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Apr 15, 2021

Need left hand Vanguard handle

I have attached pictures of the door handle I am currently in need of replacing. If this is something you can supply I would be interested in purchasing

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Apr 14, 2021

Renter liked the patio door handle so they took it

I have a rental the tenant moved out of. When I looked at the sliding glass door this is what I found. Could you help me on how to identify what locking

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Apr 06, 2021

Vanguard sliding door handle with single point lock

The lock on our sliding door has stopped working, Unfortunately to replace it, I have to identify it. I originally thought it was the C 1308 you reference

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Mar 28, 2021

Help with 1975 Pella Screen Door

I have purchased a home in Wyoming that has Pella windows from 1975. The screen door screen is missing on one side and the spline channel is 1/4 deep

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Mar 11, 2021

Park model home screen door

I need to replace the rollers on a 1987 Schult 11 x 35 Park Model Home. The rollers are not the same as I see on your website. Wondering if you can help?

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Mar 08, 2021

Mortise lock fell inside door

I just had the glass in the sliding door replaced. I think the workmen banged the door a lot to get the old glass out, which must have caused the spring

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Feb 24, 2021

Replacing old screen that has old large round spline

I’m trying to replace the screen on a old aluminum patio. It has large round spline that pets keep pushing out. I would like to replace with pet screen

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Feb 15, 2021

Patio door will not budge

I have a sliding glass door with the standard e2014 latch. The door will not budge a fraction even. It appears I am unable to get the lock to disengage

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Jan 30, 2021

Broken lock hook for 80's sliding glass door.

Broken hook for 80's sliding glass door. Door handle and lock work, however the bar part of the lock in the track of the door frame broke off. The mortise

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Jan 29, 2021

Can’t find replacement handle for hurricane patio door!

The handle on our 4” wide glass sliding door is loose and feels like it will fall off with every pull. We tried to find a replacement but can’t find anything

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