Awning Windows / August 4, 2018 / Tearlach DuLin
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 vary greatly in price depending on the size of the window and the style of the grill but probably the average is $150$200 per window. Most insurance policies require either a keylocking window lock or security grill. This is sometimes in the fine print. If you dont have one of these forms of security you may be giving your insurance company an easy way to deny your claim and you will be wasting the money you pay on your insurance premium.
When it comes to weather there again the UPVC sliding window and doors are better as they can deal with strong winds and rains easily. They can seal your home well so that you dont have to worry about water seepage or about noise pollution. When it comes to environment there again the UPVC doors and windows are better as they made from vinyl and manufacturing them requires very little energy. So if you wish to open up your living space then you can opt for the UPVC sliding doors and windows which can turn out to be the perfect answer.