autolock push-button locking handles fitted to your new
PVC-U windows are designed to be easy to use, durable
and secure. To open, simply press the button, turn the
handle through 90 degrees and push the window open to
the desired angle. To close, pull the window shut and
turn the handle back to its orginal position – it will
steel friction hinges mean that the opened window
remains in the position you require.
All your new PVC-U
windows feature what’s called an espagnolette locking
system. This secure mechanism allows you to leave the
window slightly ajar, yet locked. To set the night
position, open the window as above, to a gap of around
15mm and gently turn the handle back to the locked
position – if you feel any resistance through the
handle, move the window slightly open or shut until the
handle moves easily. And the lock is engaged. This will
mean the mushroom headed locking rollers are firmly
positioned in their respective frame mounted slots.
As with all good quality PVC-U windows, yours are fitted
with trickle ventilators at the top of the frame.
Given the high standards of insulation to which new
houses are built, it’s essential to allow some movement
of air to avoid to any problems of condensation build
up. You have complete control of this air circulation.
Open and close the ventilator by pushing the finger
recess to the right or left. The deflector can be tilted
to direct air in the desired direction.