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by themoffster
Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Ironmongery and Locks Forum
Topic: Internal door lock piece broken
Replies: 4
Views: 4395

Re: Internal door lock piece broken

The second picture you posted - see that wee screw that's poking out it at the top right? That's what holds the part you turn onto the metal bar. Just place the part you hold onto the metal bar and grab an Allen key, stick it in the wee screw and turn to tighten. It's a really, really easy job - you...
by themoffster
Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Ironmongery and Locks Forum
Topic: How To Remove And Replace A Door Handle
Replies: 4
Views: 5949

Re: How To Remove And Replace A Door Handle

That will just be a single square metal rod running through the door from side to side. One side will be in the round handle on one side and the same on the other. Just unscrew the 4 screws on the round handle then pull the handle back off - you'll see a square metal rod. Rinse and repeat for the ot...
by themoffster
Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:31 pm
Forum: Glazing and Double Glazing Forum
Topic: Stuck upvc Window - How do I Open to Replace Mechanism?
Replies: 2
Views: 26877

Re: Stuck upvc Window - How do I Open to Replace Mechanism?

welsh brickie wrote:once you remove the glass the pvc moves sufficiently enough to lift the window open

Thank you. After deglazing it was very easy
by themoffster
Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Glazing and Double Glazing Forum
Topic: Stuck upvc Window - How do I Open to Replace Mechanism?
Replies: 2
Views: 26877

Stuck upvc Window - How do I Open to Replace Mechanism?

I don't know what happened to the other post i made about this - i think it might not have worked as i did it on my phone.... Anyway, I have a upvc window which has shoot bolts at the top and bottom, a lock in the middle and espags an inch or so from the shoot bolts at both ends. My window is locked...
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