Window is an opening in a wall or on the roof that allow light, sound, air or heat on a house or a vehicle which may either covered by metal, wood or glass while. While door is a piece of wood, metal ,plastic or glass movable on one side that is used in closing or opening an entrance in a building ,vehicle ,cupboard or a room.
They both have great importance on the place they are put; doors are essential as they prevent spread of fire and as a barrier of noise and by locking it also enhances security where it has been locked. While windows allow a cool environment due to air circulation inside the vehicle or the house.
There are many types of windows regarding to their purpose, position or how they open in the place they’ve been put. Side light are widows beside door, transom is a widow above a door, clerestory is set on the roof structure while pivot is hung on one side.
Awning windows with hinges or doors should be greased regularly for them to easily open.
Windows or doors contain hinges, screws, locks, pivoted centers which need cares and misuse of them can lead to not opening or closing up.
Any problem with the door such that isn’t closing of latching properly should be diagnosed and repaired before the whole door or window is damaged to in cur more expenses.
When doors or windows have loose hinge screws, this makes the door to latch and open or close difficultly and leads o wearing of that movable part of the structure and should be tightened and stripped holes fitted.
Ground-touching door is sign of jamb out of the plumb and to reset this the bottom section should be prayed up and the jamb renailed.
Glass should be handled with care as can easily break and also one should use non-staining materials while cleaning like pieces of newspapers when moisture .
Broken glass window leaves some glass fragments which if unnoticed cut if no gloves are worn and one can remove them by using a putty knife keenly before calling the glazier who can help in putting back another piece of glass.
Both window and door hinges should be greased regularly for it to open easily; this makes it safer for the glass windows because opening of ungreased windows might sometimes lead to breaking or removal of window panes.
For glass windows reduction of condensation between the glass to increase ventilation is very essential and this can be done by us of bathroom or kitchen fans, keeping showers short and run only full loads in washers and dishwashers to reduce indoor humidity.