When selecting windows for replacement or upgrades, there is no shortage of different types to choose from. Sliding windows are an option that adds modern style and ease-of-use to any home.

Here is a brief overview of this window design and the benefits it offers.


When considering replacement window ideas, sliding windows should definitely be considered. These windows make use of a rail system to allow two (or three) frames to slide past each other when the window is opened.

This design is a striking and easy-to-care-for window option for any type of home. Sliding window sizes, designs, colors, and materials are also highly customizable.  


  • Affordability: because there is a wide selection of designs and materials available, sliding windows can fit nearly any home budget and design preference.
  • Energy Efficient: many window panes are made from double pane glass that helps reduce heating and cooling costs by better resisting outside temperatures. Other features, such as Low-emissive (Low-E) glass, reflect the summer heat and help keep the home cool.
  • Variety of Features: sliding windows come in a wide assortment of colors and materials such as aluminum, vinyl, and wood. This assortment of options allows homeowners to customize their windows to fit their home design, installation budget, and needs.   
  • Ventilation and View: with their design, a sliding window offers a much larger area for ventilation when opened compared to other designs, along with the added benefit of a better view.


When looking to install replacement windows, there is no shortage of home window replacement companies in the greater Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale area. However, none are as devoted to installation quality as we are. At Elite Windows & Doors, our experienced staff follows a three-step process to ensure windows are installed to homeowner satisfaction the first time. This greatly reduces the need for follow up repairs or adjustments.

At Elite Windows & Doors, we carry windows from the top manufacturers in the market today. With brands such as Windsor Windows, Milgard Windows, IWC, and MI Windows, we’re sure to carry the exact type of window you need. Contact us today to learn more and see why you should choose us as your window replacement company.