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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 big changes to your home.

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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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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

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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9 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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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...


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How to Hang Drapes at the Proper Height

Curtains add style and privacy to your home. Here are the dos and don'ts when it comes to hanging curtains.


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Why You Need to Clean Weep Holes Before Cold Temps

Here’s how to winterize your window's weep holes before the snow hits the ground and makes everything more difficult. We'll...


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7 Best Window Well Covers

Wondering which window well covers work best? Learn about seven great options for covering your window wells and the specific...

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What You Need to Know About Smart Blinds

Control the light and privacy in a room no matter where you are with these smart home-compatible blinds.


Screen Repair: How to Fix a Window Screen

Get your window screens in shape for summer with this simple screen repair project. We'll walk you through it.


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How to Avoid and Remove Window Condensation

Use a hygrometer to diagnose moisture and humidity problems inside the house.


FAQs About Buying New Windows

How to evaluate your old windows and buy replacement windows.


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The 3 Best Tips for Sealing Windows for Winter

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

How to Clean Window Tracks

If you've been neglecting to clean your window tracks, you're not alone. Luckily, you can clean them (and the sills)...


How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes

How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window


Glass Replacement: How to Replace Insulating Glass

Three ways to fix a broken or fogged-up double paned window.


How to Glaze a Window (Single Pane)

Tighten up drafty old windows with new glazing putty


How to Fix a Double-Hung Window

Complete instructions for how to repair a broken double-hung window.


Hard to Open Windows

Keep your casement windows opening like new.


Stop Window Drafts and Door Drafts to Save Energy

Remove window and door trim to seal air leaks for good and save big money


Repair a Torn Fiberglass Screen

Fix holes in screen windows or doors with patches and glue.

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How to Replace Window Jamb Liners

Keep aging replacement windows operating smoothly


How to Repair Old Windows

Don't replace casement windows—repair them


How to Install Vinyl Replacement Windows

Save big $$$! Install your own replacement windows. In this article learn about replacing windows.


How to Install Window Blinds

Blinds are practical, relatively inexpensive and very easy to install. Simply follow these steps and you'll have your blinds installed...


How to Apply Winter Window Film and Operate the Blinds

Open and close mini blinds with winter window film


How to Install a Bow Window

How to frame a rough window opening, install a new window, trim out the interior and exterior around a new...