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cosmicbrat

12:44PM | 12/01/04
Member Since: 11/30/04
1 lifetime posts
We just bought a 1912 house. All of the windows are double hung with a pulley mechanism. Most of the mechanisms are broken and we do not have the time or money to fix all of them.

Is there any window hardware out there that can to hold the bottom window open?

JONINSACTO

05:04AM | 12/02/04
Member Since: 02/03/03
77 lifetime posts
Why not just fix them, it is pretty easy and cheap. on the side jambs there are inspection ports that need to be opened to get access to the weights. You may need to cut them out a little if they have never been opened before. Once open, just replace the old rope with new rope. Probably about a 1/4" cotton rope will work for another 30 years or so.


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