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About the only things today’s windows have in common are they’re built into a wall, they allow light in and visibility outward. Fabric, glazing materials and methods and operational mechanisms vary wildly. Not so with traditional windows (colonial through 1940). Traditional windows have far more similarities than differences but there are still a myriad of details to be aware of when considering historically styled windows.

In this section we’ll explore details that characterize traditionally windows then compare and contrast how Heirloom Windows approaches each of these bullet points that are also links to their respective pages.

Aesthetic Details
Functional Details
  • Wood
  • Mortise and Tenon
  • Glass
  • Weather-stripping
  • Jamb Liners
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