Open windows

Problem: Falls, insects

Solution:

Falls:

  • Open windows only from the top.
  • For windows that can only be opened from the bottom:
    • Install a commercial window guard

-OR-

  • Install a security window lock so that the window can be locked in place, and raise the window no more than 15 centimeters (6 inches)

Insects:

  • Install screens on all windows that can be opened.
  • Check that screens are secure and without holes.