Sliding Window / July 14, 2018 / Tearlach DuLin
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.
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.
Next you need to install the head rail. Just like the lower track the pivot brackets must be a few inches from the wall. Sometimes you may need more than one track to cover a room. This also allows the window panels to be stacked upon each other. If you want to add an additional valance to the mix make sure you use one that is deigned for that window panel. Otherwise it will not fit correctly.