Window and door handles
Window and balcony door handles need to be maintained to prevent them from seizing up. Residents should regularly lubricate the mechanism on doors and handles using a suitable lubricant such as a silicon lubricant spray. If a handle shows signs of stiffness do not force it, and ensure it has been lubricated and eased before using.
A quick whizz round your flat spraying all of the moving parts and opening/closing a couple of times should help ensure that the windows/doors and their handles don’t seize up and break. A stitch in time…