repair or replace old windows with lead paint?
We recently discovered that our home (built 1900) has lead paint on all the windows. Fortunately, we qualify for a state grant of $6500 to address the lead issues in the house. The lead removal contractor said that the cost of removing the lead and repairing the old wooden windows is about the same as buying new vinyl replacement windows, and is encouraging us to do the latter. Knowing nothing about replacement windows, my husband and I are unsure of what to do. Will they look terrible in our old home? How long will they last? In the long run, what will be a better buy for the money?