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.
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.
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.
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...