Hi! I’m Penelope and I’m new around here, but my Mommy and Daddy know a lot about historic preservation and have been teaching me new things every day.
Yesterday they taught me not to chew on Karri’s office slippers (even if I really want to) and then they taught me something that really blew my mind…
Historic wood windows are one of the most “at risk” features of our historic homes.
Now, I’m still learning words, but “at risk” sounds pretty bad to me. And apparently it’s all because the replacement window industry wants us to believe their plastic windows are better than wood windows.
But my Mommy and Daddy tell me it isn’t true. They say wood windows not only look better in old houses, they don’t cause the moisture issues replacement windows do, AND they are more energy efficient. They told me the guidelines for the best way to take care of America’s historic buildings say you should preserve and maintain your wood windows instead of replacing them.
And Mommy and Daddy don’t usually lie to me.
My Grandpa Chuck tells me that so many people didn’t know this and fell into the replacement window sales company’s clutches, that he’s been replacing a lot of replacement windows lately. (I guess when people realize the plastic windows they put in weren’t the right choice they call him to make wood windows for them. I wanna be just like him when I grow up.)
Now I have a secret to tell you, but you have to promise not to tell my Mommy and Daddy… They gave me a report I was supposed to read so I could tell you more about this, but I was too pooped from spending the day at the office and I fell asleep before I finished it.
So I’m going just going to let you read this report for yourself:
“Put Replacement Windows to Shame: 10 Tools to Make Your Historic Wood Windows Last for Generations”
Of course, you own a historic home – not a McMansion – making you anything but the typical consumer who follows mainstream trends.
Boy is this report for you, because in it we are going to give you the knowledge and tools you need to buck the system and put replacement windows (and their uneducated salesmen) to shame.
To get your copy of the report, call or email Moira at 717.291.4688 or [email protected]