Is there a simple quick way to open sliding windows more easily?

  10 answers
  • Peg Peg on Aug 02, 2017
    you could apply wax to the tracks...
  • Lavonne Lavonne on Aug 02, 2017
    You can get something called spray silicone at the home improvement store. I bet it will solve your problem!
  • Shirley Heikkinen Shirley Heikkinen on Aug 02, 2017
    Are the frames wood, aluminum or vinyl? Vinyl and wood you can use powder but with aluminum try powdered graphite. It could be the glides are worn and need to be replaced. Windows can usually be removed by lifting up an pulling the bottom toward you. You can then turn it on it's side to inspect the glides.
  • Laura M. Ginn Laura M. Ginn on Aug 02, 2017
    Develop stronger muscles?
  • Tina Tina on Aug 02, 2017
    I WAS informed long ago, you can spray a small about of pam cooking spray on them or even use parifin wax
  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Aug 02, 2017
    After cleaning the tracks, smear a generous amount of vaseline on them---- the windows should slide easily.
  • Bob Gibbons Bob Gibbons on Aug 02, 2017
    check for adjusting screws on either side of the lower edge and try to adjust window up or down as needed. or-- take an old candle and rub it along the upper and lower track to make window slide easier.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Aug 02, 2017
    WD 40
  • Ela5231797 Ela5231797 on Aug 03, 2017
    Thank you so much. The old candle wax is very helpful....
  • Susan K Mullins Susan K Mullins on Aug 03, 2017
    Rub wax or soap on them