How to Choose the Proper Spiral Balance Tip Color

Each color tip represents a different strength. When choosing the tip color for your replacement spiral balances, it is important to choose the color that best resembles the color of the tip of the balances you are replacing.

Spiral balance tip white
Spiral balance tip red
Spiral balance tip blue
Spiral balance tip green
Spiral balance tip yellow
Spiral balance tip black

If you do not see the tip color on your spiral balance, please follow these steps to gather the information needed to identify the correct spiral balance for your window.

  • Remove the window sash from your window.
  • Place the window sash on a scale (a bathroom scale works well).
  • Measure the diameter of the balance tube.
  • Measure the length of the tube portion of your balance.
How to measure spiral balance tube length.
How to measure length

Once you have completed these steps, submit your information to our experts so that we can help you identify the correct spiral balance for your window.

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