Any time you consider making a change to an older home, it’s important to be careful about the products and the style of the products you use in order to preserve the appropriate architectural elements as well as the home’s potential historic integrity.
Some homeowners worry about making upgrades to their historic property because they don’t want to detract from their home’s value, but putting off necessary home improvements can lead to bigger, and more expensive, structural problems down the road. Sometimes it’s important to replace features and fixtures as old parts of your house break down. Old windows, for example, can start to leak, and that can lead to problems like wood rot and mold. Here’s what you need to know about replacing the windows in your old or historic home.