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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. Dramatic Granite Facelift (06:43)

    Give your home a dramatic facelift by adding a rustic granite façade.

  2. 2. How to Paint Shutters using a Flogging Technique

    A flogging technique gives ordinary shutters an extraordinary look.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Building Codes (02:52)

    Learn about building codes before remodeling a basement.

  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. Cut-and-Come-Again Window Box

    Cut-and-come-again salads are one of the quickest and easiest crops to grow from seed and, when grown in a window box, could not be mor...

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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  6. 6. Energy Efficient Windows (02:01)

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

  7. 7. Wall Construction (01:08)

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

  8. 8. Drywall and Windows

    Useful tips about windows and drywall that every DIYer should know -- from the experts at the DIY Network.

  9. 9. Repurposing Material (00:01:00)

    Tips on salvaging old materials for reuse in other rooms around your house.

  10. 10. How to Make Old Windows More Energy-Efficient

    DIYNetwork.com shows you how to complete a variety of window maintenance projects, including replacing wooden beads, installing double-...

  11. 11. How to Convert a Window to a Door: Interior Demolition

    Weekend Remodeling host Fuad Reveiz demonstrates how to transform an existing set of windows into a beautiful new entryway. Fuad begins...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

    DIY experts offer tips on weatherproofing doors and windows -- and lowering energy bills.

  13. 13. Safe Windows & Doors (03:51)

    Step-by-step directions for installing security measures for your home.

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

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

  15. 15. Screen Out Bugs (04:56)

    Learn to keep your house free of bugs and repair your own window screens.

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