Stuck windows are a common household nuisance, but that doesn’t mean you should just have to put up with them. If your windows are stuck, it’s time to contact your window contractor for a solution.
In the meantime, here are some things you can try to solve the problem yourself:
Some homeowners forget that windows can be painted shut. If you believe that paint is the cause of your stubborn windows, you can easily solve the issue by using a knife. Run it between the frames and work around the corners.
Grit, dust and other debris may have built up on the hinges of your windows. This might jam your window to the frame, which makes opening and closing it difficult. You can loosen up the hinges by spraying grease or oil on the area.
Worn Down Spindle
Your window lock mechanism may be causing the issue. Check out if your spindles are working. You can use a new handle on the broken window and see if it solves the problem. If not, you might need to talk to a professional.
If none of these suggestions work, contact a professional such as Renewal by Andersen of Cape Cod. You can get effective solutions from a trusted window company like us. We will inspect your windows for free. If you want to inquire more about our services, call (508) 205-1200. We serve homeowners in Cape Cod.