Sliding Window / October 30, 2018 / Christabel Gosselin.
Another feature associated with the door is that these are made from glass with different kinds of framing. It allows the natural light to enter into your home which is one of the best ways to open up your living space. The sliding doors and windows can be used inside your home also and can be used as partitions. They are however popularly used in balconies and are especially popular in areas that receive high rainfall or experience high speed winds.
Sliding window locks are often called vent locks as they allow the window to be locked slightly open for ventilation. The recommended gap is 100mm but never have more than 150mm. The theory is that if a head can get through a window a person can squeeze through. The venting position is not as secure as when the window is shut and locked. Therefore you should only leave your windows locked open you are at home.
You can slide the door panels or the window panels on one side to open them. The sliding windows allows sunlight to enter your home and if you keep the windows open then it also keeps your home well ventilated. In case you have a beautiful garden then a sliding window overlooking the garden would also add richness to your home. The enchanting view would be visible to you from your home and would certainly add a beauty to your home as well. This kind of frame also gives you the chance to experiment a lot and you can use beautiful drapes and curtains to make it look more appealing.
Many new sliding windows have key locking latches already installed. Some allow the window to be locked slightly open for ventilation. If your home has these window locks they are usually secure enough to keep your insurance company happy. If your home has only a simple nonlocking latch you should secure them with a keylocking sliding window lock or a window grill. Installing window locks yourself will cost AUD$15$20 per window. Having these locks supplied and installed by a locksmith will cost $40$50 per window.