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Lead Paint

Why old windows are better than new

Why old windows are better than new

We are told old windows are drafty, do not function well, and lose energy through the single panes. Window replacements are pitched as giving us better energy efficiency and longevity. But is it true? And with claims replacement windows can…

Saving Old Windows Is Green and Efficient

Each year our houses get a bit older; parts continue to wear, fall off or just stop functioning all together. A house has parts meant to protect and parts meant to operate.  Windows, especially ones over 100 years old, operate…

Painting Deserves Respect and Requires Experience

Painting is a trade without respect.  Anyone can paint, just not well.  Painting is the easiest part about painting, with about 80% prep.  But oh boy there are many ways to screw it up.  Painting can make great carpentry work…

Dealing With Lead Paint

The game of maintaining a house has changed.  We have to take caution and be responsible for our actions.  There was a time where products were used for longevity and protection, despite their known hazards to people and the environment. …