How to Properly Install Window Handles

July 23,2022

In the process of using the window, it is generally necessary to use the handle, so it must be installed. How to install the window handle correctly? let's discuss it together.


Window Handles


How to properly install window handles


  1. Drill a hole in the narrow edge of the window - at the height you want to place the window handle. This hole will be for the latch that keeps the window closed.


  1. Position and hold the latch on the hole of the window. When you line up, you should be able to see the hole through the latch plate.


  1. Use a pencil to wrap around the shape of the board on the window.


  1. Remove the latch plate and use a hammer and chisel to remove the wood in the marked area. Make sure it's as deep as the thickness of the latch plate. Once done, the board should be flush with the edge of the window.


  1. Use the drill bit to drill the hole, the window will place the window handle. Drill all the way to the other side of the window.


  1. Reposition the latch plate and mark the two screw holes with a pencil. Drill the smart hole and insert the latch, then screw in the latch plate.


  1. The window handle has two halves, usually connected together with two long screws. Insert the window handles into the sides of the window, making sure to line up the screw holes and center locking mechanism latches, which should fit the window handles on the inside.


  1. Finally, install the window panel on the window frame. Lock the window on the window and lock it. Use a pencil to trace the striker board and chisel out the wood on the window frame. Use a drill to make a hole in the middle where the latch goes in. Screw in the striker plate, then opens and close the windows to check that everything is in order.