Workshop to offer tips on preserving historic windows

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TELL CITY – Trying to decide what to do with your historic windows?
Considering replacement windows to reduce energy bills but not sure where to begin?

Mark your calendar for Sept. 21 and a 7 to 9 p.m. session titled “Repair – Don’t Replace – Historic Windows.” The event will take place at the former Coca-Cola building at 310 Ninth St. in Tell City and is sponsored by Indiana Landmarks Foundation and the Tell City Historical Society.

Instructor Jack Patchin of Madison will explain often surprising facts about the energy efficiency offered by wood and vinyl replacement windows.

He will also offer advice on using basic tools to restore, repair and maintain historic wood windows, how to repair sashes, rope and weight systems and broken panes of glass.

He will also show how storm windows add to energy savings.

The event is free and open to anyone interested in preserving historic properties.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling Chris Cail at 619-6128 or (812) 284-4534.