Doors and windows are an expensive yet necessary part of any renovation.
Down the track we plan to replace the windows in the master bedroom where we have a bay window. The windows we have currently are clear single-pane timber casement windows. They are the only windows on the left-hand side of the house which do not match the hopscotch profile that is consistent throughout.
No doubt they were a later addition when modifications were done to that room some years ago.
Yesterday afternoon, while it was raining I picked up the classified section of the newspaper to browse for retro furniture (as you do) and stumbled upon the "building materials for sale" column. I never really look in that section but I thought I'd see what was on offer in terms of casement windows.
Bingo! Right quantity, right size, right profile and when Jason called, they were still available.