Hardware plays a key role in window security and durability. A quality hardware holds the sash tightly to the frame to provide good sealing and ease your worry of sash falling down. Among all the brand, homeowners prefer Germany hardware more than others.

 The Component Of Window Hardware

In general, window hardware usually means those parts that are used to open and close your windows. They include but not limit: handle, lock cylinder, locking mechanism, hinges, friction stay, etc. According different window type, they might have other names, like crank in casement is its window handle. 

The Impact Of Quality Hardware

The most important impact of hardware is security, which means the sash should be close to the window frame when locked and there should be less likely to open the windows form outside. Windows with bad quality hardware, the sash might fall down when encounters with strong windy or stormy days. News has reported many horrible situations. On the other side, bad hardware is easy to allow the thefts to let in through the windows.

The other impact of hardware is to decorate the windows. For instance, concealed hinges add more aesthetics than regular hinges. And handle with invisible escutcheons look better than general handles.

Various Hardware Brand

There are various hardware brand on the market, made from different suppliers. Brand like TRUTH is for crank casement, SIEGENIA/ ROTO is for tilt turn windows, SOBINCO for slim frame windows, sliding windows usually go with local brand, etc.

Why Do Homeowners Prefer Germany Hardware?

The quality of hardware is crucial. The reason why homeowners prefer Germany hardware is Germany hardware is known for excellent quality, like SIEGENIA and ROTO brand. The Multi-Point Locks have fewer components, with each component capable of sustaining 400 lbs for high security and longevity. The friction stay is rated for more than 400,000 cycles. To put this in perspective, a window that is opened and closed 10 times a day should last at least 100 years before failure. Concealed hinges provide excellent strength and durability without sacrificing aesthetics.

Choosing proper hardware brand for windows isn’t easy job for homeowners, as this might be your first time to know more about window hardware. Doorwin Windows, with rich experience providing quality windows and doors, we are here and ready to help. Contact us at support@doorwingroup.com or visit our site at https://www.doorwingroup.com/.  

 

 

April 23, 2020 — DOORWINGROUP