Product Care How-To Videos

These short videos will show you how you can easily maintain your Milgard windows and doors. A little routine care and cleaning will ensure your windows and doors will continue to be their best.

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If you have a question about your window, our customer service representatives will ask you to provide the sales order number (SO number) in order to identify your window in our system. This video will help you to locate the SO number on your window. Download instructions for more information.

This video will show you how to properly open, close and operate the tilt feature on a Milgard® vinyl double-hung window. Download instructions for more information.

This video will show you how to properly replace the SmartTouch® Lock on your Milgard® window. Download instructions for more information.

This video shows how to remove and reinsert both sashes in a double hung window. A double hung window means that both “sashes” (where the glass sits in the frame) operate independently. Both sashes on Milgard double hung windows can be removed for easy cleaning. Download instructions for more information.

Learn how to best clean and lubricate a Milgard hinged window. Hinged windows, such as awning and casement windows, need hinge and arm lubrication to operate smoothly. Download instructions for more information

This video will show you how to properly open, close and operate the tilt feature on a Milgard® Essence Series® double-hung window. Download instructions for more information.

Window condensation is a common occurrence for high performance windows. This how-to video shows how to check the interior and exterior sides of the glass for naturally occurring condensation or if the condensation is due to glass failure. Download instructions for more information.

Learn the best, and non-destructive, way to clean a Milgard vinyl window or patio door. This video shows the correct techniques for cleaning the vinyl and the glass. Please note: cleaning may be different for interior wood products, such as Essence Series®. Download instructions for more information.

Learn how to adjust Milgard hinged windows, such as casement or awning windows. These adjustments can help fix windows that drag or stick during operation. This procedure will require a Milgard adjustment wrench which can be ordered by calling 1-800-MILGARD (645-4273) and requesting service. Download instructions for more information

Learn how to install and adjust the rollers on Milgard horizontal vinyl sliding windows, such as our Style Line® Series and Tuscany® series. Rollers can be replaced or adjusted to improve window operability. Download instructions for more information.

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If you have a question about your window, our customer service representatives will ask you to provide the sales order number (SO number) in order to identify your window in our system. This video will help you to locate the SO number on your window. Download instructions for more information.

Learn how to adjust the hinges on a Milgard out-swing or in-swing French door. Adjusting the hinges can help eliminate door drag on the frame, correctly distribute door weight and increase functionality of your Milgard French swinging door. Download instructions for more information.

This video will show you how to replace the lock snib, which is the mechanism used to engage the lock. If the snib is damaged or broken, it should be replaced. Download instructions for more information.

Learn how to remove and adjust a Milgard patio door screen and lock. This how-to video shows the correct way to remove and reinsert a patio screen door. It also shows how to adjust the patio door lock in case the locking mechanism isn’t connecting. Download instructions for more information.

This video will show you how to properly adjust the lock and handle on your Milgard sliding glass door. Download instructions for more information.

Learn the best way to clean and lubricate a Milgard sliding patio door. The cleaning and lubrication process is quick and easy to complete. Routine maintenance is required to keep your sliding door operating as smoothly. Download instructions for more information.

The mortice latch is the metal latch mechanism that is on the operating side of a Milgard French swing door. This latch connects to the door frame to keep it from opening on its own. These latches are adjustable and can turn front or back. This how-to video shows how to change the direction if it gets turned the wrong way. Download instructions for more information.

Learn how to install a door roller on Milgard patio doors. This tutorial will give step-by-step procedures on how to remove the operable part of the patio door from the frame, replace the door rollers, and reinsert the door back in the frame. Download instructions for more information.

Learn the best, and non-destructive, way to clean a Milgard vinyl window or patio door. This video shows the correct techniques for cleaning the vinyl and the glass. Please note: cleaning may be different for interior wood products, such as Essence Series®. Download instructions for more information.

Learn the correct way to measure a Milgard window and patio door screens. Some screens need to be measured from outside edge to outside edge and others need measurements on the inside lip. This how-to video shows the different window and door styles and the right way to measure. Download instructions for more information.

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