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Maintaining the Upper-Floor Windows and Transoms on Your Historic Commercial Building

Learn the best practices for preserving the upper-floor windows and transoms on your historic building.
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Historic Building Window Types

Learn about the different types of windows that are found in historic buildings.
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Advantages of Maintaining Your Historic Windows

Learn why the windows in your historic building are worth repairing and restoring.
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Selecting Appropriate Storm Windows for Your Historic Building

Information on different types of storm windows for historic windows.
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Selecting an Appropriate Replacement Window for Your Historic Building

Learn best practices for replacing original windows in your historic building.
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Improving the Energy Efficiency of Your Historic Building's Exterior Doors

Different types of weatherstripping for exterior doors that will improve energy efficiency of a historic building.
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Selecting an Appropriate Storm Door for Your Historic Building

Review different types of storm doors and learn how to find the right one for your historic building.
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Repairing Glazing Compound on Your Historic Windows

Steps for repairing the glazing compound in historic windows in order to improve energy efficiency.
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How to Replace Broken Sash Cords on Your Historic Double-Hung Windows

Directions for replacing a broken or rotted sash cord in a historic window.
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Maintaining the Stained Glass in Your Historic Building

Learn how to identify and repair the decorative glass in your historic building.
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Repairing an Exterior Door on Your Historic Building

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

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