top of page

Sash Stops

Sash stops, or safety stops, are devices to stop the sash from opening fully. They are used for safety precautions and to prevent the user from damaging the window.

This page will inform you on the types of sash stops, what can go wrong with them and how to identify them. 

Signs of a failed sash stop

  • Sash can open as wide as possible

  • Sash stops are visibly cracked or fail to engage

Why do sash stops fail?

Bold normal 

Types of Sash Stops

Sash stops come built in to some windows and others are available after-market.

Retracting Venting Stop

Bold normal

Block Sash Stop

Bold normal



bottom of page