Constant force, coil balances or sometimes they are called tape balances will sometimes need to be changed. Here, we will show you how to replace the shoe of a coil balance when there isn't a cut out in your vinyl window.
Heres the tools you'll need:
These window balances will break over time, and replacing them can be doable for the DIY'er. If you find yourself with a window that doesn't have a cutout for the shoe, you will need to make your own slot. Checkout this video, it will help get you in the right direction for taking out this shoe.