Help with window repair?

window lock closeupChristina asks via Facebook:

i'm trying to find someone who does window repairs in Schenectady. There seem to be plenty of companies willing to replace your windows - but none that I can find that do repairs. Anyone know of any awesome handyman service or window repair specialist they are willing to recommend? We have some casement windows that need repair - leaking water (in this torrential downpour rain we've been having). Thanks.

We've had a question before about fixing really old windows -- like, almost a century old. But Christina's question is a bit different. And it'd be great to help her find a way to fix rather than replace.

Have some insight? Please share!


Handyman Frank in Delanson
Frank Spor (518) 895-8278

He has done good work for my clients and at my office.

It would help to know what material the windows are. I know a few people that repair historic wood windows (specifically Albany Window Restoration, and Contractor's Millwork), but vinyl windows are essentially designed to be replaced every 15-20 years. I assume aluminum windows can be repaired, but I don't know anyone that deals with them.

Thanks for the response. Turns out it is not a window problem, it's a roof problem.

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