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What is a Slider Window and How Can it Fit into Your Home?

What is a slider window?

Well, it depends on where in the world you are. Did you know in the U.K. a slider window is called a Yorkshire sash window? And in other parts of the world it is referred to as horizontal sliding sash window. Learn more about slider windows and how they can fit in your home below.

What do slider windows look like?

Regardless of their name, slider windows have a long history of creating functionality in homes, dating back to the 1700’s. A sliding window is often described as a double hung window placed on its side. They can open from either the left or the right side to provide a wide view of your surroundings. Slider windows can also come with a variety of customization, from grids to personalized interior and exterior colors. To see all of the available options for Simonton’s slider windows, visit here.

What are the benefits of slider windows?

Slider windows offer several benefits in your home, but the best thing about these windows is their view! Check out a few more of their key advantages below.

  • Slider windows have only one bar that runs down the center of the window, which creates an expansive view.
  • These windows can easily be customized for your home. Do you have a larger opening? Try a 3-lite slider which has a large picture window in the center and two slider windows on either side.
  • Because of their contemporary look, slider windows are a perfect complement to most homes.


How do slider windows fit in your home?

This type of window is typically installed in a horizontal opening and can accompany a variety of different styles of home. Whether your home is mid-century modern, ranch, colonial or art deco, slider windows are compatible with many diverse home styles. When thinking about what rooms are best for sliders, think about putting them in a location where they can be easily accessed and opened to let in fresh air.

Want to see how slider windows could look in your home?

Explore our Window and Door Gallery here.


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