Windows are made from a variety of products and each material and type of window requires a different procedure.
Now that summer is here, let’s get you started on your job list. With
higher temperatures you will be opening windows to let in fresh air,
so let’s start by looking at what maintenance your windows need.
and aluminium – and each material and type of window requires a
and close smoothly. If they are sticking don’t apply too much pressure
to get them open. Look where the hinges or opening mechanisms
are and apply pressure on these points – don’t just push in the
moving parts. Give it some time to soak in and then try again, and
repeat until the window is opening and closing smoothly.
off all dirt and muck from the moving parts and then apply a little
When a window is in the open position it should not droop, so
check all screws are properly secured and not pulling out.
is starting to rot. Small cracks will let in water once winter arrives,
so fill them now before the cracks get bigger, causing further problems.