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By the OHJ Editorial Staff | Photos by John Leeke Preservationist John Leeke re-glazes an old sash. As a preservationist for nearly five decades (and an OHJ contributor for 26 years!) , John Leeke has encountered more than his share of old windows. In between repairing the windows on his own 1899 Victorian in Maine (“My wife is going to shoot me if I don’t get that window in the back bedroom fixed before the first warm breezes of summer,” he says), he shared with us some of the lessons he’s learned over the years. OHJ: How can you tell when window sash is too damaged to be rehabbed? John Leeke: I’ve repaired hundreds of sashes and assessed the condition of more than a thousand, and never seen a sash that could not be repaired. OHJ: What kind of safety precautions should you take on a window-rehab project? Upgrade Your House With New Interior Doors.