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Sliding Windows and Why You Should Consider Them

As you plan out your window and door replacement, there are several materials and styles to consider. Choosing the right window type will depend on how it will be used, so consider your needs and preferences to make a more informed decision. But if you’re looking to add more natural light and ventilation to your home, sliding windows are your best choice!

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Sliding windows are simple in design and open horizontally along with the window frame. They also offer benefits that can improve your home in several ways, such as:

Ease of Use

Many window styles are designed to let in fresh outdoor air, but not all are convenient to operate. Depending on the type of window installed, some prefer it closed because of its difficult operability. But you won’t have this type of problem with sliding windows. Typically, a sliding window has one side that slides on rollers while the other pane of glass remains stationary. You can also have yours made with double or triple sliders for better versatility!

But even if you’re looking for something different, such as patio doors or double hung replacement windows, the material and installation are important if you want them to last for years. Be sure to consult with trusted window contractors who offer excellent services in windows and doors.

Larger View and Improved Energy Efficiency

Compared to other windows, sliding windows are typically larger than other styles, so you have a bigger view of your natural surroundings. This is a great benefit if you love to soak up outdoor scenery without going outside! And, with increased natural light and greater ventilation, you won’t need to use your indoor lights or air conditioning system as much. This means less energy consumption and lower monthly utility bills.

Minimal Maintenance and Reliable Durability

Sliding windows are known to be easy to operate via a push of a finger, but they’re also popular due to their minimal maintenance requirement. This is because a slider window is built with fewer parts than other windows. Their simple design also makes them a cost-effective option for your home!

Call Renewal by Andersen® of Southwest Missouri today for the best vinyl replacement windows! You can reach us at (417) 268-9301, or you can contact us online through our convenient form.


"Great workmanship on windows installation is done very professionally by excellent crew. Installed in a very timely manner. Excellent company to deal with."

Roy D
Feb 14, 2023

"The Springfield team was wonderful to work with , professional , friendly and knowledgeable. They all seem to take great pride in their work. These new windows are fantastic, they look great , operate so easy and the energy efficiency was noticeable from the very first day . Thank you Renewal by Andersen for transforming our home and our lives."

Pam S
Feb 15, 2023

"After years of watching the wind move my drapes and hours of difficult cleaning, I decided to get new windows. I went with Renewal by Andersen because of the great reviews and quality. From Brent who did the consult, Gideon who did the measuring, to Jason, Josh, and I apologize I can't remember the third installers name, this is the most professional company I've ever worked with. I own a 1994 double wide mobile home, so everything in this place is hard to work with. I had a bay window, 6 double hung, 2 awning, and a front door replaced.. They said it would take 2 days and they were done on time! I did have second thoughts about doing this mainly because of the cost, but once it was done, I was very happy I did this."

Gary S
Feb 18, 2023

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