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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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The Ultimate Window Balance Guide

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The Ultimate Window Balance Guide
The world of windows can be daunting and overwhelming with technical jargon and many, many different parts to choose from. With this guide, we’re going to introduce you to some of the more common types of window balances, explain how they function and give a brief overview of how to replace them.

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Differences Between 300 and 400 Series Window Balances

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Differences Between 300 and 400 Series Window Balances
One question we get frequently is "what is the difference between the 300 and 400 series balances?" The short answer is, there is no difference! These balances function exactly the same. However, there are some minor differences that may seem a bit confusing at first. Continue reading to learn about the specific differences between these two common block and tackle window balances.

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Coil Spring Window Balances

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Coil Spring Window Balances

What is a Coil Spring Balance Coil spring window balances are a type of constant force window balance. These balances work by using stainless steel, coiled spring as a counterbalance. This type of balance system is designed to be more durable and quieter than other balance systems. Continue reading to learn more about coil spring balance systems and how to select the correct replacement coil spring balance. How to select the correct replacement Coil Spring Window Balance Selecting the correct replacement coil spring balance can be tricky. With this guide, we aim to simplify the process and provide you with...

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