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Greenhouse Louvre Window Panes Slipping

Hi all....
Trying to look how to stop my louvre window panes from slipping when I open them....I'm thinking it's almost pushing the guides onto the glass to "tighten" the grip.....

Anyone have any hints and tips...unfortunately the greenhouse is on a concrete footing so don't really want them slipping out!!!



  • KiliKili Posts: 1,094
    A photo of the problem would help us to help you.

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  • BigMattBigMatt Posts: 8
    Attached are 3 photos of the fittings - so when I go to open the vents we get slippage on the panes.....just wondering if anyone else has had the problem and what they did to fix/minimise the slipping.....

  • wild edgeswild edges Posts: 9,949
    Going to state the obvious but have you checked you haven't got the vent in upside down?
    Tradition is just peer pressure from dead people
  • BigMattBigMatt Posts: 8
    Going to state the obvious but have you checked you haven't got the vent in upside down?
    No I don't believe so - handle always go on the right - and you pull it down to open...and lift up to close. :smile:

  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286
    edited May 2020
    It's a bit hard to visualize how they are slipping. There is a closed clasp at the bottom? So exactly how are they slipping? I would guess tightening the grip could be a solution, but I was wondering also if it might be an assembly issue.
  • BigMattBigMatt Posts: 8
    I think it may be that the grips may need tightening....greenhouse has been in for 9-10 years so guessing it may be natural movement.....just more noticeable this year.
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 10,974
    The glass louvres on my g/h slot into the vent frame. They do move a couple of mm when opening or closing, but there's no way they could drop out.

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