Do you live in an older home? If so, you might be tempted to throw away original windows when the glass breaks or cracks. One solution is to replace them with new replacement windows, but another option is to repair your older windows. Expert Kendall Holmes shows you how to restore old windows in this article. With an investment as low as $50, you can repair the original windows in your home.
As long as the wood is still firm, Holmes contends that there is still hope for older windows. These step-by-step instructions take you through the old window repair process and have photos to illustrate how to get the job done. The article includes:
- Materials you’ll need.
- Necessary preparations before you start.
- Advice for how to buy and install the glass.
- Instructions for applying putty around the glass.
- How to complete the job with finishing touches.
For more in-depth directions, read: Repairing wood windows