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Spiral Window Balances Overview

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Spiral Window Balances Overview
Spiral window balances are one of the most common balance systems. Spiral window balances aid in opening windows, as well as holding windows open by utilizing a spiral-shaped rod within a tube. Continue reading to learn more about spiral window balances.

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How to Determine the Length of a Window Balance from Sash Height

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How to Determine the Length of a Window Balance from Sash Height

In this post, we discuss how to measure your sash to determine the length of your window balance. Normally, you would use the old window balance to determine the length of your replacement balance. But what if you no longer have the original balance? The process is very simple and requires no tools other than a tape measure! Continue reading to learn how. Spiral Window Balance To determine the length of your spiral window balance without the balance in your hand is very simple and can be done with nothing more than a tape measure. First, you are going to...

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How to Select Block and Tackle Balance Top and Bottom Guides

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How to Select Block and Tackle Balance Top and Bottom Guides
This guide will go over how to select top and bottom guides for block and tackle style window balances, such as our 300 series and 400 series balances

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How to Replace Non-Tilting Spiral Window Balances

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How to Replace Non-Tilting Spiral Window Balances
The process for replacing a spiral type counter balance in non-tilting double-hung window is easy. Follow these simple steps and your window will be working smoothly in no time.

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How to Replace Tilting Spiral Window Balances

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How to Replace Tilting Spiral Window Balances
The process for replacing a spiral type counter balance in a tilting double-hung window is easy. Follow these simple steps and your window will be working smoothly in no time.

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