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Series 55 Clip Mount Non Tilt Spiral Window Balance

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Series 55 Clip Mount Non Tilt Spiral Window Balance
The Series 55 spiral window balance is a 3/8" diameter balance designed for non-tilt applications. This balance functions similar to our Series 40 non-tilt spiral window balance. However, instead of mounting to the sash using a bracket, there is a small clip attached to the spiral rod of the balance.

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How to Replace Tilt Block and Tackle Balances

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Tilt Block and Tackle balances are commonly found in tilt windows and can be identified by the metal channel being visible at the top of the jamb. These balances work with pivot lock shoe to allow your window to tilt inwards. The process to replaces tilt block and tackle balances is very easy and requires only a few simple tools. For this you will need a Phillip's head screw driver and a pair of needle nose pliers. Continue reading to learn how to replace your tilt block and tackle balances.

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How to Replace Inverted Block and Tackle Balances

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How to Replace Inverted Block and Tackle Balances
Inverted block and tackle balances are designed for tilt in windows. These balances have a T-Lock shoe attached to the bottom of the balance that allows your window to tilt inwards. Replacing the inverted block and tackle balances may seem like a challenge, but it is a very simple process that requires only a few tools. Continue reading to learn how to replace your inverted block and tackle balances.

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Inverted Block & Tackle Balances

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Inverted Block & Tackle Balances
Inverted block and tackle balances are designed for tilt windows. These balances are "inverted", meaning the spring is located at the bottom of the balance and the rope and pulley are located at the top. Continue reading to learn more about inverted block and tackle balance and how to find the correct replacement. 

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Series 320 Extended Travel Balance

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Series 320 Extended Travel Balance

The Series 320 extended travel block and tackle window balance is somewhat less common balance than our standard Series 400 or Series 300 block and tackle balance. These balances may look similar, but there are some key differences that make it so these balances are not interchangeable. Continue reading to learn how to identify your balance. These balances function the same as our series 130 extended travel balance. Please contact us if you have an extended travel balance and we will help you find the correct replacement.    Stamp Normally, the stamp on the balance is a key identifying feature. However, the stamp on the Series 320...

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