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How To Choose Windows for Your Cabin

Six tips to help you choose from a wide variety of windows for your cabin.

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7 Best Paints for Windows

Want to transform window panes, glassware, vases and other glass objects? You can do it with paint, but not just...


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Tips for Fixing a Leaking Skylight

If your skylight's leaking, often you can do the repair yourself. First, you have to figure out where the water...


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Homeowner’s Guide to Skylights

Let the light shine! Put a skylight in your roof to lower your energy bills, bask in the mood-enhancing rays...


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How to Choose Interior Window Trim

A guide to interior window trim to help homeowners make the right choice.

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Can You Paint Vinyl Windows?

Yes, you can paint vinyl windows. But no, we don't recommend it. Here's why.


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7 Best Bathroom Window Treatment Ideas of 2022

Bathroom window treatments don’t have to be boring. These ideas offer the best of privacy and style.

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10 Cabin Window Treatments and Ideas

Adorn your cabin with these rustic, woodsy and cottagecore window treatments.


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Home Window Tinting: What To Know Before You Buy

If you live in a climate where the air conditioner runs almost all the time, energy-saving home window tinting can...


How to Clean Window Screens

Screen Cleaning Made Easy

 


Trimless Windows: How to Achieve the Look

Give your windows trimless style using drywall returns.

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How to Replace a Door or Window Screen

If you have a damaged window or door screen, The Family Handyman expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to...


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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Window Caulking: Seal Windows for Winter in 3 Steps

Take these steps to save money and heat when the temperatures drop.


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8 Best Smart Blinds

Choosing the right smart blinds can be confusing. We break down the options and offer the best choices for every...


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Energy Efficient Windows: What to Know Before You Buy

With so many options to choose from, buying windows can be a tough job. Learn how to buy windows, with...

10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home


Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


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How to Clean Inside Car Windows

Follow these steps to clean glass on the inside and get rid of fingerprints, smudges and the dust generated by...


How to Avoid Window Condensation in Winter

Window condensation is a nuisance, but worse yet it can cause damage to your window and wood trim finishes, and...


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


How to Never Scrape Your Windshield Again

Winter can be harsh. Not only is there all the snow blowing and shoveling, but scraping your car windshield can...


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


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What You Need to Know About Egress Windows

To convert your basement into a bedroom, you'll need an egress window. Discover what they are and why they're so...

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How to Fix a Cracked Window

The keys to success here are a good putty knife and a quality glazing compound.


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8 Best Blackout Curtains

Dim to pitch-black: Here's our roundup of the best blackout curtains for blocking out light when the sun is up.



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6 Best Storm Windows of 2022

You're ready to buy storm windows, but what kind? Interior or exterior? Budget or top-of-the-line? Read on for our picks...


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Storm Window Buyer’s Guide

Storm windows are a cost-effective way to keep heated or cooled air from escaping your home. Read our guide to...


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7 Best Window Draft Stoppers

With winter right around the corner, learn how window draft stoppers can help keep your home cozy and warm this...