February 2019

  1. Mila Offset Window Lock Mechanisms - Used in 1980's & 1990's Upvc Windows

    Mila Offset Window Lock Mechanisms - Used in 1980's & 1990's Upvc Windows
    Mila offset window lock mechanisms were widely used in the early days of Upvc windows, throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s. The offset gearbox was made to use the existing bead leg chamber in Upvc window openers to allow for a window gearbox, rather than the once used cockspur window handles, which were not as secure. The gearbox was made as...
  2. Old Style Maco 5STK Upvc Door Lock

    Old Style Maco 5STK Upvc Door Lock
    The old style Maco door lock 5STK upvc door gearbox was one of the most common door locks made for the Upvc industry in 1990's and early 2000's, but is now obsolete. However the gearbox is still available and usually restored to the full lock mechanism to full working order. This gearbox is easily identifiable by viewing the unique latch...
  3. Window Handle That Allows Blinds To Clear

    Window Handle That Allows Blinds To Clear
    A common issue found by many clients when installing new blinds, for example in the bathroom, is they hit the window handle, preventing the blind from hanging correctly. Our purpose made window handles are only 28mm high, rather than the more common 55mm to 60mm deep window handles. This should allow blinds to clear without issue. For this week only...
  4. Replace Most Old Upvc Door Handles

    Replace Most Old Upvc Door Handles
    A question we often get asked via email is "can i replace a 70mm pz handle on my old Upvc door?" The answer is yes! - our Sprung Door Handle with a 180mm Screw Fix and a 70mm pz is ideal to replace most old Upvc Door handles. The handle comes even comes with spring cassettes so that the handle leavers...

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