Securing partially open casement window

dzd9fyJuly 29, 2012

What are some of the options on securing a casement window in the partial open position [maybe 2-4"]to allow ventilation? Thanks!

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eastbay10

Is this for windows you already have (after market devices) or windows you are looking to purchase?

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 4:59PM
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dekeoboe

If new windows, consider tilt and turn windows.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 7:56PM
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millworkman

They make what are called "sash limiters" which do just what your looking for. They use them all the time commercially i schools and apartment buildings.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 9:20PM
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dzd9fy

This would be for windows that we already have.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2012 at 11:53PM
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millworkman

They can still be gotten and retrofitted onto your window. It would make it easier if you knew the brand of window but most casement operators are made by a company called Truth Hardware so a good window hardware supplier should be able to get you what you need.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 9:22AM
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eastbay10

Check with the manufacturer of your windows. I am sure they have something like millworkman mentioned called a sash limiter. It is code in some states to prevent small children from falling out windows.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 9:41AM
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toddinmn

You can also search for "anti-fall device".

    Bookmark   July 31, 2012 at 11:57PM
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