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Balance Systems

85Z EZ-Lift Installation

Caldwell Roller Tilt Balance Field Adjustment and Replacement

Non-Tilt Window Balance Installation

Single/Double Hung and Tilt-In Balance Installation

Ultra-Lift Clip on Balance Installation

60P Series Non-Tilt Channel Balance Installation Instructions

 

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Patio Door

Charley Bar Installation

Patio Door Handle Assembly

 

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Screen Doors

How to Replace/Repair Screening

How to Determine Correct "Top Hung" Patio Screen Height to Fit Your Opening

Installing Plastic Wickets

Measuring Screen Frames

RITESCREEN Stock Frame Color Chart

 

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Storefront/Commercial Doors

19-258 & 19-737 Offset Pivot Set Installation Instructions

19-736 & 19-259 Offset Pivot Set Installation Instructions

19-428 Installation and Reversing Instructions

 

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Swing Door

Ashland Multipoint Reversing Instructions

Door and Frame Handing Chart

GU Door Lock Troubleshooting Guide

HOPPE - HLS9000 Multipoint Swing Door Hardware Troubleshooting Guide

HOPPE - How to Read HOPPE Multi-Point Descriptions

HOPPE - Profile Cylinder 90° to 360° Conversion Instructions

HOPPE - Replacing an Old Fuhr Multipoint System with a current HOPPE Automatic System

HOPPE - Profile Cylinders Rekeying Instructions

HOPPE - Electronic Mulitpoint Lock Quick Facts

Roto Handle Set Installation Instructions

Tru-Lock Multi-Point Conversion Kit Instructions

 

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Weatherstripping

Astragal Installation Instructions

Weatherstripping Installation Made Easy

 

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Window Replacement Hardware
Guide to 4-Bar Hinge Selection

Window & Door Questions
  1. What can I do when my windows do not stay open or are difficult to operate?
  2. Should I change both window balances when only one of them needs repair?
  3. If my window glass rattles and air gets in, what do I need to repair my window?
  4. My sliding window does not slide easily or seems stuck?
  5. How can I make my windows more secure against break-ins?
  6. What do I need when my casement window crank handle slips when I turn it and does not operate the window properly?
  7. How do I get a Strybuc catalog to identify the parts I need?

Q: What can I do when my windows do not stay open or are difficult to operate?

A: Replace the window balances. Click here for our guide to installing balances.

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Q: Should I change both window balances when only one of them needs repair?

A: Yes; for smooth operation, both right and left side balance and end should be replaced.

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Q. If my window glass rattles and air gets in, what do I need to repair my window?

A: Repair your window with snap-in glazing bead; 20ft. needed for typical window.

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Q: My sliding window does not slide easily or seems stuck?

A: Examine and replace if necessary, worn sliding window rollers or slide guides. Also, the “track” that the window slides on should be examined. Vinyl replacement track can be installed to cover worn out track.

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Q: How can I make my windows more secure against break-ins?

A: Replace broken locks and latches. Install single or double thumb screws security locks or other security devices found in our catalog.

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Q: What do I need when my casement window crank handle slips when I turn it and does not operate the window properly?

A: Install new replacement handle with by matching the correct spline size.

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Q: How do I get a Strybuc catalog to identify the parts I need?

A: There are several ways to get the Strybuc Window and Door Catalog; the easiest way is to download our catalog from our website at here. To have the catalog mailed to your location click here or contact us through email: cservice@strybuc.com or just call us at #1-800-352-0800 and ask for our Sales Department.