Window replacement means making choices – including which type of windows to install in your home. Many homeowners simply elect to install the same type of windows that had been in their home previously, and this is often a solid idea, but you can also be adventurous and consider new window styles to bring a new look and functionality to your home.
Sliding windows are a popular style to consider for your upcoming window replacement project. These modern, attractive windows have many benefits. Here’s what to know about sliding windows for your upcoming home improvement project.
Sliding (also known as gliding) windows have a wide format that provides space for the sliding panes to open and close horizontally. Every sliding window comes with wide, sashes that allows heaping amounts of natural light into the house. You’ll also enjoy beautiful views outside your sliding windows.
To find the best windows for you and your home, you can work with your window replacement dealer and installer to find windows that fit in the existing window spaces, or if it’s important to you to install windows that are wider than the current windows, your window dealer can help with this as well.
Some windows require more window maintenance than others. Sliding windows are among the most low-maintenance window types that exist, because sliding windows have no springs and pulleys inside that could potentially break.
This means that you can plan on years of steady use for your sliding windows, without any concern that you’ll need to deal with window repair. Renewal by Andersen window frames are made from durable Fibrex material, which never rots or needs to be painted or stained.
Sliding windows are simple to open and close, because they slide easily on a track. This is why they are often called “Gliding Windows”. This easy functionality enables these windows to stand out as perhaps the easiest to use of all the styles of windows that exist.
Sliding windows provide excellent ventilation. Simply slide the moveable sash to the left or right, depending on the position of the sash, then enjoy fresh air from outside. Another benefit is the ventilating flexibility sliding windows afford you. You can choose to have one sash open fully on either side or you can choose to have both open to provide ventilation on both sides of the window opening,
New sliding windows from Renewal by Andersen of Long Island can improve your home’s value while making life at home easier overall. Their simple design and functionality make these windows a popular choice among Long Island homeowners.
Want to know more about installing sliding windows in your home? Call Renewal by Andersen of Long Island today to make an appointment for a consultation: 877-313-9052 or fill in the short form on this page.