Windows (also referred to as 'sliders' or 'gliders') are
typically made with one sash that slides horizontally and one
sash that remains fixed. Typically the sashes can be
easily removed for cleaning and maintenance. Like picture
windows, sliding windows can also be good for showcasing
spectacular views since there is little obstruction in their
design. Sliding Windows can often be a good option to
replace fixed picture windows since they allow for more
Sliding Window Material Types
Sliding Windows are
made with several types of materials. The most popular
materials are aluminum, fiberglass, vinyl and wood.
Manufacturers of Sliding Windows:
Andersen Windows - Offers many options including the 200 Series, 400 Series, and the Architectural
CertainTeed Windows - Offers variety of
sliding window types including Bryn Mawr II™ Windows, Insulate Series
Windows, Insulate Slimline Series Windows and New Castle XT™ Windows.
Hurd Windows - Offers all wood, coastal wood and aluminum wood clad
JELD-WEN Windows - Offers custom, premium and builders lines of
Milgard Windows - Offers vinyl, fiberglass, wood and aluminum
sliding windows under the following product lines: Tuscany™ Series, Montecito™ Series, Ultra™ Series, and WoodClad™ Series.
Pella Windows - Offers wood, vinyl and fiberglass
sliding windows in the following lines: Architect Series, Designer Series, ProLine,
Vinyl by Pella and Pella Impervia.
Simonton Windows - Offers the Impressions and StormBreaker Plus series
Thermal Industries - Offers a wide variety of vinyl
sliding windows including the following: Value Line Series, Replacement 500 Series, Euroweld 530 Series, DreamWood Series, and Sellebrity Series.
Weather Shield - Offers the following lines of aluminum, vinyl and wood
sliding Windows: Collections Series, Legacy Series, Weather Shield Series, Custom Shield Series, Proshield Series, LifeGuard Series, Visions 2000 Series, and Custom Shield Series.
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