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need to replace many old cracked and broken wood windows


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Old 09-11-04, 08:04 PM
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Question need to replace many old cracked and broken wood windows

I need to replace many old cracked and broken wood windows. I think they are original and 80 years old. They are single panes double hung. At some point in the 70ís aluminum storms were installed also old cracked and crappy. Question is, it best to fix these somehow or replace them. If replace is it best to go wood or the vinyl with no storms.
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Old 09-11-04, 08:24 PM
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If you choose to replace your windows, check thoroughly into what is offered and evaluate the choices with http://www.energystar.gov as well as the Fenestration folks at: http://www.nfrc.org/ . You might also check the costs of repairing them. Windows are quite expensive. Vinyl or wood seem to be the way to go, but there is much you will have to decide for yourself.
 
 

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