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Sash Window Fittings and Hardware

A sash window screw is a simple device for locking windows. It may be used as a deterrent to burglars, or as a safety measure for upper-floor windows where there are children in the house. There are three parts to … Continue reading

06. July 2011 by admin
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Window Repair: Sticking or Warped Windows

There is very little that can be done to ease a warped window except by easing a few shavings where undue pressure is apparent. In many cases a window that sticks or jams is due to too many thicknesses of … Continue reading

06. July 2011 by admin
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Sash Windows: Replacing a Sash Cord

A frayed sash-cord is dangerous; it creates the danger of sudden snapping which could lead to a nasty accident. Sash-cords should be inspected regularly and replaced immediately any signs of undue wear become apparent. To test a sash-cord for wear, … Continue reading

06. July 2011 by admin
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