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Storm Windows & Energy Efficiency

July 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

LinkedIn Groups Group: Historic Restoration and Preservation Subject: New comment (15) on “How do you feel about replacing original windows in historic building with new in the name of “energy efficiency”?” July 1, ’09 I just talked with Andy at Green Mountain Windows and learned that on June 15 the feds changed the performance standards […]

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Tags: Champlain Valley Millworks · maintenance · windows

What would be entailed in having my beautiful 1939 double hung windows and storms restored

June 30th, 2009 · No Comments

I would like to know what would be entailed in having my beautiful 1939 doublehung windows and storms restore (reglazed, repaired, replace hardware) and painted! Best, Juliet Hi Juliet, I am writing in response to your inquiry regarding your 1939 double hung windows and storms. The best way for us to give you an idea […]

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Debunking the Replacement Window Myth

May 24th, 2009 · No Comments

We had a great time teaching the Window Restoration Workshop for Preservation Burlington yesterday. If you couldn’t make it fear not we will be running it again late in the summer or early in the fall. Also, keep checking the Preservation Burlington website for other workshops and forums throughout the year.   In a related […]

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2009 Historic Wooden Window Workshop

May 4th, 2009 · No Comments

     Sponsored by: Wanamaker Restoration, Champlain Valley Millworks, and Green Mountain Window Topic: Historic Wooden Window Restoration Place: 16 Kilburn Street (next to Conant Custom Brass), Burlington, VT Date: May 23, 2009 Time: 9AM-4PM Price: $70 members / $80 non-members Workshop Overview: Due to a dwindling amount of craftspeople with the skills to properly […]

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Tags: lead paint · maintenance · windows

A Great Presentation by Another Old Window Lover

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Hisoric Windows

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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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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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Window Know-How; Preservation Nation

March 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments

A Guide to Going Green By Magazine Editors | From Preservation | March/April 2009  To live green at home, and reduce your monthly energy bills, it’s important to evaluate windows. If you live in an older residence, don’t assume that replacement windows are the only option. Historic wooden windows are remarkably efficient as long as they’re well […]

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Tags: Value-Added Historic Preservation · windows