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  1. Windows and Doors
    Hello, My husband and I are renting an old drafty house, and as the cold weather moves in, we are trying to do as much as we can to keep heating costs down. There are windows everywhere in the house, which is nice for light but TERRIBLE for temperature. Whoever last owned the house before the...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    I am remodeling a 1875 house. I have removed the deteriorated cedar siding and am putting on new sheathing, 1/4 fan fold board, taping seams, and then installing soffit, fascia, and vinyl siding. My main concern and issue comes with trimming out the existing windows. When putting the j-channel...
  3. Windows and Doors
    Hello DIY group, I am new to this site. I have some very old wood windows (originals to my house which was built in the 1920s), many of which do not have locks. The previous owners of my house had purchsed a lot of metal locks but never installed them because they found that the sashes are not...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    I'm trying to fix up this old house that's 80+ years older than I am. I'm getting pretty far with it but I have these old wood windows that in most of the house are in good shape. In one room in the front though they all look awful. Included are some pics of a couple of the windows. These two...
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