What is a sliding window?

2-lite slider sliding window des moines iowaSliding windows, also known as gliding windows, slider windows, sliding window or pocket sliders operate horizontally with one sash sliding in a pocket past the other to provide ventilation. The sashes glide on brass rollers to provide easier and smoother operation. Many modern and ranch style homes are designed using the slider window style. The sashes may be lifted out of the pocket for cleaning without a ladder. When in the locked position the sashes are secure and cannot be removed.

Two-Lite Sliders

A two lite slider sliding window is also referred to as a two section slider has two equal size sashes. Each sash operates to allow for ventilation from either side of the unit.

Three-Lite Sliders

3-lite slider sliding window des moines iowaA three lite slider sliding window also referred to as a three section slider has a fixed center sash with an operative sash on both sides. The fixed center sash may be twice the width of the two operative sashes in a 1/4 – 1/2 – 1/4 configuration. Alternatively, all three sashes can have the same width in a 1/3 – 1/3 – 1/3 configuration.

Safe and Easy Cleaning

sash lift out window sliding window des moines iowaWhen not in the locked position the sashes may be lifted out for safe and easy cleaning eliminating the need for exterior cleaning with a ladder.

Sliding Window Features

  • Multi-chambered 3 1/4 inch vinyl frames
  • Fusion-welded sashes and mainframes
  • Tandem brass sash rollers for easy operation
  • Sashes lift out for safe and easy cleaning
  • Warm edge spacer system
  • Double insulated glass
  • Meets Energy Star requirements with LowE/Argon
  • Transferable Lifetime Warranty

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