Color tip for S600-26

A quick learner from Maine says:
I have windows they weigh 19.6 lbs. the existing spiral balances are 5/8 in diameter and 26" long. They have a red tip. Should I replace them with the blue tip spiral balance?
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
The Red Tip option for this balance can hold sashes weighing 7 through 29 pounds, which easily covers 19.6 pounds. I don't see any reason why you would need a stronger spring. I recommend sticking with what the original installers used. They may have had a good reason for using Red Tip instead of Blue.
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