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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. A Bathroom With a View (00:03:15)

    The crew turns an oddly shaped bathroom into a spa with an incredible view.

  2. 2. Plan a Fire Drill (05:04)

    A fire drill is an effective way to prepare a family for a fire.

  3. 3. How to Install a New Window

    Follow these instructions to successfully remove an old window and install a new one in its place.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 4. Casement Window (01:04)

    A look at Marvin casement windows.

  5. 5. Izard Farmhouse Bay Window (00:03:55)

    The crew removes a box bay window in one piece from the Izard farmhouse.

  6. 6. Window and Door Safety Tips (04:32)

    Learn crime prevention tips on securing your doors and windows.

  7. 7. How to Build a Window Box Planter

    A window-box planter is a great way to add detail to a home's exterior.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. How to Install Window Film

    Add privacy to your home by adhering film on your window. Learn how to install window film with these easy step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. Frost Repellent (00:21)

    Keep frost from forming on your car windows on those cold winter mornings.

  10. 10. Dramatic Glass Block Window (06:55)

    From start to finish, watch the installation of a glass block window.

  11. 11. How to Install a Combination Storm Window

    Combination storm windows are custom-ordered to fit the exact dimensions of your existing windows and they're easy to install. Here are...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. Windows and Wasted Spaces Pt 1 (06:46)

    America's window choice is installed, along with a few space savers.

  13. 13. Doggie Window Seat (06:37)

    Three Yorkies get a furniture-grade window seat to watch the world go by.

  14. 14. 1913 Craftsman in Detroit (03:39)

    The period windows in this 1913 Craftsman get restored to original glory.

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

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

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