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

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

  5. 5. Insulation (08:56)

    Matt Blashaw tests insulation head to head with cotton candy.

  6. 6. A Stained-Glass Jewel Reborn (00:03:52)

    Nicole gives a boarded-up stained-glass window a new lease on life.

  7. 7. How to Build a Classic Window Box

    Window boxes brighten up the façade of any home. Follow these instructions to build some for the front of your house.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. The Young and the Desperate (02:51)

    Can the outside of this Tudor be brought up to neighborhood standards?

  9. 9. Repurpose Railing (20:02)

    Amy installs a cool wet bar and then a transom window above the door.

  10. 10. Plan a Fire Drill (05:04)

    A fire drill is an effective way to prepare a family for a fire.

  11. 11. How to Install Window Film

    Add privacy to your home by adhering film on your window. Learn how to install window film with these easy step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. Window Installation (03:16)

    Marc Bartolomeo shows how to remove an old window and install a new one.

  13. 13. Hardwood Plantation Shutters

    DIY experts show how a new set of plantation shutters is a great replacement for lackluster window treatments.

  14. 14. Home Security (20:00)

    How safe is your home from burglaries?

  15. 15. Jeremy's Dream (20:00)

    A deserving high school freshman gets a hip, cool hangout space.

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