Slider windows, sometimes called sash windows, are designed with ease of operation in mind. To open and close them, you simply have to slide the sashes to the left and right. Slider windows are popular choices for smaller horizontal window openings are often used in combination with picture windows.
The nice thing about them is that they don’t only offer ease of operation but ease of maintenance as well. For indoor cleaning, you can easily lift them out of their sash to enable you to clean both their interior and exterior sides.
Slider windows that come with two panes of framed glass are the most popular variety of this type of window. They are attached on rails that are positioned parallel to each other on the window frame. Some types of slider windows have only one of the sashes moving while the other one is firmly attached on the frame. With high end models, slider windows are also designed to be tilted in or out to provide better ventilation.
To get the most out of your slider windows, you can actually incorporate more features like insect screens, wooden grills, as well as specific types of glass. To benefit from its wide glass section, you can choose glass that’s tinted for better protection against UV light, or one that features a specific shade.
Today, slider windows come in different sizes. Some can be really small while others are designed to be as big as entryways or doors. Versatile in terms of design, slider windows are great for residential as well as for commercial applications.
* Easy Clean Glass is included with Low-E/Argon