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Step Seven

Measure Out Your New Rope

Summary

In this next step, we're going to measure out the new cords that we'll later string through the pulley and tie to the weights and the sash.  Below, I give you two options.  The first video shows you the "Window Trim Option" - for those of you who've opted to access the weights by pulling off the trim.  The second video shows you the "Pocket Doors Option" - for those of you who are able to access your weights through the window weight pocket doors.

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Videos

WINDOW TRIM OPTION

  • Measure Out Your New Rope. If you have chosen to access your weights by pulling off your window trim, follow the tips in this video to measure your new rope. This video will teach you how to find the right length for your new rope when you’ve got the whole weight pocket exposed.   You will need a Scissors or KNIFE and the new sash rope for this.

POCKET DOORS OPTION 

  • Measure Out Your New Rope. If you have chosen to access your weights by opening up your window weight pocket doors, follow the tips in this video to measure your new rope. This video will teach you how to find the right length for your new rope when you’re working through the little pocket doors.  You will need a Scissors or KNIFE and the new sash rope for this.

Are you done? Move on to Step Eight: Make a Rope Template!