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    Gap in my window letting heat out

    Window Specialists

    Hi all, Just wondering if you could advise me on a gap in my window where the hinge is. I have a brown uPVC window but it seems to be
    letting in a draught. If you sit at the right angle you can see daylight coming through. This is the space between the window opening and the frame,
    is this something that can be tightened and re-aligned or does the window opening need replacing? Thanks in advance.

    Asked by Greg on 31st Mar 2020
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    Lcc Construction

    "You’ll need an Alan key to adjust the window frame to pull it back in. You can do this by removing the plastic caps on the top or under side of the hinges."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    A Class of Glass

    "The window can be realigned or you might need some new friction stays."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    HP BUILDING & GARDEN DESIGN

    "There’s no compression on the opener if it is a opener. You can adjust this to suit using an allen key"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    DK Roofing & Home improvements

    "You can adjust it with a Allen key hope this helps

    You can find useful videos on Facebook"

    Answered on 18th Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    JP house & glazing

    "You may need new hinges, this will pull the sash In tighter."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    MB frames

    "It sounds very much like you could need new hinges. This should bring the window sash back tighter against the frame. If you need any help with this please get in touch.
    Mark.
    MB Frames"

    Answered on 9th Apr 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Gary William

    "The sash, the opening section of the window, can be re-aligned by replacing the hinges and also possibly the seals on the frame can be replaced. Failing this, the window may need replacing."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Mp pvc

    "It seems that the hinge could be broken, it will need replacing."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    CGR Glazing & Roofing

    "hello mate
    the keeps on the jamb can be adjusted slightly on the actual opener theres a small 4mm hole on the bit that moves up and down this rotates in an oval shape so half a turn should bring the sash closer to the frame
    hope this helps"

    Answered on 30th May 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Double Glazing Repair Specialist

    "It’s depends which side the gap is. If the gap coming from hinge side you must replace new hinge if the gap coming from the other side you need to adjust sash by glass."

    Answered on 6th Apr 2020 - Member since Dec 2018 - report

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