Sliding Window / July 23, 2018 / Guillaume Roussel
Windows are a very important part of our kitchen. While remodeling a kitchen people plan more about other things like increasing the room or how to save some money on energy etc. but we forget how important it is to plan the windows in your kitchen. Actually windows are most important part of any room. They help in free flow of fresh air in and out of the room. But for kitchen it becomes vital as due to so many gases produced in kitchen we need proper flow of fresh air inside the kitchen room. The best are the sliding doors for kitchen. These are the best for many reasons especially in a house where there are kids.
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.
You will have to gently raise the unit and slide the same in support brackets. Just mark a point where the unit hits the window. Now raise the window and attach the foam strip all along the line properly. If required just attach the extensions on the side wall by using the wood screws. If necessary attach the extensions on the side wall using wood screws. Perform application blocking. Perform application blocking up o the point where air conditioner comes in contact with window. This step will ensure proper sealing and would prevent any cold air from escaping.