Historic wood windows are considered to be one of the important distinguishing characteristics of historic buildings and the protection of historic wood windows not only preserves an irreplaceable resource but are also cost-effective to the homeowner and are environmentally responsible.
The Historical Commission has gathered a lot of information for residents to review when considering whether to restore or replace their home's windows.
Window Replacement Review
The Weston Historical Commission reviews window replacement under the Demolition Delay By-law and encourages homeowners to retain the original wood windows of the home, if at all possible.
The author sums up the benefits of window restoration under three categories:
The links and web pages below offer additional information regarding these three benefits to restoration, as well as a page of resources that include window repair companies and how-to articles for repairing old wood windows. Homeowners considering window replacement are encouraged to explore these articles.