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

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

  2. 2. Channellock Rescue Tool (01:22)

    This six-in-one tool cuts battery cables, breaks safety glass and more.

  3. 3. Replacing a Pocket Window (00:01:01)

    Here is the DIY Download on replacing a pocket window.

  4. 4. Windows (20:00)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw learns all about windows.

  5. 5. Lowering Your Gas Costs (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics to help you lower your gas costs.

  6. 6. Window Washing (01:21)

    Jason Cameron washes a window that's very high off the ground.

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

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

  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Glass Block Windows- Part 1 (05:15)

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

  10. 10. Unworkable Kitchen Fix (00:03:59)

    Removing the windows opens huge possibilities in a space-wasting kitchen.

  11. 11. Growing Exotic Outdoor Orchids (00:01:00)

    Orchids are added to an under-window ledge for an exotic outdoor look.

  12. 12. Hardwood Plantation Shutters

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

  13. 13. Windows Buying Guide

    Before you buy new windows, learn the pros and cons of different types of windows, the various styles and latest trends from DIYNetwork...

  14. 14. Ranch Style Outdoor Living (03:18)

    This sheep-ranch backyard becomes an outdoor room with a view.

  15. 15. Backyard Living Room (20:01)

    With a small house, the living space is expanded into the backyard.

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