Updating electric plaster
We have plasered over the brick, then created the template form we desired, in the scratch coat stage.
It also shows the old antique tile that I had salvaged from a previous job, with the idea of preserving them, to reuse in this manner.
Spring tensioners wear out making it hard to open and close windows.
Aside from too much paint build up or a missing rope, historic windows don’t have any of these issues.
If your home was built in the late 1800s to the early 1900s, there’s a pretty good chance your home will have this sort of setup.
If your home still uses the knob and tube electrical system, you may find it difficult to find an insurance company that is willing to insure your home.
This picture shows the step before the final smooth stucco finish.
Historic windows are a superior product so why replace them with an inferior one?