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  1. Window Handles - Typical Questions

    Window Handles - Typical Questions

    To help you get underway as quickly as possible, and before embarking on the purchasing process, why not review some typical questions from customers. Here we display those typical questions, so just click on the links to be taken to the answers. The subject of 'window handles' can be quite complicated to grasp. Just take […]

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  2. Espagnolette Window Handles aka Espag Handles - FAQ

    Espagnolette Window Handles aka Espag Handles - FAQ

    How do I know if I have espagnolette window handles?  Espagnolette window handles are found on most uPVC or double glazed windows where the handle turns a series of locks around the perimeter of the window. Inside the window is a small gearbox that connects with a 7mm square spindle from the back of the […]

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  3. Cockspur Handles - FAQ's

    Cockspur Handles - FAQ's

    What is a cockspur handle?  A cockspur handle can be found on the older uPVC or aluminium double glazed windows where the handle turns onto a wedge shaped block to close the window (not to be confused with timber window handles where the nose of the handle closes into a block - see the window latches section in that […]

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  4. Window Latches For Timber Windows - FAQ's

    Window Latches For Timber Windows - FAQ's

    I have John Carr handles but can't get them any more, what will replace them? There are a number of different John Carr window latches but unfortunately the handles are no longer available. To replace them is still possible and generally involves trying to position the catch onto the frame where thin or rounded corners […]

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  5. 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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  6. Window Locks - FAQ's

    Window Locks - FAQ's

    Can I add extra locks to my window for more security? Generally speaking you can add extra locks to most windows but it will depend on the frame material and type as to which fits your window the best. I have a few vulnerable upvc windows and I'm going on holiday so what can I […]

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  7. Tilt and Turn Window Handle Broken? Find out More Here

    Tilt and Turn Window Handle Broken? Find out More Here

    What is a tilt and turn window handle?  Tilt and turn window handles are found on the dual-action double glazed windows where the window tilts in and also opens inside the room. The handle turns a series of locks around the perimeter of the window. Inside the window is a small gearbox that connects with the spindle […]

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  8. Cadenza Window Handles - FAQ's

    Cadenza Window Handles - FAQ's

    What is a Cadenza window handle? Cadenza window handles are easily identifiable via a protruding blade from the back of the handle. If you don't have a blade attachment then review other types of window handles first. The blade is engaged into a slot in the window which in turn pierces into the lock assembly. […]

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  9. Sash Window Locks - FAQ's

    Sash Window Locks - FAQ's

    What is a sash window lock? Any lock fixed to a vertical sliding sash window whether made from uPVC, timber or aluminium will use a sash window lock. They can be fixed as pairs or single locks depending on the size of the window. Many people refer to the sash lock on older timber sash […]

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  10. 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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