Re: how to re-rope sash and case windows?
Check out the How-To/Windows section of thisoldhouse.com -- you should find some good advice in there.
How to replace window sash cords (video): http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/vide...631564,00.html
If you choose to use rope, be sure to use sash cord. It's natural fiber, solid-braid rope just the right size. Synthetic rope won't be able to withstand the ultraviolet light.
The "Senior Member" designation under my name doesn't mean I know a lot, it just means I talk a lot.I've been a DIYer since I was 12 (thanks, Dad!). I have read several books on various home improvement topics. I do not have any current code books I can refer to. I was an apprentice plumber for two years.