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Repairing Old and Historic Windows : A Manual for Architects and Homeowners - New York Landmarks Conservancy

Repairing Old and Historic Windows

A Manual for Architects and Homeowners

Paperback Published: 12th April 1992
ISBN: 9780471144182
Number Of Pages: 208

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Repairing Old and Historic Windows Windows are a common problem in nearly every rehabilitation project should they be repaired or must they be replaced? What can be done to repair a water-damaged sill? Can a window be retrofitted with storm windows? How can windows be replaced while still maintaining their historical integrity? Repairing Old and Historic Windows explores these questions and provides detailed information on how to go about refurbishing windows within current preservation standards. Written for homeowners, architects, builders, engineers, and preservationists, Repairing Old and Historic Windows is the complete and authoritative guide to window maintenance and repair. Chapters focus on window problems, including deterioration, weather damage, paint problems, and condensation; window maintenance, including cleaning, weatherstripping, and installing shutters; and window replacement, including design, fabrication, and installation. Some 140 photographs and illustrations, many of which are technical drawings, an extensive glossary of window refurbishing terms, and a suggested reading list provide further ideas and guidance for undertaking the repair of old and historic windows. The complete primer on window repair and maintenance.

Windows in American Architecture: A Historical Overview,1620-1950.

Evaluating Window Conditions and Problems.

Maintaining, Repairing, and Retrofitting Windows.

Replacing Windows.

Rehabilitating Windows in Landmark Buildings.

Rehabilitation Standards and Guidelines.



Information Sources.

Further Reading.


ISBN: 9780471144182
ISBN-10: 0471144185
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 12th April 1992
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 19.05  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1

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