3 Ideas For Making Use Of Old House Windows


If you have finally decided that now is the time to upgrade your home with window replacement, you will want to think of the various things that you can do with your old window. Throwing them out with the trash just seems like so much waste. To help with this, you can take a few moments to review the following suggestions.

Custom Chalkboard

While this can work with any type of residential window, the smaller the better. If the window is squared off in sections with trim work – even better. All you have to do is clean and paint the trim of the window. Once the paint has dried, you will want to thoroughly clean the glass with a quality window cleaner to remove all traces of dirt and dust. The last thing to do is to apply a coat or two of chalkboard paint and wait for that to dry. When you are finished, you can secure your custom chalkboard to the wall with heavy duty picture hangers or long screws that will go right into your wall studs.

Unique Photo Frame

After painting your old window trim and giving the glass a good cleaning, you can glue some of your favorite photos directly to the glass. It is important to make sure that you are first loosely positioning the photos in place so you can get an idea of how it will all fit together before you break out the glue. After all, if you make a mistake when gluing the photos in place, you will have to essentially destroy to photos to remove them from the glass and then you will probably have a lot of photo paper that will need to be scraped off.

Country Table Topper

Do you have an older coffee table or end table that is the same size as the dimensions of your old window? If so, you can screw the old window onto the top of your table. Just make sure that you are thoroughly cleaning the table first so that you will not be stuck staring at old dirt or food crumbs through the glass. To protect the window glass, you might want to add an extra thick piece of solid glass over the window by using industrial strength glue around the edges.

With those few simple ideas in mind, you should have no trouble seeing the value in holding on to your old residential windows after they have been replaced.


12 October 2015

Cleaning Your Car’s Glass Windshield

A few months after my sixteenth birthday, my parents purchased me a small, red car. I loved riding around my hometown in my new automobile. Because I wanted to keep it looking like brand new, I frequently took my car to a nearby carwash. The staff at this business establishment always expertly cleaned my automobile. Over the years, I never washed any of my cars very often. I always used the carwash I’d become so familiar with when I was young. After marrying my husband and moving, I began looking for another carwash to use. My new spouse mocked this decision. He convinced me to allow him to clean my car. Since this time, he’s amazed me by how professionally he cleans my car’s glass windshield. On this blog, you will discover the best tools to use when cleaning your vehicle’s glass windshield.