Awning Windows / October 25, 2018 / Christabel Gosselin.
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.
Especially good for covering patio doors these window coverings preserve an outdoors look. Some interior decorators also use them as attractive room dividers. The dramatic size of these wall to wall floor to floor window coverings creates a striking image. To install these window coverings you need some kind of track to hold the window frame. Unlike wood blinds where the window and blinds are separate in sliding panels they are the same. Some have tracking on the top and bottom while some only have it on one side.
These windows offer beauty convenience and a virtually unobstructed view of the outdoors. They are also extremely strong and almost completely weather and damage resistant. Although any material exposed to weather requires upkeep vinyl sliding windows are virtually maintenance free. In some cases a heavy rain fall will do the job. If you do need to give them extra attention all that is needed is a soft cloth or soft bristle brush with a product recommended by the window manufacturer.
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.