Task #1 was to relocate the three AC condensers away from the house (they had been placed in front of the window).
Task #2 was to remove all the AC lines running through the window and bury them in the ground.
These two tasks cost a shocking amount of money but what choice did I have? All visual offenses to my pretty house must be dealt with! Right?
And now, after so much ado and after so much money, I am thrilled excited delighted agog and very pleased, indeed, to reveal:
Getting this single sash restored has been profoundly satisfying. It was so awful, and so much work and expense was required even BEFORE any actual work on the sash could begin.
But…because the Cross House is so huge, does this one corner really merit all this attention?
Yes! I think every inch of the house should have love lavished on it! When the house was built, there was no “bad” side. Even the rear facade, while simpler than the other three facades, was still beautiful. Note my choice of the word was. For, by the time I purchased the house…