Sliding Window / July 27, 2018 / Tearlach DuLin
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.
You can slide the door panels or the window panels on one side to open them. The sliding windows allows sunlight to enter your home and if you keep the windows open then it also keeps your home well ventilated. In case you have a beautiful garden then a sliding window overlooking the garden would also add richness to your home. The enchanting view would be visible to you from your home and would certainly add a beauty to your home as well. This kind of frame also gives you the chance to experiment a lot and you can use beautiful drapes and curtains to make it look more appealing.
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.