How to Replace a Window Coil Balance Shoe, Tools Needed!

Posted by Window Hardware Direct on

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:

cut out tool for window balancestools for window balances



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.  



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