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Spectacular Sashes: Assembling Custom Windows
Large reproduction mahogany windows are assembled onsite and installed in this Manhattan row house
Spectacular Sashes: Constructing Custom Windows
Hand-built reproduction mahogany windows are the order for this Manhattan row house
Modern techniques restore a historic house
There's no point in living in the past, so use these techniques to bring an old structure into the present
by Scott McBride
New Life for Old Double-Hung Windows
With new weatherstripping, weights, pulleys, and ropes, you can improve performance without compromising historical authenticity
by John Michael Davis
Restoring Window Sashes
Yes, they're worth fixing. Those old windows were built better (and from better wood) than anything you can buy today.
by David Gibney
Making Storm Windows
Wood storm windows look better and seal tighter than mass-produced aluminum and vinyl units
by Rex Alexander
For Pros By Pros: Windows and DoorsLearn from the builders who have installed (and fixed botched installations) of doors and windows.
Window Treatments Idea BookUpdate the look of your home’s windows with hundreds of fresh ideas.
Build Like a Pro: Windows and DoorsHands-on advice for the homeowner
Energy Smart HomesSmart ways to save money with energy efficient strategies
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