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Make Mine Metal
Bronze windows became popular in the late 19th century and enjoy high-end appeal today; steel windows became the utilitarian go-to by the 1920s. Find out what today’s manufacturers and window restorers say about metal window history and repair. Read more.

The Vision Makers
No matter how great the architect's design, it still needs a trustworthy custom builder to bring it to life. For the first time, Period Homes puts the spotlight on these often-unsung heroes, as three firms discuss what it takes to build the perfect home. Read more.

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