Sliding windows can be made in many different configurations
Sliding windows or patio units are often found in bedrooms
Use an obscured glass for privacy in the bathroom
Patio units offer a larger window space to let in more light
Patio units feature at the front of this house
Use multiple sliding windows to achieve better lighting and ventilation
“Sliding windows have long been a popular choice by homeowners and builders because of their excellent functionality and value for money.”
Features and Benefits
- Allows one half of the window space to be opened
- Easy to add both insect and security screens
- Optional configurations to suit your room layout
- Add low lites to make your window bigger
The following schematics are outside views: X is the sliding panel, O is the fixed panel.
XO Sliding Window
Single Slider: Left or right opening
XOX Sliding Window
Side Panels: Sliders on the outside open to the centre
OXXO Sliding Windows
Centre Panels: Slide outwards
Sliding Windows with low lites: Any configuration slider
The height is commonly 1800mm, 2100mm or up to 2400mm.
The lower panels may also have a sliding panel.
Here is a PDF of the Standard Sizes for Sliding Windows.