Pivot-hung window

– suitable for wheelchair users

User opens a pivot-hung window
User opens a pivot-hung window

Users comments
The house had a few pivot-hung windows when the user purchased it. He would like to have pivot-hung windows throughout the house. It is difficult to reach the window handle of a side-hung window when it fully opens outwards.

This tip is from 2011

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Tipsare: Robert

Robert lives together with his wife and three children in a house. He is working full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a low paraplegia; no assistance.