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Bottom part of double hung window keeps opening...

Posted by blondelle (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 1, 11 at 22:15

We have old double hung windows and one of them even after being firmly closed, opens by itself about an 1" or so from the sill. The lock no longer works. Any way to stop it from doing that, or do I just need to get a draft blocker? Thanks!

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RE: Bottom part of double hung window keeps opening...

Do you know what type of balance system you have?

Can you replace the lock?

Here are some hardware manufacturers:

RE: Bottom part of double hung window keeps opening...

Your house is haunted!
Seriously, I think you have weight balance pockets that sometimes move around on their own, lifting the window.
Just a guess. But a window lock will probably work.

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