Sliding Window / July 14, 2018 / Tearlach DuLin
To install sliding window locks you need the following tools: Sliding windows can be lifted to varying degrees within their track. If you are using the venting position it is a good idea to fit something in the track to stop the window from being lifted. Small blocks of wood or plastic or just a screw can be used. If fitted correctly this can make the window a lot more secure especially when locking the window in the open position.
The sliding door is generally available in glass which allows light to enter your home. They can be used as a partition between two rooms or can also be used to connect to your patio or garden. The sliding windows are available in glass as well. Different kinds of frames are available for these but it is best to opt for the U PVC frames. They are durable ECO friendly and are easy to maintain as well. Sliding frames are generally used in areas that have large open space. They are apt for places that can accommodate 23 panels easily.
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.