Also called sliding windows, sliders create a light filled space in your home. Let the sunshine in. By eliminating horizontal obstructions, sliding windows open up a panoramic viewing area in any room. The clean lines give this affordable and functional window a contemporary feel.
Deluxe Brass Rollers
Heavy-duty brass rollers will never rust or need replacing and allow the sash to glide effortlessly.
Sash and frame are fusion welded creating a custom beveled look.
Make your home safer. Prevent sash from being lifted out from the exterior of your home.
Night Vent Latch
Double sliders let you enjoy the breeze from outside with our simple to open vent latch.
Two or three-lite sliding windows can evoke a sleek contemporary feel and can be fashioned in many different size and style configurations. Vinyl sliding windows are easy to operate and provide a wide-open expansive view with no horizontal obstructions.
Integral handles make sliding a breeze, and sashes slide effortlessly on a deluxe brass roller system. For maintenance and ease, sashes lift-in so they can be removed from inside your home for safe and easy cleaning.
When you think of a charming cottage aesthetic, you probably think of hinged windows, but they’re not without their problems. They obstruct outdoor pathways and eliminate the possibility of screens.
You can’t install a mini-split into a casement window, but you can certainly do so with a slider design. The latter allows more than mere accessibility. It gives your home a sleek, uncluttered aesthetic while simultaneously pushing your ventilation to the max. Let’s find out if this is the option for you.
Sliding windows slide open on a horizontal track, whether you prefer landscape or portrait panes. At first glance, they look almost identical to double-hung windows that have been flipped on their side.
They can be installed in any combination of decorative and gliding panels and require no additional outdoor space to operate. You’ll generally need one decorative panel for each sliding panel, so they can’t provide as much ventilation as a hinged design.
Much like sliding doors, they provide unobstructed views of the world outside. They’re usually installed without a grid for precisely that reason, but if you’re looking for a more rustic aesthetic, grilles will provide it.
Sliding windows use line judiciously, so they’re the ideal minimalist addition to contemporary homes. They don’t have hinges, so they aren’t limited by weight. That means they can be as large (or small) as your architectural dreams dictate.
They’re compatible with blinds, screens, and HVAC systems, which makes them ideal for extreme weather regions. Both sliders and hinges are prone to the ravages of time, but the former comes with a smaller variety of locking systems. Sliders are easier to operate, but they could fail faster than hinges.
Still, slider windows use space cautiously. If you need to limit your footprint, they’re the option to choose.
Vinyl slider windows can rack up an impressive lifespan of up to 40 years. Fiberglass, timber, and aluminum will give you two decades of service life.
Slider windows are relatively easy to maintain. They can be fussy when it comes to dirt build-up, but if you remove debris every two months, your track shouldn’t need extra care. A vacuum cleaner, damp cloth, and a little lubrication should do the trick.
“Gentle” is the magic word. Abrasion will make your windows stick, so it’s important to keep vulnerable parts free of dust. The frame connection components also require occasional replacement. You’ll need to remove and wash the yarn fan occasionally, too.
Your price is all wrapped up in the quality of your installation. A premium fiberglass model will cost considerably more than a small aluminum one. You’ll pay a little more for security features, glazing, and double-sliding windows. The latter requires two or more sliding panels so that both sides can slide over the center panel simultaneously.
Slider windows can form an excellent seal, so your utility bills will thank you for the favor. The number of moving parts is proportionate to your R-value, but if you choose interlocking sashes that achieve a tight seal, your climate control will be every bit as effective as it would with casement windows.
Siding windows are a lesser-known alternative that will eliminate clutter from your overall aesthetic. They can stretch from floor to ceiling and corner to corner, flooding your home with natural light and providing breathtaking panoramic views.
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