Kinco Window - How To Fix A Window That Doesn't Stay Up! - Windows and Doors - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Windows and Doors


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-28-2013, 09:43 PM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 33
Rewards Points: 34

Kinco Window - How to fix a window that doesn't stay up!

Basically, the plastic piece(hinge) that holds the window up is broken and neither Home Depot or Lowe's were able to provide any tips on how to fix it.

The pics shows the plastic pieces that were broken on the left corner and the right corner and also a pic of what it would look like if it wasn't broken..

This is a Non Tilt 1/2" Channel Balance window made by Kinco and am not able to find any video's online.

Appreciate any pointers or suggestions..
Attached Thumbnails
Kinco Window - How to fix a window that doesn't stay up!-unbroken_plastic.jpg   Kinco Window - How to fix a window that doesn't stay up!-window_left.jpg   Kinco Window - How to fix a window that doesn't stay up!-window_right.jpg  


Last edited by tampaite; 04-28-2013 at 09:51 PM.
tampaite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2013, 07:12 AM   #2
Exterior Construction
Windows on Wash's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Washington DC Metro Area (VA, MD, DC)
Posts: 13,080
Rewards Points: 5,056

Disassemble a unit that has one intact. Take good pictures of it and the dimensions on it.

Have them ready to email off to the parts supplier and call Blaine Hardware. They have helped several of my past clients repair windows that they did not want to replace.

Great company.


Windows on Wash is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Windows on Wash For This Useful Post:
HomeSealed (04-29-2013), rossfingal (04-29-2013)
Old 04-29-2013, 01:51 PM   #3
Home Performance
HomeSealed's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Milwaukee,WI
Posts: 1,529
Rewards Points: 692

+1. Blaine would be my first point of contact assuming that you don't know the manufacturer .
Replacement Windows, doors, siding, roofing, insulation, and BPI certified energy consulting, Building Analyst 5051322
Replacement Windows Milwaukee
HomeSealed is offline   Reply With Quote

broken , kinco , plastic piece , window

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
General window install questions miamicuse Windows and Doors 9 04-23-2013 08:05 PM
how to deal with a window in a shower MLMIB Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 9 09-12-2012 08:41 AM
brick wall window -- replacement review amakarevic Building & Construction 3 01-24-2012 01:48 PM
Defog window recap greenmax General DIY Discussions 4 05-07-2010 05:00 PM
How to 'finish' outside of replacement window? KatieAK Building & Construction 9 04-02-2010 06:37 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1