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  1. Window Safety Restrictors - FAQ's

    Window Safety Restrictors - FAQ's

    Will your range of window safety restrictors fit all windows? Not all of them. The casement windows (normal outward opening windows) must have friction hinges like the ones found typically on uPVC double glazed windows. These window safety restrictors are generally, but not always, fitted inline with the hinges on both sides of the window. […]

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  2. Single Axis Door Hinges - FAQ's

    Single Axis Door Hinges - FAQ's

    Are your door hinges sold in pairs? Yes, all door hinges are sold in pairs for one door. Will I receive fixing screws when I buy a door hinge? Yes, all hinges are dispatched with screw fixings. Am I able to purchase hinges that are CE marked from Handlestore.com? Yes, our H13 door hinge is CE marked. […]

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  3. Window Stays - FAQ's

    Window Stays - FAQ's

    Can I lock the window open? You are able to lock some of the casement stays in an open position but only those classed as peg stays. Peg stays are the ones with holes in and the pins fit through the holes. In this case you can use Window Stay Locks by substituting a peg […]

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  4. Double Glazing Spares - FAQ's

    Double Glazing Spares - FAQ's

    I can't find specific parts for my double glazing on your website? If you have used the Search tool at the top of the website and checked the website menu then use our Contact page to get in touch and we'll help you find it. If we don't have it we will try and point […]

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  5. Replacing uPVC Window Hinges - FAQ's

    Replacing uPVC Window Hinges - FAQ's

    What is a standard hinge? This is the most common hinge that simply opens your window. Most standard hinges are known as easy clean and this relates to the action of the hinge i.e. the opener comes across the window creating a gap that allows you to reach the outside of the window. The hinges […]

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  6. UPVC Restrictor Hinges - FAQ's

    UPVC Restrictor Hinges - FAQ's

    Can I fit restricted hinges in place of a standard hinge? Yes you can provided that the track width is 18mm wide and the length of hinge is available. Please note that side hung window hinges have one restrictor on the bottom hinge and top hung windows have restricted hinges on each side of the […]

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  7. Slimline Window Hinges - FAQ's

    Slimline Window Hinges - FAQ's

    What is a slimline window hinge? These hinges are narrower than the standard hinges you find on most double glazed windows. The overall width of the track is only 15mm as opposed to the 18mm size you get with standard hinges. Can I use the standard hinge as a replacement? You might be able to […]

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  8. UPVC Egress Fire Escape Hinges - FAQ's

    UPVC Egress Fire Escape Hinges - FAQ's

    Can I fit fire-escape hinges in place of a standard hinge? Yes you can provided that the track width in the fixed frame is 18mm wide (that's the outer size not inner) and the length of hinge is available. They will only fit side hung windows, for example where the hinges are fitted top and […]

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  9. UPVC Door Restrictors - FAQ's

    UPVC Door Restrictors - FAQ's

    Where are these restrictors used? They are most suitable for upvc conservatory doors. These restrictors need a channel groove to locate within so they can be positioned to operate correctly (most uPVC or double glazed doors with multi-point locks generally have this feature). They can also be used on upvc front and back doors and can […]

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