When replacing heritage windows homeowners often find modern windows lack the features and styling that is found in heritage homes. Preserving character and complementing the existing architecture can be a challenge.
Heritage BC offers a few suggestions (http://www.heritagebc.ca/resources/guides-tips-1/upgrading-windows) to preserve the heritage styling through regular maintenance and repairs of existing frames and sashes. Eventually however, homeowners often consider full-on replacement. Continue reading