The Lang House is an 1881 Queen Anne Victorian inn with all its original single-pane windows near the heart of downtown Burlington, Vermont. Because of its lovely but old windows, it had trouble with extreme temperature fluctuations. In the winter, the cold pierced them. In the summer, the oppressive heat forced its way in. Blocking window heat was a priority even though the house had exterior storms, which protected from the elements but didn’t provide much insulation. Then the inn installed In
The house was built in 1959 for dress designer Ed Cupaioli and his wife Margaret, an NBC radio and Broadway singer. It is a mid-century modern with carrara marble flooring throughout, with red oak molding.
How do you block drafts in unusually shaped windows like arches or half rounds? This was the question facing Katherine and Murat Bicer as This Old House completely renovated their 1895 Victorian in Belmont, Massachusetts.
Frank Lloyd Wright loved windows. And there’s probably no one who understands this better than the architect John Eifler. He has spent decades restoring Frank Lloyd Wright homes for clients. Yet, their windows tended to be horribly drafty...
Scott Knapp and his wife built their house on Lake Ontario themselves, with brand new wood double-panes. Yet to their surprise, the windows were drafty right from the start--even replacing the seals didn't work to eliminate them.
Travelers go to 21 Broad in Nantucket to unwind. The boutique hotel’s 1872 Victorian architecture beckons in a friendly way and inside, it’s everything a person would want in a getaway. Except for the noise--that is, before they found Indow.
Even though Maggie and Don had just bought their home, they were almost ready to sell it. Until they had moved in, they didn’t realize just how much noise would filter through their windows from the nearby traffic and auto body shop.