All Discussions Tagged 'window' (10)

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storm windows: replacement options

We have an 1890s Victorian. We are looking at options to replace the wooden storm windows with something that gives us more function. Plus,…

Started by Eileen Dushek-Manthe

3 Jun 12
Reply by Randall Marder

Replacement Window Opinions

Hello all! My wife and I are starting to plan for the warm season and the associated opportunities for working on the exterior of our fours…

Started by Jonathan Runaas

31 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by Bill Hendrickson

Retractable window screens

Anyone know a company out there that can re-screen retractable window screens?  I have steel casement windows with spring-loaded retractabl…

Started by 37LaSalle

1 Dec 20, 2013
Reply by Randy Klepinger

Did these old double-hung wood windows have anything to hold them up?

I am in the process of reglazing/repainting some original double hung windows in our recently purchased circa 1900-1910 home. The upper sas…

Started by Erin Meekhof Sturgill

8 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by kevin

Post WWII Ranch House Windows

Hi! I am a student at Georgia Tech studying residential building construction.  I am in a historic preservation class this summer, and we a…

Started by Cynthia Lu

11 Jul 11, 2012
Reply by Marlin Schorr

Window Dressings for arched windows

I am looking for window dressing advice, suitable for arched top windows. I have built a neoVictorian, and am s-l-o-w-l-y working on items…

Started by David Klein

11 Sep 25, 2010
Reply by David Klein

1901 Window Hardware - no one has ever seen this before!

Hello - we are getting started on our window restoration project, with just two windows in our living room.  All of the original first floo…

Started by Hope

4 Sep 21, 2010
Reply by Hope

Emergency fire exits

My brick 1850's Italianate house has the original 7 ft 12 pane windows. I have 3 children under the ages of 14. They would never be able t…

Started by Pat Chris

3 Sep 12, 2010
Reply by Pat Chris

For Sale: Stained glass window/house parts

Contact: Phil Bernnard Phone: 518-584-0434 Email: explomar@hotmail.com City/State: Saratoga Springs, NY 1885 restored stain glass window 4…

Started by Randy Pope

0 Oct 30, 2009

Terms or names for Walk out style windows common in plantation homes

I only know these windows as Jib Windows. A floor to ceiling double hung style window that allows you to open the lower sash and walk right…

Started by Albert Kreis

6 Oct 18, 2009
Reply by Albert Kreis

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