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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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