Sliding Window / July 31, 2018 / Marc Girard
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.
People usually think that the air conditioner installation needs some great expertise but in reality it is much easy more so in the case of sliding ACs. Precautions. The window ACs are bulky so you should lift them firmly but carefully without exerting any pressure on its cooling parts which could cause you injury. Materials and few tools you may need during the installation of air conditioner: A screwdriver A support arc A level Few Wood screws Some foam weather stripping.
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.