Window handle replacement
Handles on plastic windows: types and replacement rules
By installing metal-plastic double-glazed windows in the house, many users hope that they will last a long time. This option is only possible provided that expensive and high-quality structures are installed.
If in the house there are packages of medium or low quality, you should not expect anything good, because sooner or later it will be necessary replacing the handle on a plastic window.
Of course, if you properly care for the design, repair work can be delayed.
If you are faced with the question of how it is made plastic window handle replacement, We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the basic rules of this process.
Types of Accessories
Before disassembling the old part to a new one, you need to choose the same model. In fact, the modern market offers a large number of models of components.
The material from which the parts are made is plastic, metal.
Models of the first type are cheaper. Perhaps this is all their advantages, since such components are rather flimsy and brittle, they quickly lose their color and are characterized by low performance.
Metal parts, of course, are more expensive, but they will last longer.
As for functionality, here you can meet several characteristics:
- Narrow models are usually mounted on balcony doors and partitions. With their help, it is possible to open the wings both from the inside and outside.
- The asymmetric model is made of metal. Its width is 12 cm. Universality is characteristic for such details. Replacing the window handle plan is carried out on partitions and balcony doors.
- The key model is made only of metal. Such details are popular in homes where there are small children.
The main requirement for details is quality. Remember to buy replacement items should only be in trusted retail outlets. The seller must have documents that indicate the quality of the products offered.
Rules for mounting parts
Is carried out window handle replacement only after you make sure that it does not differ in design parameters from the old part.
Before mounting, lift the pad over the base of the part and rotate it 90 degrees. Then, using a curly screwdriver, unscrew the screws and fastenings of the damaged element. Remove the old part and install a new one in its place.
Please note: the position of the new part must be fully consistent with the location of the broken element.
After you double-check everything, twist the part. For this, fixing screws are required. After that, install the pad.
Note that if you are not sure that you can perform the installation yourself, it is better to call a qualified window service wizard in advance, who will quickly and efficiently perform all the work.