Broken Casement lock, window locked shut


Old 01-02-20, 08:05 AM
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Broken Casement lock, window locked shut

The locking mechanism on a brand new PGT casement window snapped when locking the window. Thus could not crank out the glass to replace the locking handle. Read a previous thread, using a straight edge, insert between the glass and frame and tap down with hammer.
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Old 01-02-20, 10:02 AM
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A wood ruler is pretty thick.
I would try a putty knife.
Old 01-02-20, 03:04 PM
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keep trying! Maybe with something thinner like a thin putty knife or dinner knife... and I think your ruler might be a little high. Open another window and look where you should be inserting it.

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