In Williamsville, Historic Stained Glass Windows Shine Again

Solstice Stained Glass was featured in The Buffalo News after a recent project in which we had 5 short weeks to restore a dozen tall windows in a former church. You can read an excerpt from the article below or read the entire article on the newspaper’s website. The Village of Williamsville had a short window to restore a dozen tall windows. The historic stained glass windows in the village-owned Meeting House, a former church on Main Street, were removed and transported to Chicago for restoration over a five-week period that ended last month, hours before a wedding was...

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Considering replacing old, original wood windows? Why you should restore them instead

If you are considering replacing your old windows, please reconsider. Even the draftiest of original old growth wood and steel windows can be restored. What are the benefits of restoring old windows rather than replacing them? Aesthetics Your home’s original windows were made at the time your home was built; they were made to fit your house. Standard replacement windows not only detract from the vintage appearance of your home, but they typically have a wider profile, resulting in loss of natural light. The wood and steel of original windows are very resilient materials, and can be retained, helping...

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