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Side sliding windows

Posted by cat_ky (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 20, 11 at 16:21

I am in the process of painting my bathroom side sliding wood window. (circa 1968). I have 3 more of these to do in a couple other rooms. The windows do all open and are in very good condition, but, they are starting to stick on the metal track. Does anyone have a suggestion of what to put on the metal track, to make the windows slide easier. I looked online, and one place said to use candle wax. Another place said, not to use candle wax, because it freezes in the winter, but to use bar soap, because the oils in the bar soap, do not freeze, so I am uncertain, what to do.

Thanks

Cat


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RE: Side sliding windows

What is the window made of..? i.e. wood, metal, etc?


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RE: Side sliding windows

Window is wood, but has metal tracks to slide in.


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RE: Side sliding windows

Soap is cheap lubricant in this case.


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RE: Side sliding windows

Thanks.


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