Windows are often seen as the weakest point of your home and the structure through which thieves and burglars are most likely to enter. Glass, after all, is easier to break through than layers of cinder blocks and siding. When you choose sliding windows for your home, it's especially likely that you're worried about security. Some Cincinnati home owners worry that someone could slide the window open from the outside and gain access to the home. But while sliding windows are somewhat more break-in prone than other window styles, there are ways to work around this. Keep these considerations about sliding windows and security in mind as you make your window replacement decision.