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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. Replacement Windows

    New windows are a smart investment. Learn how to choose the best replacement windows with these tips.

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  2. 2. Windows and Wasted Spaces Pt 3 (05:55)

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

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

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

  4. 4. Empire State Building Part 1 (07:13)

    The outside has over 200 lights that change colors for the holiday season.

  5. 5. Glass Block Windows- Part 1 (05:15)

    Paul and the Kitchen Renovations team update a loft-style home kitchen.

  6. 6. Preserving Original Lead Glass (00:02:41)

    Nicole brings in a window preservationist to repair original lead glass.

  7. 7. Painting a Double-Hung Window (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for painting a double-hung window.

  8. 8. Empire State Building Part 2 (03:24)

    The outside has over 200 lights that change colors for the holiday season.

  9. 9. Glass Block Windows- Part 2 (04:20)

    Paul and the Kitchen Renovations team update a loft-style home kitchen.

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Insulation How-To (03:41)

    Everything you need to know about insulation choices and R-values.

  12. 12. Copper-Roofed Bay Window (00:03:21)

    Terry and Jon install a beautiful bay window complete with a copper roof.

  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. Food & Wine Kitchen (20:01)

    A traditional style makeover updated for entertaining and everyday living.

  15. 15. How to Install a Skylight in a Garage Ceiling

    Use these tips to install a skylight into the ceiling of a garage.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
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