Window Terms Glossary

Keeper: Is window hardware that engages with the sweep lock to draw the window sashes together to ensure security and proper weather seal

Kickplate: Installed in one or both sides of a door's bottom rail, polished metal plate is used to protects doors from scratches, dent and soiling of the wood surface.

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Krypton gas: Is a gas used in double pane windows, rare atmospheric gas which is odorless, colorless, tasteless, nontoxic, monatomic and chemically inert. Better insulator than even argon gas.

Knocked down (KD): Unassembled window or door unit.