multipoint on pella doors
hi - I installed pella doors a couple of years ago and I'm happy with them, but I have always thought that the locks were strange. As much as I like the nice fit of the multipoint set-up I am really not happy about the method. If I just turn the thumb-screw, the handle will not lock at all. The only method that I know of to lock these doors is to first make sure that the thumb-screw is in the un-lock position, pull the handle all of the way up to engage the multipoint system and then lock the thumb-screw.
I would have thought that there would be a half-way lock by just turning the thumb-screw so that the handle would not turn. I'm used to it, but I feel like anyone staying at my place needs an instruction manual to learn to use the locks. Just curious if anyone else feels this way or if I missed something about how these are supposed to work. Comments appreciated!