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Old 10-29-2007, 08:04 AM   #1
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Windows not locking

Good morning.

I was doing some cleaning around the house the other day and noticed that the 2 front windows of my home do not lock . They are ground level so this is a big problem, in my opinion.

A couple of things:
1) the house was a spec house that we bought 2 1/2 years ago.
2) some of the work seems to be kind of shoddy--actually reported them already to the Better Business Bureau for water problems.
3) when we did the walk through a long time ago, we actually did not check each window to make sure that it locked (our fault).
4) when I slide the lock over the window, I can still open the window very easily--or without any tension.

My question is--is there a homemade way to lock the windows with a screw or nail? I have also have seen some water marks inside the window (around the window frame) maybe from water blowing in from the outside?

Thanks in advance.


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Old 10-29-2007, 03:31 PM   #2
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Check out your warranty on the windows first thing. You should be covered by the manufacturer. If they are sliding well then it sounds like a problem with the lock itself.


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