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Question DetailsAsked on 5/14/2011

Repair or replace windows?

We have a 1917 home with original windows. They're very charming (wavy glass & all that) but hard (or impossible) to open and terribly energy inefficient. How do we decide whether to replace them or repair them?

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deciding whether to repair or replace windows can be tricky. Here's some advice on how to decide: Good luck!

Answered 9 years ago by Angie's List


as long as your house is not landmarked or in a historic distric , change them for high performance windows. Make sure what you buy matches your homes decore, but ultimately you'll save tons in heating and cooloing if you buy the right windows.

Answered 8 years ago by the new window man

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