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Horizontal Slider Windows

Horizontal Slider Windows, also known as sliding windows, are a great choice due to their ease of use. In some cases, homeowners choose the horizontal roller windows due to the size of their opening and their preference to go with or without muntins to separate the panes, such as with single or double hung windows. Horizontal slider windows allow for more natural light, wider ventilation, and grander views. Horizontal slider windows have fewer moving parts making energy ratings far superior to other window types, such as the single hung window or double hung window. Horizontal slider windows are available in impact or non-impact and vinyl or aluminum frames.  Consider the type of  horizontal slider window thats fits your needs, as any window is only as good as the materials you choose.

Benefits & Features of

Horizontal Slider Windows

Horizontal slider windows offer gorgeous, large views and natural sunlight to any home.  The main feature of the horizontal slider windows are that there is no divider in the center of the window offering an unobsecured, panoramic like view.

These windows are versatile and there are many available combinations when it comes to style, trim, shape and finishing options. 

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Upgrading to the best

Impact Horizontal Sliders

Impact horizontal slider windows are built to withstand harsh environmental conditions the including hurricane force winds and blazing high temperatures of beau South Florida. Impact horizontal slider windows have incredible security features to meet homeowners’ need for security that keeps loved ones safe from intruders while adding beauty and value to any property. An ideal impact horizontal slider window will have the following qualities; thick durable frames, high sill which prevents water intrusion, and PVB or SGP inner layers. It is key to remember that impact does not mean that the window can’t break, it just means that unlike non-impact windows that shatter glass all over, an impact horizontal slider window contains the glass inside of a laminate ensuring thaht little to no glass can shatter to the surrounding area causing injury. Impact horizontal slider windows in South Florida are ideal because when tropical storm or hurricane is on its way, there is no need to stress about shutters. When considering replacement windows, impact horizontal slider windows are a great investment for many years to come.

Affordability & Customization

Non-Impact Horizontal Slider Windows

Non-impact  horizontal slider windows share some of the many options of the impact horizontal slider windows. They are engineered to meet building code requirements where impact horizontal slider windows are not needed, however in impact areas, shutters are often required to meet code. Non-impact horizontal slider windows offer options for full protection from ultraviolet light, are low maintenance, and have annealed glass coverings. The appearance and the affordability often attract homeowners to non-impact horizontal slider windows, additionally they are engineered to meet or exceed demanding energy-saving requirements. The non-impact horizontal slider windows are crafted with non-corrosive hardware like the impact horizontal slider windows. While non-impact horizontal slider windows are affordable, it is important to note that if you do not have shutters, the cost of replacement windows and shutters can be more expensive than the impact horizontal slider windows, which add beauty and value to any home or property.  For more information before making your decision, call our professionals at 772-781-2383.

More About Vinyl or Aluminum Frames

Vinyl Horizontal Slider Windows

As the name suggests, vinyl horizontal slider windows are made of what is commonly known as vinyl or uPVC material. Vinyl horizontal slider windows offer excellent durability and stand up to the test of time. The maintenance of this type of window is  low and their cost in the market is averagely lower than that of aluminum horizontal slider windows. The vinyl frames have an approximate lifespan of about 50 years before they need be replaced. Vinyl horizontal slider windows also offer superior thermal resistance and the frames often carry a lifetime warranty.  Ask to read, review, and be sure to understand how your warranty works when purchasing your new windows.

Aluminum Horizontal Slider Windows

Modern aluminum horizontal slider window frames are generally separated by a

thermal break which is a glass fiber that is reinforced with polyamide. This thermal insulation ensemble significantly increases thermal resistance while conserving structural strength. The durability of an aluminum horizontal slider window is above average with very low maintenance and upfront costs. In addition, an aluminum impact horizontal slider window has the most resilience against the storms of South Florida. The drawback to purchasing aluminum over vinyl framed windows is that the aluminum horizontal slider window offers a 3-year limited warranty versus the lifetime limited warranty of the vinyl frames. It is highly recommended that homeowners read, review, and understand the warranty on all the windows we offer at GBW Windows.

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Optional Features Available

There are many features available to customize a single hung window.  Customize the glass tinting, configurations and shapes, contouring, sizes, frame colors for both inside and outside, glass finishes, and glass colors.  

Supply & Installation Of Windows and Doors

General Information & Service Areas

Palm City Windows Offers supply and installation of replacement windows and doors. Whether you are replacing standard windows with impact or aluminum with vinyl, Palm City Windows has you covered. We are proud to service Palm City, Stuart, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Hutchinson Island, Sewall's Point, Port Salerno, Jupiter, Tequesta, Port Saint Lucie, and Saint Lucie West. If you are within a 25 mile radius of Palm City, Call today for a free estimate at:



Frame Colors

Customize the inside and outside frames with many color options.

Contouring & Grid Styles

Add some contouring with the craftsmen options for grid patterns.

Glass Colors

Glass colors allow a homeowner to keep a theme to their home.

Glass Finishes

Customize the look of the window with custom glass finishes.

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