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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. How to Seal Gaps in a Home

    Learn how to create a natural barrier against penetrating winds by sealing three common air gaps around the home with these easy step-b...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 2. Pet Window Seat (01:00)

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

  3. 3. Pocket Door Adds Privacy (00:03:25)

    A pocket door that matches the existing windows adds privacy to a loft.

  4. 4. How to Install Glass Block Windows

    Glass block windows are a great way to add light to any kitchen.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 5. Salvaged Wood (00:01:00)

    Recycling old scrap lumber will save you alot of money on your next reno.

  6. 6. How to Install a Booth Window (00:60)

    Jason Cameron shares quick tips on how to install a booth window.

  7. 7. Weatherizing Doors & Windows

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  8. 8. Creating Vintage Mirrors (02:52)

    A reclaimed window from a YMCA building becomes a mirror in a restaurant.

  9. 9. Curb Appeal (03:30)

    Christine and Steve are redoing their home's interior on a $7,000 budget.

  10. 10. Media Room Makeover (03:19)

    They went shopping for babyproofing supplies and got a media room makeover.

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

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

  12. 12. Don't Replace, Resurface (02:35)

    Matt stays within a client's modest budget by resurfacing the tub and tile.

  13. 13. Comfort Guarantee (04:52)

    A builder guarantees to keep your home the perfect temperature.

  14. 14. Installing Windows (02:37)

    A couple of first-timers tackle window installation.

  15. 15. Creating Energy Efficient Windows

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on creating energy efficient windows.

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