Restoring Old Storm Windows
Hi Everyone! I've never posted here, so I hope you don't mind my jumping in to ask a question.
I have a 1930 house with the original single pane double hung windows. I do not plan to replace the windows with vinyl, but they sure are chilly in Winter. Fortunately my house came with the original wood storm windows, which I am currently in the process of restoring (all of the glass was broken out).
I've weighed the pros and cons (at least those that I'm aware of) and have decided to use plexiglass rather than glass for the windows. I know that acrylic is more likely to scratch than glass, but it is also less likely to break. It is also much less heavy than glass. I need to be able to install these myself. I've completed one window so far and think it looks quite good.
Does anyone have any last minute advice for restoring storm windows? Do you think I'm nuts for using plexiglass?