Established in 2003, West Ridge Bungalow Neighbors is a voluntary group of neighbors in Chicago who desire to assist each other in preserving and appreciating the homes in our neighborhood; educating each other and the broader public in the value and the story of our neighborhood; and providing resources to each other to improve the quality of our homes, enrich our lives and assure our neighborhood's future.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Window restoration

The time comes in the life of every old home owner when they must make the decision - replace, restore or weatherstrip the living daylights out of their old windows. Click here to read how our neighbors Jo Stavig & Steve Knoebber dealt with their bungalow windows and for resources for your own restoration.

Oh, and by the way - "replace" is not an option from either an environmental or preservation point of view. Click here to read the HCBA brief on window care. Also, here's a cool product called The Silent Paint Remover that might make your restoration work a little less painful.

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