Craig and Shari loved their north Portland home with its awesome neighbors and close proximity to schools, shops and restaurants. When their growing family required larger quarters, they decided to add one story to their home rather than move. But this posed a puzzling problem since their budget limited the family to vinyl windows if they wanted to replace their windows throughout the home. They started looking for a window replacement alternative.
They wanted to stop the energy loss and high heating bills, but the look of vinyl would not fit with the charm of their 1922 home. They needed to find a thermal window replacement alternative. Their solution: high-end, double-pane wood windows for the second floor addition and Indow window inserts throughout the first floor.
– Craig & Shari Strong, Home Owners, Portland, Oregon.
The condensation that used to steam up the inside of their single-panes has disappeared and the Strongs noticed another benefit, the first floor is now very quiet. They love how walker-friendly the community is, but it’s nice not to hear every conversation as their neighbors stroll by.
When Craig converted the detached garage in their backyard into a studio, he fitted two beautiful recycled single-pane windows and fitted them with Indow inserts. Stories like the Strongs’ warm our hearts. Tell us yours!
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