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My window is too stiff or too loose when opening

My window is too stiff or too loose when opening


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Window too stiff or too loose

My window is too stiff or too loose when opening

Opening and closing your window can become such an ordinary everyday capability, but when it is no longer simple and easy it can become very stressful and frustrating. Luckily there is an extremely easy fix, with only a few minutes of your time and a handy screwdriver your window can be perfectly useable again. Just follow our simple step by step video or our photo step by step below it.


Tools you will needDuration
Screwdriver5 minutes

Simple 5 step process

Follow the simple steps below to fix your window.

Step 1

Step 1

First, you will need to open up your window till you can see and access your windows hinges.

Step 2

Then you will need to locate your friction screw on your hinge.

Step 2
Step 3

Step 3

Once located with your screwdriver tighten the friction hinge very slightly make sure to the same amount of adjustment on the opposite hinge it doesn’t have to be exact.

Step 4

Begin to test the adjustment by pushing the window out and in.

Step 4
Step 5

Step 5

Depending on your preferred outcome keep loosening and tightening until it’s easier to use.

**If the window becomes too stiff or too loose DO NOT worry, just twist the friction screw the opposite way and it will loosen or tighten back up again.