Curved PVC window handle (right) Chrome | ProLinea Offset Cranked Espagnolette
In Ireland, most uPVC window handles are interchangeable as long as the screw centres are 43mm, the differences in handles vary in design but most will fit, however some newer Munster joinery and profiles from outside Ireland or the UK have a longer backplate. The alternative for the longer backplate handles is the Fab and Fix 70mm backplate window handle, it can be found HERE, make sure to measure the screw centres and length of the backplate before ordering. The newer Munster Joinery handles are the Prestige window handle is HERE and the passive PVC and alu clad window handles and can be found HERE. There are several reasons why you will need to replace your window handle, for instance, if the hinges are damaged or corroded they will become sticky and the window can jam, causing strain on the window handle when pulling excessively to close the window. It is common that when you have to replace your uPVC window handle that you may have to replace the window hinges at the same time. Suitable for older Munster Joinery and most uPVC casement window profiles that have 43mm screw centres
- 43mm between fixing points
- Spindle length: 30mm sold as standard(with a 7mm diameter)
- Satin Silver
There are several reasons why you will need to replace your window handle, for instance, if the hinges are damaged or corroded they will become sticky and the window can jam, causing strain on the window handle when pulling excessively to close the window. Its common that when you have to replace your uPVC window handle that you have to replace the window hinge at the same time.
We have identified a few other causes for replacing broken uPVC window handles, for example:
- When the mechanism is jammed, often the handle can be put under pressure and the home owner can wring the handle.
- The handle can break due to good old fashioned wear and tear and lack of maintenance.
These are curved handles and so will work on left or right-handed windows. Click here to see our inline handles. This replacement handle will fit most PVC casement windows, however, some modern alu clad aluminium windows and the passive PVC window handles are very different and these handles will not fit properly not look as good as the prestige and passive window handles, the Alu Clad handle can be found HERE and the Prestige casement window handle can be found HERE. When you are replacing your window handles it is advisable to have a look at your window hinges to ensure they’re not damaged or stiff and replace them at the same time. it is also advisable to have a look at your draft seals to ensure that no draughts are coming in your windows you might decide to replace your draught seals also and give the whole window a revamp.
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