Steven L. Smith, Bellingham, WA Home Inspector (King of the House)

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Window Window On The Wall

One component at new houses that is sometimes "iffy" is the mechanical operation of new vinyl windows. On many occasions, I have found that the windows do not track properly. They stick or do not latch or, somewhere along the way, they bind.

 

This is usually not a big deal with new windows, appropriate adjustments can be made, but it sure is a good thing to discover this problem in advance so the builder can deal with the "fiddling factor" instead of clients who usually know nothing about windows and window installation.

Thanks for stopping by,

Steven L. Smith

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Comment balloon 7 commentsSteven L. Smith • July 30 2010 11:31PM
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