|Sash window fittings||Casement and fanlight window fittings|
Locksmith's tips for Window hardware
Get the position of all fittings correct before starting to fit and drill pilot holes for all screws to prevent damaging the screw head or snapping them
Some fittings are designed for windows with rubber seals
Tighten up hinge screws to pull windows up before fitting handles on casement windows
Make sure sash windows close properly before fitting catches — there is usually a build up of paint that may need removing.
If your sash windows stick try rubbing a candle on the surfaces where the window slides
Window stays come in three lengths but be aware that the shorter the arm the smaller the opening