Whilst UPVC windows require very
little maintenance, occasional cleaning of the frames with
warm, soapy water or a mild non-abrasive cleaner on a
quarterly basis will keep them looking good for years to come.
Any stubborn marks can be removed with a cream cleaner, but be
sure to rinse afterwards with water.
The espagnolette locking system will work
at its best if the moving rollers are lubricated once a year
with a light household oil, WD40 or similar.
Similarly the locking slots in the window
frame can be lightly greased to ensure years of smooth
There is no maintenance required for the
friction hinges. however they are adjustable. The settings at
which our windows are supplied is usually right for all normal
conditions, but if you wish to make the opening easier,
partially unscrew the adjuster which is located in the centre
of the moving nylon plate in the frame runner.
Equally if when the window is open it is
subject to strong winds simply tighten the same screw slightly
to stop the window from moving.