How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Rick Your Own Question
Rick
Rick, General Contractor
Category: Home Improvement
Satisfied Customers: 19498
Experience:  Licensed construction supervisor with 35+ yrs. experience.
94766
Type Your Home Improvement Question Here...
Rick is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Existing double hung windows are currently 17 inches off the

Customer Question

existing double hung windows are currently 17 inches off the floor, when replacing them,do both sashes have to have tempered glass. this property is in new hampshire.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Any glass within 18" of the floor must be tempered. If the upper sash can be lowered to that point then it too must be tempered glass. BTW it's the glass itself that's less than 18" off the floor not the window.

Related Home Improvement Questions