Sliding Window / July 22, 2018 / Christabel Gosselin
When one buys or rents a home a renovation of the house is sometimes called for and you might need to choose window types from the vast repertoire of available choices. A number of aspects need to be considered while planning a replacement of old windows or while choosing windows for your new home. The most important factors to keep in mind while choosing the window types are: ventilation beauty safety energy efficiency the environment and of course the cost. The most commonly used window types are casement and sliding windows.
The UPVC windows do not fade like wooden windows and therefore you dont have to worry about maintenance cost or paint jobs. Apart from sliding frames other kinds of doors or windows are also available in UPVC. You can opt for casement window bay windows French windows and other styles that may be in accordance to your requirement. For doors also different styles like bay doors French doors casement doors and other designs are now available to you. They are available in different sizes so that you can choose the one that may fit into your home and can enhance the decor 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.