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Window Replacement Tips

Window Replacement Tips

New windows are a big investment. Before you purchase, take a look at these tips on everything from shims to flashing.

10 things to consider

How to Install a New Window

How to Install a New Window

Do it yourself: Learn how to remove an old window and install a new one.

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Make Old Windows More Energy Efficient

Make Old Windows More Energy Efficient

Proper maintenance is key to energy efficiency. Learn how to replace glass, caulk to seal air leaks and more.

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Top 100 Windows Projects

  1. 1. Door Shut? Install a Window- 1 (05:11)

    Palanca hits the streets to try to pull in new projects for DesignTech.

  2. 2. Food & Wine Kitchen- Part 1 (04:10)

    A traditional kitchen is updated for entertaining and everyday living.

  3. 3. Food & Wine Kitchen- Part 2 (03:43)

    A traditional kitchen is updated for entertaining and everyday living.

  4. 4. Cedar Window Boxes (03:58)

    DIY Expert Bruce Johnson shows how to build a simple cedar window box.

  5. 5. How To Make Shutters Using Fabric and Cabinet Doors

    Soften any window with easy-to-make fabric shutters that coordinate with the room's decor.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. Stormy Weather (20:00)

    The Grants have no windows and a hurricane is headed their way.

  7. 7. How to Install a New Window During a Remodel

    Step-by-step instructions for properly installing a window in the construction phase of a remodel.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 8. Food & Wine Kitchen- Part 3 (06:35)

    A traditional kitchen is updated for entertaining and everyday living.

  9. 9. How To Install a Garden Window

    Replacing a kitchen window above the sink and installing a garden window in its place is a favorite homeowner DIY project, but it's not...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 10. How to Restore an Old Window

    Steps for restoring the window of an old home to its original condition.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. The Basics of Urban Gardening (01:00)

    Fun ways to have a garden without the yard!

  12. 12. Money-Saving Window Insulation (02:41)

    Increase energy efficiency by adding insulation around a new window.

  13. 13. Napkin Window Treatment (03:31)

    Coordinate your kitchen by matching the curtain fabric to your napkins.

  14. 14. Hardwood Plantation Shutters

    DIY experts show how a new set of plantation shutters is a great replacement for lackluster window treatments.

  15. 15. Food & Wine Kitchen- Part 4 (05:32)

    A traditional kitchen is updated for entertaining and everyday living.

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