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Replacement & Renovation: Window & Door Updates Increase Efficiency, Savings

Ultra pocket double hung windows were used in the renovation of this Cantonville, Maryland residence. The top sash of the double hungs have 5/8" PDL bars.

  • Ultra pocket double hung windows were used in the renovation of this Cantonville, Maryland residence.  The top sash of the double hungs have 5/8" PDL bars.
  • Kolbe windows were a key element in rejuvenating the historic Camden Station landmark in Baltimore.  Gracing the main entrance are tall custom "bull\'s eye" windows - paired arches topped by a circle with delicate muntin bars.
  • Ultra Series pocket replacement double hungs allow new windows to be installed in existing frames
  • Double hung replacement sash kits are an excellent way to replace old drafty windows with energy efficient windows that may be tilted in for cleaning.
  • Originally built in 1939 to house the growing suburban population of Washington, D.C., Westover Place is a seven-acre, garden-style townhouse community that has undergone substantial renovation.  Kolbe\'s Latitude Series windows were chosen for the 153-unit project.  <a href=http://www.kolbe-kolbe.com/gallery/index.cfm?pcID=5&pID=31&projectCategoryID=14&pI=39>Learn more</a> about this project.
  • The old windows (left) are being replaced with Ultra Series Sterling double hungs (right) with 3-1/2" mitered flat casing with a backband, historic 2x2 sill nosing, and PDL with 7/8" wide bars. <a href=../gallery/index.cfm?pcID=5&pID=31&projectCategoryID=14&pI=46>more</a>
  • This home in Wausau\'s downtown Historic District was given a makeover using Kolbe replacement double hung sash kits.
  • Ultra pocket double hungs are perfect for replacing windows in homes without disturbing historic trim.
  • Old World Classic double hungs were used when renovating the Grand Theater in Kolbe\'s home town of Wausau.
  • Founded in 1967, The Lab School of Washington serves children and adults with learning disabilities.  The architect, Bowie Gridley Architects, P.L.L.C., used Kolbe double hung replacement sash kits for the renovation in 1998.
  • This Austin, Texas, home was renovated using Classic Series casements and half-circle top windows with removable wood grilles.  The grilles allow for easy-to-clean, energy efficient, attractive windows. <a href=http://www.kolbe-kolbe.com/gallery/index.cfm?pcID=5&pID=12&pc=12&locationID=4&keyword=%20&pl=4>More photos</a>
  • This lighthouse became a home when decommissioned in 1922. When the home was expanded, the owners chose Heritage Series wood inswing doors and casements with simple divided lite patterns. <a href=http://www.kolbe-kolbe.com/gallery/index.cfm?pcID=5&pID=12&pc=12&locationID=74&keyword=%20&pl=154>More photos</a>

Kolbe Products for Replacement or Renovation Projects:

  • With simple installation, custom sizes and options, our products are perfect for any scale remodeling or renovation project
  • Custom options can meet aesthetic, accessible design, historic needs and more
  • Energy efficient products save money on heating & cooling costs; many meet tax credit requirements

Kolbe windows and doors are the perfect choice for virtually any type of renovation project, whether it involves homes or businesses. Whether you choose wood or vinyl replacement windows, glazing, grille and finish options are available to help replicate the original design.

Updating your project with new, energy efficient windows that have the convenience of tilt-in sash is easy with our Double Hung Replacement Sash Kits. There are no worries about tearing into walls or ruining speciality mouldings that add character and charm, because sash are made to fit into your exisiting window frames. It is available either all-wood or wood interior with aluminum clad exterior.

The Ultra pocket double hung is an all-in-one replacement window unit. This unique feature means that existing trim and framework do not have to be removed before installation, helping to eliminate excess work and potential damage. Not only is installation simplified, but by replacing your old windows with energy efficient ones, you will save on heating and cooling costs throughout the year. It has a wood interior and aluminum clad exterior.

Latitude Series replacement windows have either a 3-1/4" or 4-9/16" overall frame depth and no nailing fin, so they can be fit into existing openings with minimal disturbance. Plus, the profile is very similar to traditional wood windows, making them valuable for historic renovations where energy efficiency and low maintenance are a primary concern.

Kolbe's Old World Classic is a chain & pulley single, double or triple hung – the perfect wood window for any historic project with strict standards. Designed with the precise architectural details of windows from earlier times, along with the most innovative technology of our own era, the Old World Classic double hung window combines the best of two worlds.


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