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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.

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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. Empire State Building Part 1 (07:13)

    The outside has over 200 lights that change colors for the holiday season.

  2. 2. Empire State Building Part 2 (03:24)

    The outside has over 200 lights that change colors for the holiday season.

  3. 3. Windows- Part 1 (07:03)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw learns all about windows.

  4. 4. Empire State Building Part 3 (07:37)

    The outside has over 200 lights that change colors for the holiday season.

  5. 5. Windows- Part 2 (04:45)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw learns all about windows.

  6. 6. Installing a Shower Window (00:01:00)

    Installing a shower-wall window on adds light from the neighboring bedroom.

  7. 7. How to Remove an Old Window

    It's important when replacing a window to remove the old one with care to prevent damage and ease the installation process. These step-...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Empire State Building Part 4 (01:46)

    The outside has over 200 lights that change colors for the holiday season.

  9. 9. Vinyl Cling (04:38)

    Learn how to make homemade stained glass window clings with Carol Duvall.

  10. 10. Install Insulating Window Film (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics on installing insulating window film.

  11. 11. A Stained-Glass Jewel Reborn (00:03:52)

    Nicole gives a boarded-up stained-glass window a new lease on life.

  12. 12. Rough Opening Measurements (02:08)

    Installing a window is easier if you know the rough opening measurement.

  13. 13. Windows- Part 3 (06:17)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw learns all about windows.

  14. 14. All About Window Hardware

    DIY Network explains the different types of hardware for casement and sash windows.

  15. 15. Creating a Pet Window Seat (00:01:00)

    This custom designed shelf for a pet can easily attach to a window frame.

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