One of the things you’ll notice when you decide to have replacement windows in Fort Wayne, IN installed in your home is that there are so many types of windows available today. From single-hung and double-hung windows to casement and awning windows, there is no shortage of selections.
One great option is slider windows. Rather than moving these windows up and down to open and close them, you’ll slide them open and closed along tracks that run along the top and bottom of the windows. There are lots of benefits that you’ll get to enjoy with slider windows. Here are a few of the advantages that will come with installing them.
Easier to open and close
Slider windows will prove to be much easier to open and close than regular windows and other types of windows in most cases. Since you don’t have to push them up, you won’t have gravity working against you when you open them. You can usually open or close a slider window with just one finger if you want. They’ll glide effortlessly along their tracks when they’re new and will stay that way as long as you keep the track free of debris.
Regular windows have springs and pulleys inside of them that will inevitably give out on you over time. Once those springs and pulleys start to break down, it’ll make it tough to operate the windows. It’ll also cause the windows themselves to fail and force you to either repair or replace them. Slider windows, on the other hand, will be more durable and won’t have to be replaced as often. You won’t have to spend time thinking about whether or not your springs and pulleys are going to hold up.
Because slider windows don’t have as many parts inside of them as regular windows, they won’t require as much maintenance. Slider windows are more or less maintenance-free. As we mentioned earlier, you will need to clean out the tracks from time to time to stop debris from preventing your slider windows from opening. But outside of that, the only thing you’ll really need to worry about is wiping your window glass down and dusting your window sills.
Regular windows can make it difficult for you to get a good view out of them. They have a window frame running right through the middle of them that can disrupt your view. Slider windows will provide you with a more natural view of the exterior of your home. They’ll also bring in a little bit more light and make your home feel brighter and airier.
Do you think slider windows might be the right choice for your home? Key Exteriors, Inc. can handle Fort Wayne, IN window installation for you, regardless of which windows you want. Call us at (260) 492-8062 to schedule a window consultation or visit 821 W Coliseum Blvd #1, Fort Wayne, IN 46808 to check out the windows we have in stock.