dropped windows

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by johno4381, 9 Dec 2005.

This topic originated from the How to page called Double glazing.

  1. johno4381

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    i have just bought a house and have noticed that most of the upvc windows have dropped and although they shut and lock there is a gap at the top, is there a fix for this or do i need new windows???
     
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    If they have dropped, I'm amazed they still close and lock. You should be able to adjust the hinges to raise them up - it's hard to advise without knowing the profiles and mechanism used.
     
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    Are they side hung or top hung ?

    If side hung probably need toe & heeling

    If top hung lift up on hinges

    Picture would be useful


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