One of the most important things in any new or remodeled home is its windows. With the many choices available on today’s market, it is important to find the type that is not only attractive but practical as well. That is why so many people in Houston are choosing slider windows.
Slider windows differs from other window types in that it slides horizontally rather that up and down as with a standard window. It is available in both double and triple configurations and offers a wide range of choices and styles. In addition, there is a wide variety of colors available, which makes it easy to match your décor. Some people have found them useful as a sky light and easy to open when more air is desired.
- Fusion-welded mainframe and sash corners increase strength and create a clean, neat appearance
- High-performance insulated glass unit with double-strength glass and warm-edge spacer system increases energy efficiency and longevity
- Integrated, multi-chambered construction reinforcement in the meeting rails improves energy efficiency and allows for secure mounting of hardware
- Nylon-encased dual brass roller system ensures effortless operation of the sashes
- Hidden screen track creates a clean-line appearance for enhanced aesthetic appeal
Benefits of Slider Windows
Sliding windows can also be obtained in different designs, colors, materials, styles and finishing options. One particular favorite is a triple fiberglass-clad wood model, which is excellent for those choosing a contemporary look. Regardless of what type of slider window Houston you choose, it will provide a breathtaking view of the exterior of the home and, literally, bring the outside indoors.
People who have older homes often want to obtain slider replacement windows to update their home’s overall look. There is no doubt that the newer models are more attractive, as well as better built, than those that were installed years ago. In addition, the installation of windows using Zo-e-Shield energy efficient glass has proved to be cost effective. This is especially important not only when changing the appearance of a home but also if you wish to reduce energy costs. Some benefits of slider windows are:
- Easy to clean (interior and externally)
- Easy maintenance
- Simple to operate (opens from right or left)
- Energy efficient
- Clear view
- Flexible design options
- Affordably priced
- Locks secure units in place
- Weather stripping keeps out wind, dust and water
- Energy efficient
Slider windows are not new on the building scene. Rumor has it that they were invented in Holland in the 17th century. Known as Yorkshire sash windows the originals just used wooden frames that slid open. Modern windows incorporate rollers, which make it simple to slide them to a desired position. This type of window is available as a double or triple slider depending on which better fits your needs.
There are a number of different models and brands of slider windows Houston. Familiar names are Signature Series, Aspire, Weather Shield, Endura Shield, Premium Series, Energy Efficient, Milgard and others. Frames for these windows are made of aluminum or wood and are easily adapted to any kind of house finish. It is also possible to obtain windows with aluminum clad exterior and wood interior, which makes it easy to adapt to an interior house color.
If you are looking for a new or slider replacement window, check to see whether it has been certified by AMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) or passes ENERGY STAR qualifications. When these endorsements are present, you can be sure that it has passed all tests for a high quality product. In addition, always check out the warranty. The majority of manufacturers provide an excellent guarantee on their products.
There is no doubt that slider windows Houston can provide an entirely new look for your home. Prices vary enough to fit any budget and increase the value of the property considerably. It is an excellent investment for any homeowner. Call Entrust Windows today for a free in-home estimate.
Entrust sliding windows are available in a full selection of luxurious hues and warm woodgrains to enhance the appearance of your home – both inside and out. Exterior colors feature a cutting-edge polyurethane coating technology with heat-reflective pigments for a remarkably strong, fade-resistant and highly weatherable finish that’s easy to clean. Our interior laminate finishes are precision-engineered for outstanding durability that maintains its attractive appearance over the life of the product. Together, this innovative design collection delivers the perfect fusion of style and strength.
Interior grids add style and balance to the appearance of your windows. All grids are enclosed within the insulated glass unit for easy cleaning.
Choose cut or polished V-grooved glass for a subtle touch of elegance.
Tools and Resources
Please find these manuals and tools available for you to download onto your desktop. These tools will help you make informed decisions about buying our replacement windows and doors. All warranty information is available in these manuals.