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Operating Instructions

Casement and Awning Windows

Casement and Awning Windows

  • To close window, turn handle  
  • Turn handle, JUST until you feel resistance on handle
    DO NOT FORCE HANDLE (sash should just meet frame)
     
  • Push down on lock(s) allowing the lock(s) to pull the sash in tightly to the frame
     
  • Forcing the handle will damage the gears in the operating hardware
     
  • Be sure the locks are in the open position before turning the handle to open
     
  • For multipoint locking, simply push down on the single lever into the locked position

window locking handle

Single Sliders and Double Sliders

Single Sliders and Double Sliders

  • Keep tracks clean of dirt and debris
     
  • Check rollers by lifting out sash (single sliders) or by tilting sash (double slider)
     
  • Before tilting sash of double slider, be sure to slide sash a minimum of 1 inch (2.5 cm) 
    past the side frames. This will prevent damage of the frame
     
  • Check the exterior drainage holes to be sure they are clear of dirt and debris

slider window operation

Single Hung and Double Hung

Single Hung and Double Hung

  • Keep bottom sill clean
     
  • Raise sash a minimum of 1 inch (2.5 cm) past the bottom edge of the window before tilting inward for cleaning. This will prevent damage of the frame
     
  • Check the exterior drainage holes to be sure they are clear of dirt and debris

hung window operation

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