DMac shares his home improvement expertise

Why Choose Sliding Windows?

There are many reasons why our customers choose sliding windows. Sliding windows are extremely easy to use. They provide maximum ventilation and durability.  Sliding windows are aesthetically pleasing and become a value booster for your home. All of our windows at Family Home Improvements feature energy efficiency and elegant look that is customized to your home and personal style.

What Are sliding windows?

Sliding windows, also known as gliding windows, are built with long strips that smoothly move left or right in either direction. The windows slide along the window frames to open or shut in a convenient way. This feature makes the windows super easy to use. At Family Home Improvements, we offer a wide variety of sliding windows to fit your needs. We are partners with the best window manufacturers offering top-notch window quality.

Sliders offer several benefits over conventional windows which open outwards.


Sliders don’t incorporate the springs and pulleys that conventional windows use. These components often fail with time or wear down. This necessitates repairs or replacements which adds to home maintenance costs. Fewer components help to make sliders more durable than ordinary windows. Sliders also generally incorporate window glazing which adds to their durability.

Easy to Operate

It is easy to operate sliders. Simply release a latch and slide the window open or shut. Ordinary windows sometimes entail considerable effort to open and close. This is especially so when component parts get jammed or faulty.

Low Maintenance

Fewer component parts for sliders make them low-maintenance compared to ordinary windows. This makes sliders a cost-effective window choice for residential homes.

Higher Functionality

Most sliders incorporate window glazing. This improves insulation and energy efficiency for your home. You’re assured of lower energy bills over time. Window glazing reduces UV ray infiltration into your house which helps safeguard the health of your family. The sliding design also makes it easier to install insect screens. Additionally, the windows enable improved ventilation because they let in more air when fully opened.

Sliding Windows are Economical

Sliding windows are one of the most economical types of windows that you can buy.  They are more cost effective than most other types of windows and not only are they cheaper to purchase, they will also last for much longer with much less maintenance, so you don’t have to worry about the cost of repairing or replacing your windows down the line.

Are Sliding Windows Really Energy Efficient?

While sliding windows are preferable for their ease-of-use, they are not able to provide as tight a seal as the casement window, which is similar in style. Consequently, normal U-factor (the insulation value) for a sliding window is around 0.18. Sliding windows’ SGHC (solar heat gain coefficient) values fall somewhere between 0.19 and 0.23. Homeowners should note that the lower these values are, the better the window’s seal and the more insulation their window provides.

The Best Window Contractor

Family Home Improvements can help you with every step of the replacement window process. We’ll never upsell, and will stick to providing you with what you need. Our goal is to make window replacement available to all of our customers by providing high-quality energy-efficient windows. To ensure that you get the best quality window products and window installation, give Family Home Improvements a call at (562) 464-0684 or click here for a free quote!

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Family Home Improvements has been in business for over a decade providing excellent services with experienced, well-trained, and courteous crews. Many homeowners have used Family Home Improvements and are now repeat clients, requesting expert help from Family Home Improvements with other aspects of home improvement, including room additions, door installations, and kitchen and bathroom makeovers.

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These guys are awesome. They did a coating on my house called “Texcote”. I love it. My house has never looked better. The crew was great. They were Clean on time and very nice, and after they finished, Renzo himself came back to do an inspection and check to see if I was happy. Not many companies do that. I thought that was great. Definitely will recommend them, and I will use them from now on for all my home improvement needs.

-Victor G.

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We take the confusion, stress, and headache out of the entire home improvement process. Our team members walk you through the entire journey!

“Hired Family Home Improvements to paint my house. Renzo was there every day to answer any of my questions and keep me informed. Jose Luis and Jose were very professional and did a great job. They were very nice and worked with me on any concerns I had. Would definitely hire again and recommend.”

Lori K.

Family Home Improvements Customer from Orange, CA

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