Sliding Window / July 14, 2018 / Tearlach DuLin
The sliding frames are apt for homes and offices that have large open spaces. They can be used at areas that use 23 panels and you can thus opt for the stylish sliding door that may open up to the balcony or to the garden. In case your office or home is at a higher lever then you can choose sliding window that can give you a beautiful view and can enhance the look of your home.
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.
Always be sure to avoid abrasive cleaners such as cleansers and products containing bleach as they can affect the vinyl surface or the caulking around the window. Also avoid using a power washer or hard spraying hose as this too can damage the caulk. Besides occasional exterior cleaning the tracks and runners on your vinyl sliders should be checked every few weeks to make sure they are clear of debris. Vinyl sliding windows glide horizontally and open the full length of the window.