Sliding Window / July 24, 2018 / Marc Girard
Another benefit of using sliding doors and windows is that it ventilates your home and allows the natural light to enter in easily. Earlier only wood and aluminum frames were available for people but now with UPVC frames more and more people are using the UPVC sliding frames in their homes. This is because the UPVC frames are easy to maintain and are highly durable. They are available in different colors and sizes which allow the user to opt for different designs door that suits their decor.
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.
Window grills provide very good security and ventilation. Windows can be left open even if you are not home. Window grills are relatively expensive so best fitted in bedrooms bathrooms kitchens or areas requiring good ventilation. If a window lock is correctly installed the glass would need to be broken or a considerable amount of force used to get the window open. Windows are a major part of ones home a feature which not only determines the look of the house but also gives it a special identity. Windows are a crucial ingredient that gives your home its special identity.