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penobscot

12:00PM | 09/15/02
Member Since: 06/29/02
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We bought an old (1950's) homebuilt house on the coast of Maine that has 6 over 1 double hung windows that look out on Penobscot Bay (a view to die for). At any rate, the window weight ropes are no longer and there is no access panel to effect repair. We plan to build a new house on the site in a couple of years, but want to stretch what we have. Any inexpensive methods of doing this? I remember seeing relacement channels w/springs several years ago, but can't find a source. Any help or ideas would be appreciated.

[This message has been edited by penobscot (edited September 16, 2002).]

GlennG

02:25PM | 09/16/02
Casement windows do not have weights. I assume you are talking about double hung windows. There is generally a 1x6 casing used to trim around the inside of the window. If you remove this 1x6 on both sides (carefully so it can be re-used) you will find the weights inside and be able to replace the ropes.

Good luck,
Glenn

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