How to operate sliding window sashes on Wallside Tilt-And-Slide windows

First: Which type of Tilt-and-Slide windows do you have?

 If your window's sash retaining clips look like this, refer to the information below.

If your window's sash retaining clips look like this, refer to the information below.

 If your window's sash retaining clips look like this,  click here for more information .

If your window's sash retaining clips look like this, click here for more information.


Tilting to Clean

Slide window slightly open.
Slide window slightly open.
Release top latch lever, press securely into track.
Release top latch lever, press securely into track.
Release bottom latch lever, press securely into track.
Release bottom latch lever, press securely into track.
Tilt window in.
Tilt window in.

Pushing both latch levers completely into their tracks applies hidden brakes preventing window sash from sliding left or right and falling out of window frame.

 

How Sashes Are Mounted

Left sash must be removed first.

Be careful not to let sash fall from frame.

With sash tilted in:

Hold sash secure and stable with one hand while using other to fully pull down top latch lever, releasing top brake.
Hold sash secure and stable with one hand while using other to fully pull down top latch lever, releasing top brake.
 Gently pull top of sash diagonally down and inward until top pivot bar comes out of shoe and sash frame clears track then lift sash out with both hands.

Gently pull top of sash diagonally down and inward until top pivot bar comes out of shoe and sash frame clears track then lift sash out with both hands.

Sash Replacement

Use screwdriver to turn top and bottom shoes until slots are parallel with window frame.
Use screwdriver to turn top and bottom shoes until slots are parallel with window frame.
With bottom latch lever flat into track (to apply brake), insert bottom pivot bar into shoe.
With bottom latch lever flat into track (to apply brake), insert bottom pivot bar into shoe.
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Top lever is vertical, bottom lever is flat into track, top shoe is aligned diagonally from bottom shoe.

With pivot bar set into stationary bottom shoe, tilt sash upward while inserting top pivot bar into moveable top shoe.

Helpful tip: Use lever to slide top track assembly back or forth while tilting sash to insert top pivot bar into shoe.

With top pivot bar in top shoe, bring sash completely vertical while closing it flush to window frame.
With top pivot bar in top shoe, bring sash completely vertical while closing it flush to window frame.
Press levers securely into latches, top and bottom.
Press levers securely into latches, top and bottom.