Side Hung Window

Hinges are the oldest type of window hardware still in use and side hung windows are still the most common Scandinavian type window.

As a hinge has its turning point outside the window, the sash can open wide and - depending on the positioning of the frame in the wall, it can be opened to be level with the wall. This type of window has often several sashes per window and it is custom to open one window in order to clean the outside of another through the opened window.

This type of window is often used when renovating older buildings and in new houses, built in traditional style.