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?
Types of Sash Stops
Sash stops come built in to some windows and others are available after-market.
Retracting Venting Stop
Block Sash Stop