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    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.


    How to Replace Window Jamb Liners

    Keep aging replacement windows operating smoothly


    How to Repair Old Windows

    Don't replace casement windows—repair them

    5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Plumbing Snake

    Consistent maintenance of your drain-cleaning equipment reduces effort on site and prolongs its useful lifespan.


    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


    10 Awesome Ideas for Window Treatments

    Window treatments can change the look and feel a room. Whether you're looking for curtains, shades or something in between,...


    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...


    How to Install a Window

    Two easy ways to pull out old windows and put in new wood or vinyl replacement inserts or double-hung sash...


    Are Triple Pane Windows Worth the Extra Cost?

    Consider all the pros and cons, not just price of triple pane windows.

    Installing and Flashing Windows – Your DIY Guide

    Properly installed sills and flashing will withstand the weather forever


    Shortening Horizontal Window Blinds

    It's simpler than it looks to shorten blinds. We'll walk you through it.


    Fixing the Lift Cord on a Miniblind

    Replace old cords easily and quickly before they break.


    How to Plan Egress Windows

    When fire pounces, do you have a way out?


    How to Clean Windows

    The fastest way to wash your windows with crystal clear, streak-free results.


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    Build a Mini Greenhouse with an Old Window

    Give an old window new life by turning it into a mini greenhouse.


    Why Insulated Window Glass Fogs

    When insulating glass goes bad.


    Best-Reviewed Products for Cleaning Your Windows

    A collection of well-reviewd tools that will make the daunting task of window cleaning easier and more efficient.

    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...


    Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for Curtains

    From sheer to blackout, romantic to modern, expensive to budget-friendly, you're sure to find something you'll love in this collection...


    This is the Best Way to Winterize Windows

    The best way to winterize your windows is to add a sealed layer of plastic or glass over the window....


    How to Replace a Casement Window Crank Operator

    Before you replace the entire window, check to see if the problem is with the casement window hardware. You can...


    How to Seal Windows for Winter

    When the temperature drops and the cold wind starts to blow, you'll want to know how to stop those drafts...


    How to Build Window Cornices

    Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought