How to fix broken cord in double-hung window?

cityscape23August 7, 2009

We have a large picture window in our dining room, with a double-hung window on each side. They are Pella windows, possibly circa 1968 when the house was built but look much newer. One of the double-hungs just broke, and a cord is showing. Our Pella "expert" told us those aren't made any more and we need a new window or hold it up with a stick. But if I replace this window I'll have to do the matching one on the other side too. Is there any way to fix it?

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ccecilm

Don't know what type of balance yoour windows have but CRL probably has a replacement balance and they can refer you to a dealer. Follow the link below

Here is a link that might be useful: Window Balances

    Bookmark   August 11, 2009 at 6:08AM
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cityscape23

Thanks ccecilm. I'll give them a call. It would be great if someone could repair this.

Also appreciate your link for a casement lock, although it's not the one in these windows - those seem to have vanished off the face of the earth.

    Bookmark   August 11, 2009 at 7:36AM
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