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Triple-Track Tragedy

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In the photo below, the owner of this six-flat had the right idea by going with storms. The 100 year old exterior casing is still in good shape and just needs a coat of paint. However the low-quality triple-track storms are already in bad shape. Note the finish on the metal is oxidized, and the lower portion of the storm window is missing. This type of storm window does not seal well, and does not contain low-e glass. These type of storm windows, a design left over from the 1950’s is still being manufactured in Chicago, and many owners are still installing them, not aware that better and more attractive options are available.

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