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Top 100 Windows Projects

  1. 1. Windows and Wasted Spaces Pt 1 (06:46)

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

  2. 2. Windows and Wasted Spaces Pt 2 (03:39)

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

  3. 3. Windows and Wasted Spaces Pt 3 (05:55)

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

  4. 4. How to Install a Window Sash Replacement Kit

    Windows are the single largest source of energy loss, especially in older homes. Installing a new sash can be a good alternative to rep...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 5. Creating a Fire Safe Home (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for creating a fire-safe home.

  6. 6. Windows and Wasted Spaces Pt 4 (03:40)

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

  7. 7. Insulation (08:56)

    Matt Blashaw tests insulation head to head with cotton candy.

  8. 8. Preserving Original Lead Glass (00:02:41)

    Nicole brings in a window preservationist to repair original lead glass.

  9. 9. Painting a Double-Hung Window (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for painting a double-hung window.

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Fabulous Fireplace- Part 4 (04:45)

    Brian and Danelle's first home needs a lot of work. Enter Amy Wynn Pastor.

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

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

  13. 13. Weatherizing Doors & Windows

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  14. 14. How to Add Custom Window Mullions

    Add instant interest and traditional appeal to a plain window with custom mullions.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Air Sealing Your Home (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics of air sealing your home.

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