This is my before & after page. Some new photos that show the changes that have taken place over the last couple years. With exception of the roof which was done very affordably by a local Amish company called Hershberger’s, we did all of the work here. Cost of labor was zero unless you count Ace bandages and iced tea.
I liked the original windows in this house. They were at least 60 years old, possibly closer to a century, and most of them still looked and functioned like new. These were probably very economical windows at the time, too. But, they had to go. The single-pane glass was incredibly inefficient. Previous owners had put aluminum awning over all of the windows in an effort to stay cool in the summer. And, when I bought the house in the winter, the owners were using clear-plastic storm windows to try to keep their gas bills down. I saved all of […]