FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Your windows are an integral part of the fabric of your home.
They are not just decoration. This means whatever window solution you use, they must be correctly fitted, attached, and sealed.
ARE REPLACEMENT WINDOWS MORE EFFICIENT?
Properly restored, fitted, and weather-sealed your Wood Window original wood windows will be as efficient as replacement windows. With the added bonus of almost no carbon impact unlike the process of making new replacement windows.
HOW DISTRUPTIVE WILL THE WORK BE?
We work as efficiently as possible, undertaking as much prep and making at our shop before we even arrive at your home. Once there we will be removing windows, so there will be some dust and heat / air loss. But we always close everything up and clean up before we leave each day.
HOW LONG WILL MY RESTORED WINDOWS LAST?
Your windows will last as long as they did the first time. That is the ARTISAN way. Whenever an artisan crafts something, their hope is that it will leave a legacy. And that's how we view our window work.
I JUST WANT MY WINDOWS PAINTED. CAN'T THEY JUST BE SPRAYED?
You should NEVER allow your wood windows to be painted by someone who is using blue tape or a knife to cut the paint line on your glass. The outside of your window must be hand painted to ensure it stays sealed. Otherwise water will find it's way to the wood and your windows will rot.
I'M WORRIED ABOUT LEAD PAINT. HOW CAN YOU HELP?
We use the BEST methods in the industry to protect you and our teams from lead paint. And we go way further than others - by stripping your sash and jambs, encapsulating lead paint correctly, or building you new sash, as well as replacing your stops, we are eliminating your lead paint problem entirely.