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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. Weatherizing Windows (03:34)

    See how simple it is to install all-weather insulation to your windows.

  2. 2. Preserving A Built-In Buffet (00:02:00)

    An original 1929 bungalow's built-in buffet only needs a good cleaning.

  3. 3. Fire-Safe Homes (03:09)

    Find out ways to better protect your home from wildfire.

  4. 4. The Young and Desperate Part 2 (04:45)

    An ugly awning and peeling paint are just two of this home's many problems.

  5. 5. How to Install a New Window During a Remodel

    Step-by-step instructions for properly installing a window in the construction phase of a remodel.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. Roller Shades (01:40)

    Learn the basics for installing your own roller shades.

  7. 7. The Young and Desperate Part 3 (04:25)

    An ugly awning and peeling paint are just two of this home's many problems.

  8. 8. Repairing a Window Sash (00:03:54)

    What should be a 10-minute window sash repair gets a bit more complicated.

  9. 9. Window Anatomy (01:00)

    Learn all about the anatomy of the window from top to bottom.

  10. 10. Wraparound Shades (01:40)

    Find out how to add privacy with natural-wood matchstick blinds.

  11. 11. How to Install a Garden Window

    Follow these step-by-step instructions to beautify your kitchen with a garden window.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  12. 12. How to Install a Replacement Window

    Replacements for older style wood double-hung windows add performance and efficiency without removing the entire window frame.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. The Young and Desperate Part 4 (03:05)

    An ugly awning and peeling paint are just two of this home's many problems.

  14. 14. Vinyl Cling (04:38)

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

  15. 15. Replacing a Pocket Window (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for replacing a pocket window.

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