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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. Bachelor Pad- Part 2 (04:05)

    With help from Amy Wynn Pastor, new homeowner Alan takes on renovations.

  2. 2. High-Tech Window Protection (00:56)

    High-tech options for protecting your windows during a hurricane.

  3. 3. Bachelor Pad- Part 3 (03:31)

    With help from Amy Wynn Pastor, new homeowner Alan takes on renovations.

  4. 4. The Williams Project (20:00)

    This living-room redo includes tearing out a large heat-wasting window.

  5. 5. Beach House Kitchen Remodel (02:57)

    A beach house's kitchen loses an unneeded window and gains lots of space.

  6. 6. Cleaning Window Treatments (05:11)

    The Queen of Clean shares tips for cleaning window treatments.

  7. 7. 10 Things You Should Know Before Installing a Skylight

    The DIY Network experts give you the facts you should know before installing a skylight.

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

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

  9. 9. Casement Window (01:04)

    A look at Marvin casement windows.

  10. 10. How to Restore an Old Window

    Steps for restoring the window of an old home to its original condition.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. How to Make Barn-Door Style Blackout Shutters

    Barn-door style wooden shutters block out external light to darken the home theater area.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. Drywall and Windows

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

  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. Stitched Hannukah Ornament (04:52)

    Stitch ornaments and hang in your window as a festive and unique Menorah.

  15. 15. How to Replace Windows (00:01:22)

    Here's a short visual overview showing how to replace windows.

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