The type of window and the installation method used depends on the problem that is being overcome and the construction characteristics of the house. The following problem areas are presented and explained to help you understand the various directions your new window installations might take.
WINDOWS & DOORS
Securing windows against burglary is every bit as important as doorways. Your windows are just as vulnerable as your normal doorways. Consider this question - if you locked yourself out of your house, would you be able to get in through a window?
By the simple fact that dual-pane glass has 2 pieces of glass instead of 1 you have more safety. In addition, there are different types of glass that you can install that makes it harder to bust the glass. In order of increased security they are
Screens and ventilating locks are not designed for and should never be relied upon for security.
NOT ALL WINDOW STYLES HAVE VENTILATING LOCKS.
Security in patio doors can be improved in two areas