Window is an opening in a wall or on the roof that allow light, sound, air or heat on a house or a vehicle which may either covered by metal, wood or glass while. While door is a piece of wood, metal ,plastic or glass movable on one side that is used in closing or opening an entrance in a building ,vehicle ,cupboard or a room.
Doors are vital structures as they secure room from access if unwanted apart from blocking noises away from while windows give extra aeration to the house or vehicle.
There are many types of windows regarding to their purpose, position or how they open in the place they’ve been put. Side light are widows beside door, transom is a widow above a door, clerestory is set on the roof structure while pivot is hung on one side.
As most of these doors and window are from wood, metal or glass they need a regular check repair and maintenance when they are broken.
Windows or doors contain hinges, screws, locks, pivoted centers which need cares and misuse of them can lead to not opening or closing up.
Doors or windows with loose screws won’t open easily or latch properly and this problem should be diagnosed and repaired properly as early as possible before the whole structure is damaged.
When doors or windows have loose hinge screws, this makes the door to latch and open or close difficultly and leads o wearing of that movable part of the structure and should be tightened and stripped holes fitted.
Ground-touching door is sign of jamb out of the plumb and to reset this the bottom section should be prayed up and the jamb renailed.
When cleaning windows, one should use the correct material that does not wet or stain the glass. A clean piece of newspaper can mounted on both side of the glass and moisture applied and then rubbed against the glass cleaning it in case one has no glass cleaner.
Broken glass window leaves some glass fragments which if unnoticed cut if no gloves are worn and one can remove them by using a putty knife keenly before calling the glazier who can help in putting back another piece of glass.
Both window and door hinges should be greased regularly for it to open easily; this makes it safer for the glass windows because opening of ungreased windows might sometimes lead to breaking or removal of window panes.
To minimize humidity on glasses which reduce ventilation in the house, one should keep kitchen or bathroom fans on, do only full load washers and also keep showers short.