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There are various methods for opening and locking windows, depending on the style, age and function of the window.
Here are a few examples of the more common types.
The most common type of locking handle in use today is the Espag window handle used on all types of modern UPVC windows. This type of handle comes in various styles and colours. When ordering you have to decide on straight, left or right side handles.
The wooden window can be secured with a stay, casement window latch or Cockspur type handle.
Cockspur UPVC window handles are used in the older style double glazed window and come in various styles, colours and sizes. We are still able to supply and fit this older type of handle.
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Tilt and turn handles are used in modern types of windows that allow you to tilt the window in or turn it fully open inwards these offer greater ventilation and make it easier to clean the outside of the window, although this makes the locking mechanism a bit more complicated but the lock can still be repaired or replaced in most cases.