are sure to match with existing items in your home.