How To Guides

In this section, you will find documentation and PDF’s Instructions (PDF’s) that will assist our customers to install and remove specific types of window and door repair parts.

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

88LL Lite Lift Balance Field Adjustment

How to Tension 88LL and 88SL Balances

88LL Turns Chart

88SL Turns Chart

Patio Door

Charley Bar Installation

Patio Door Handle Assembly

Screen Doors

How to Replace/Repair Screening

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

Installing Plastic Wickets

Measuring Screen Frames

RITESCREEN Stock Frame Color Chart

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

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 Multipoint Lock Quick Facts

HOPPE - Hardware Instruction Sheet

Roto Handle Set Installation Instructions

Tru-Lock Multi-Point Conversion Kit Instructions

Weatherstripping

Astragal Installation Instructions

Weatherstripping Installation Made Easy

Window Replacement Hardware

Guide to 4-Bar Hinge Selection