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How to Replace Window Sash Cords. In this ... 7 Lift out any sash weights that broke free from cords. 8 Attach a ... 16 Install top sash, then replace parting bead.

Nov 21, 2011 ... This video will show you how to replace broken sash cords in wood double hung windows.


Gather your materials: Lubricant, utility knife, stiff putty knife, hammer, new window cord roping, and screwdriver. Look for a spray lubricant like WD-40 or ...


Jan 30, 2014 ... Antique double hung windows are beautiful, there's no doubt about it. ... So my search began for suitable sash cord to replace our broken and ...


Jan 18, 2010 ... If your sash window cords snapped it doesn't have to be the end of open windows.


How to Replace Sash Cords on Hung Windows. If you want to keep historic hung windows instead of replacing them, you can replace frayed or severed sash ...


Overtime, the sash cords can deteriorate from sun, dirt, chaffing and layers of paint. Even if only one cord is broken, you should replace both cords while you ...


To replace a broken window sash weight cord: Cut through the old paint on the window trim with a utility knife. Carefully remove the window facing using a flat ...


For several hundred years, double-hung windows have been the most popular windows used in ... to the weight, commonly known as the sash cord. ... Removing the Lower Sash ... in a window at the same time, even if they're not all broken.


The most common repairs to sash windows are replacing broken sash cords and damaged or loose beads. When a cord breaks, you have to take the sash right ...