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hamsavali

07:28PM | 08/27/05
Member Since: 08/26/05
2 lifetime posts
Bvwindows
I have newly replaced windows, however they do not open! Any advice on how to make them open would be greatly apprciated.

Oberon

01:31PM | 08/30/05
Member Since: 05/13/05
40 lifetime posts
Have you talked with the people that you bought them from?

hamsavali

05:24PM | 08/30/05
Member Since: 08/26/05
2 lifetime posts
I just bought the house and the previous owners do not remember who replaced the windows.

They have moulding strips around the pane and I am hoping to simply install hardware to make the windows open.

I would prefer not to replace the entire window with a movable assembly since these are new and well insulated. Is this possible?


Lollygagger

11:33PM | 08/31/05
Member Since: 07/01/05
91 lifetime posts
The short answer is NO.

The amount of labor involved versus the quality of the finished product leads me to recommend replacing the ones you want to open.


Oberon

04:03PM | 09/01/05
Member Since: 05/13/05
40 lifetime posts
My mistake, I misunderstood the original question. I thought you meant that you bought new windows (operators) and they weren't working correctly.

You have fixed windows that you want to convert. In that case, I agree 100% with Lollygagger that that is not something you want to do.
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