How do you release a window restrictor?
The window has an automatic safety restrictor which restricts the initial opening to about 100mm (until it is released). The safety restrictor, on the left-hand side of the window, is released by pushing the button marked 'PRESS' until it passes the two stops in the aluminium channel.
How do you stop a window from opening all the way?
To keep the window from sliding, drive a screw horizontally through the track. Several companies make locks for sliding windows. For this lock, a stop slips over the window track. Turn the lever one way to lock the window, and turn it the other way to allow it to slide.
How do you put a lock on a window?
Window restrictors are not legally required by landlords – however, it is advisable to install them on windows above the ground floor – especially when renting to families with young children and students.