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Entries from April 2009

A Great Presentation by Another Old Window Lover

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Hisoric Windows

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Tags: lead paint · maintenance · Value-Added Historic Preservation · windows

Cleaning Glass and anything else for that matter

April 26th, 2009 · No Comments

“The house we are buying has some windows that are stained on the outside with what looks to be a fine spray of white.  I”m not sure if it’s paint or what it is.  Anyway, it is the original glass and how should I go about cleaning it?” Amanda   Hi again Amanda, and thanks […]

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How to Restore an Old Window

April 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Stay tuned for a video on “How to restore and maintain old windows.” 

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Tags: Champlain Valley Millworks · lead paint · maintenance · Wanamaker Restoration · windows

Champlain Valley Millworks

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Wanamaker Restoration has expanded business, combining historic restoration with Champlain Valley Millworks, a showroom and distributer for Green Mountain Windows and Doors. We are still in Burlington, Vermont, but are now located at 16 Kilburn Street, facing Pine Street. Our Green Mountain Window showroom features an array of  quality windows, both Classic and Milestone series, […]

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Wet Basements ?

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Hi Amy & Ron:    The house we purchased was built in 1890.  I am wondering what to do with the basement as it is wet.  Is this a major concern?  Is the house going to crumble in on itself?  What are Vapor Barriers?  Would a Dehumidifier help?  We are going to extend the drains […]

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The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation

April 20th, 2009 · No Comments

An alert reader forwarded on this article about the state and fate of our Division for Historic Preservation. Hopefully in this economic climate the people in charge will realize what a great investment in the future our past is!   “Interesting editorial on changes at Vermont Division for Historic Preservation”   http://www.vpr.net/episode/45905/

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Tags: Value-Added Historic Preservation