Category: Wood Door Restoration

Energy Analysis: Original Wood Windows versus Replacement Windows

What's the real cost of replacement windows? We think there are so many reasons to save original wood windows versus replacing them. Unfortunately, the advertisements of replacement window companies are loud, and claims of the money that can be saved in energy costs are vehement. What isn’t mentioned is the fact that replacement windows won’t last long enough to make that savings legitimate, or all the embodied energy costs that are involved in the replacement window process. When you dig a little deeper, is it really a savings? We know people like the numbers, so let’s look at some: Single…

Our Approach to Restoring Historic Windows

We restore a lot of wood windows and doors here at Kronenberger & Sons, so we’ve developed a pretty comprehensive approach to bringing them back to life – to “like new” condition if you will. One thing that makes us unique here at KSR is that we have divisions dedicated to the different components of a restoration project. One of those dedicated areas is our windows and doors shop. Our thorough restoration practices, starting with assessment and ending with precise paint thicknesses, allows us to offer expert, consistent work on every window we work on. Because we have a focused…

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Holy Angels Church

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Greenfield Greenhouse

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Ferguson Library

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Norwalk Public Library

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