Illustrated guide to window parts

Wallside's 35-year guarantee means we service your windows long after they're installed. This guide is meant to help some of our customers with older windows as they call to request service. The images you see here do not reflect current Wallside Windows parts.


Many Wallside Windows have child safety locks, also known as night locks.

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Double hung windows have tilt latches, and sliding tilt windows have locking levers which fit into sash retaining clips.

 Double hung tilt latch

Double hung tilt latch

 Locking lever

Locking lever


The main frame of any window contains the sash frame or frames.

 Main frame

Main frame

 Sash frame

Sash frame


 Constant force spring balance

Constant force spring balances allow the sashes on a double hung window to open easily and stay in place for ventilation and easy cleaning.


 Spiral  balances  keep window sashes where you position them.

Spiral balances keep window sashes where you position them.

  Drain holes  or  weep holes  allow rainwater to escape from window frames.

Drain holes or weep holes allow rainwater to escape from window frames.

 Window  locks  fasten into  keepers .

Window locks fasten into keepers.


Casement windows have cranks and lock levers.

 Casement crank

Casement crank

 Casement lock lever

Casement lock lever


Doorwalls have interior handles to open them and kick locks to secure them shut as desired.

 Doorwall handle

Doorwall handle

 Kick lock

Kick lock


The screen handle of a doorwall latches into a keeper.

 Screen handle

Screen handle

 Keeper

Keeper