fixing window

Hi I have a problem with bathroom window. It is coming off, please see the picture below
http://oi44.tinypic.com/339k746.jpg
the base of the window (the floor) is flexible, in another word, it can be pushed down (like car suspension), and it will come up if you let it go. Please see this picture below
http://oi40.tinypic.com/ajuplh.jpg
Not sure if that picture can help you to understand this situation.
My question how can I fix this window (it is coming out)? the base (floor of the window) needs to be lifted up a bit but I can not take the window out and re-do it! I was hoping to find an easy solution.
Thanks a lot.
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Please see this picture below

ut and re-do it! I was hoping to find an easy solution.

Photos & explanation not particularly illuminating.
Best guess.... movable window panel installed upside down. Remove moveable window panel & install with springs up.
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On 6/13/2013 12:33 AM, leza wang wrote:

pushed down (like car suspension), and it will come up if you let it go. Please see this picture below

the window) needs to be lifted up a bit but I can not take the window out and re-do it! I was hoping to find an easy solution.

Leza, your sliding window has rollers at the bottom that could be worn out. Rollers at the bottom of sliding windows and doors usually have an adjusting screw that can be seen and accesses from the side. Turning the screws clockwise usually lifts the sliding panel. Here's a link to a web page that may help. If the rollers are worn out, the parts are not that difficult to find. ^_^
http://www.allaboutdoors.com/article_info.php?articles_id9
Lots of YouTube videos out there too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdsmIBpb5WE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOT7DGdLXJ0

TDD
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When you say "base (floor)" do you mean the the sill? The horizontal piece of wood across the width of the window opening upon which the windows are installed?
If so and if that can be flexed downward then it would indicate structural damage within the wall, probably rot from water intrusion.
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On Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:33:46 -0700 (PDT), leza wang

pushed down (like car suspension), and it will come up if you let it go. Please see this picture below

Pictures are not very good.

How is it coming out? Isn't the metal piece at the bottom, bordering the glass, within the channel? And the door bottom looks horizontal.
Is the channel clear, have you vacuumed out anything bigger than dust?
If the nylon wheel has broken -- I don't know if that ever happens -- you'll have to remove the door to replace it. I call it a door because it goes all the way to the floor.

EXcellent advice about tightening the screws in each end of the door at the bottom, in order to lower the wheels farther so it will likely roll more easily.
You have a bathroom window that goes alll the way to the floor? And the whole window is twice as wide as the moveable part? I'm never seeen anything like that. What I have seen for sliding glass doors is that to remove one. you lift it up and move the bottom towards you, away from its channel. That is, the bottom comes out first. Then you lower it so it's released from the channel above it.
BEFORE you start, you probably have to turn those screws counterclockwise, so the wheels retract. If springs push the wheels down, doesn't she need someone on the floor to push them up while they are trying to remove the door from the lower channel?
They are very very heavy, especially if thermal glass (two panes with air in between) are in the door. You need a man, maybe two men if the first one isn't experienced with home projects, so you don't drop this. I was a reasonablly strong man, 36 at the time, and got surprised and almost knocked off my feet (though my door was wider.)
If the door is accessible from the outside, the previous owner may have put a rod or part of a broom stick in the channel above the door, so burglars can't lift it out of its channel. You have to remove this first. It may be behind a metal plate (the purpose of which is, I guess, the same as the broom stick, but it didn't seem adequate.)
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Please see this picture below

ut and re-do it! I was hoping to find an easy solution.

Another photo - not a close up would hekp. Are these sliding glass doors or sliding glass windows?
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On Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:33:46 AM UTC-4, leza wang wrote:

Please see this picture below

ut and re-do it! I was hoping to find an easy solution.

Sorry, I did not make myself clear. What I meant by "floor" is the "track" of the window (if you can see this video, minute 1:01, he removed the track )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdsmIBpb5WE

So I also removed the track but what i found underneath is a sponge strip! (please see pictures below). Now I guess I need to add new sponge strip on the top of this one or install a new one (not sure from where I can buy the m). Any advice would be very much appreciated as always.
http://tinypic.com/r/2ef7yia/5
http://tinypic.com/r/o90kfd/5
http://tinypic.com/r/23jr977/5
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. Please see this picture below

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n the top of this one or install a new one (not sure from where I can buy t hem). Any advice would be very much appreciated as always.

My guess would be that the "sponge strip" was added by someone who previously tried to fix this. Not sure about that, but I would think a window manufacturer would not put something that can get saturated with water in the bottom of a window channel. But, who knows..... I would think you can find similar at HD, hardware store, etc where weatherstrippin and similar are found.
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on the top of this one or install a new one (not sure from where I can buy them). Any advice would be very much appreciated as always.

Pursuant to the above, if there are other similar windows, she could take a couple of those out and see what's there.
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Leza,
It's still not clear what your problem is. Does the window slip out of the track because of the foam? I suspect that the foam is not intended by the manufacterer. I'd recommend carefully removing the foam. Now buy the sort of shim stock that is normally used to hang doors and windows. Cut two pieces so that they adjust to the foam's thickness and will have the foam's length and width. Substitute that for the foam and see if that fixes the problem. Check for drafts, a bit of caulk might be wise, after you dry fit the shims. You can also adjust the shims to be slightly thicker than the foam, if that's the problem
Dave M.
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Or you could put a few layers of heavy non-corrugated cardboard in where the foam was and then reinstall the foam to see if raising the bottom track helps. You did not say that I could understand if the sliding window/door is coming out of the track on the bottom or the top track. If it is coming out on the bottom, that surely seems to indicate worn or broken rollers. If it is coming out of the top track it could be worn or broken rollers or it could be the foam has compressed and the bottom track is not quite high enough to hold the window into the upper track. The cardboard will help in that situation.
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