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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. Insulation (08:56)

    Matt Blashaw tests insulation head to head with cotton candy.

  2. 2. Easy-to-Install Pet Window (00:01:11)

    An easy-to-install dog window lets your pet peek through the fence or door.

  3. 3. Wall Construction (01:08)

    Stephen and Shelley Stockton give insider advice on how to build a wall.

  4. 4. Annual Home Maintenance Tips

    To keep your home in good shape, perform maintenance work throughout the year.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. Comfort Guarantee (04:52)

    A builder guarantees to keep your home the perfect temperature.

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

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

  7. 7. Painting a Double-Hung Window

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on painting a double-hung window.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  8. 8. Casement Window (01:04)

    A look at Marvin casement windows.

  9. 9. Holiday Decorating (04:31)

    Nancy Golden's Holiday Workshop shows easy and low-cost decorating ideas.

  10. 10. Glass Shower Tint (02:29)

    Step-by-step directions on how to tint a glass shower door.

  11. 11. Energy Efficient Windows (02:01)

    When selecting windows, energy efficiency should be your primary concern.

  12. 12. Uncover Home's Hidden Details (00:01:00)

    Refurbishing any home's hidden details will add back beauty and character.

  13. 13. How To Install Plantation Shutters

    Follow these steps for selecting and installing plantation shutters.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  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. Smoke Detectors (01:34)

    Karl Champley discusses smoke detectors and home security.

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