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How to Seal Old Windows

Don’t replace those drafty old windows, here’s how to weatherstrip your double hung windows instead.

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How to Replace a Door With a Window

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows the proper way to install a new window into an old—and oversized—doorway opening

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How to Install Window Casing for Vinyl Siding

Adding window trim with This Old House host Kevin O'Connor

Marvin windows at the Westerly project
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Installing Windows for Light, Views, & Durability | Westerly Project

See how Marvin let the light and ocean views into Season 41’s Westerly House.

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How To Install a Window Sash Replacement Kit

Tom Silva teaches three apprentices from our Generation NEXT program how to install a window sash replacement kit.

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How to Attach Window Boxes to Brick Siding

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to securely fasten outdoor containers to masonry

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Waterproof Window Installation

In this how-to video, learn the correct way to install a waterproof window with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.

How to Replace a Window

Ready-to-install replacement units give you high performance and good looks with a minimum of fuss

How to Install an Egress Window

Although basement and attic conversions differ in many ways, they share a common and critical component: the egress window. Read on to learn the things to consider before installing an egress window in your lower level or basement.

The Great Escape: Egress Doors and Window Wells

If your basement includes habitable space, it is required to have a means of egress for safe escape. Here’s how we chose the right doors and window wells for the luxuriously outfitted basement at the TOH 2018 Idea House.

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How to Install Interior Window Trim

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs interior window trim using hand tools

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How to Install and Plant Window Boxes

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to properly mount window boxes, and This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares expert planting tips.

How to Repair a Rotted Windowsill

A quick guide to fixing exterior window trim without replacing the window

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How to Install a Storm Window

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows proper way to install a new storm window

How to Replace a Window Pane

Tom Silva shows how easy it is to fix a single-glazed wood sash

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How to Install a Replacement Window

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to put in a new bathroom window

How to Install Window Shades

They look good, control light, and add insulation

Weathering the Storm

A good storm window does the job of a replacement window, for a fraction of the cost.

How to Trim Out a Window

Tom Silva's step-by-step instructions for one of his favorite jobs—installing window casings

How to Install a Window

From waterproofing to insulating, Tom Silva's step-by-step guide to putting in a new window

How to Build a Second-Story Bay in Three Days

It's a challenge to install, but a second-story bay window is a marvel of engineering and can do wonders for cramped dark spaces.