Bad Window Replacement: Top 10 Installer Screw-ups

Bad Window Replacement: Top 10 Installer Screw-ups When good windows happen to bad installers WARNING This article contains profanity, which is not gratuitous but rather fundamental to the art, as well as being a true and accurate expression of my frustration with aspects of the window industry. We can put a man on the moon, so why do we sometimes do bad window replacement?!? The…

Storm Damage to Windows and Glass

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for window & glass storm damage. Although the storm activity of the Windy City can’t even shine the shoes of weather experienced regularly along the coast of the Southern Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (soon to be converted from an ocean into a Strategic Oil Reserve), we Chicagoans do experience our share of fluky, violent storms. A…

An Interview with Historic Mike Jackson

Mark Meshulam is an winodw consultant and glass consultant for window replacement & renovation. [audio:https://chicagowindowexpert.com/audio/jackson.mp3|autostart=yes]Mike Jackson, FAIA, is the Chief Architect of the Illinois Historic Preservation Services Division of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA). He oversees the evaluation of changes to historic buildings when regulatory and benefit programs are involved. He is also a visiting professor of architecture at the University of Illinois at…

Historic Window Renovation

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for window preservation. In a continuation of our 20 year retrospective of our unique historic window replacement at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History, we have dusted off never before seen video of the design and testing of the project, jazzed it up with some editing and have posted it here for your edificial edification. Historic window…

Field Museum Window Replacement

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for window replacement and renovation. Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History was incorporated in 1893. Its purpose was the “accumulation and dissemination of knowledge, and the preservation and exhibition of objects illustrating art, archaeology, science and history.” In 1921 the Museum moved from its original location in Jackson Park to its present site on Chicago Park District…

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