Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your window.
Best Window Air Conditioners of 2023
Window air conditioners keep your home at a cool temperature during the summer months. To learn more about your air conditioning options, read our review below on the best window air conditioners. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
How to Install Blinds
Blinds are a great way to add privacy to your home. Read this step-by-step guide to learn the best ways to install various types of blinds on your home’s windows.
Installing Windows for Light, Views, & Durability | Westerly Project
See how Marvin let the light and ocean views into Season 41’s Westerly House.
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.
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.
Window and Door Installation Master Class | Pro2Pro LIVE
Watch Kevin O’Connor and Building Science expert Christine Williamson discuss the key strategies to an air-tight installation that manages water.
How to Properly Install a Window | Pro2Pro
Watch Tom Silva teach two apprentices how to correctly hang a flanged window.
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.
How to Seal Old Windows
Don’t replace those drafty old windows, here’s how to weatherstrip your double hung windows instead.
How to Install Interior Window Trim
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs interior window trim using hand tools
How to Attach Window Boxes to Brick Siding
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to securely fasten outdoor containers to masonry
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
How to Install Window Casing for Vinyl Siding
Adding window trim with This Old House host Kevin O'Connor
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
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 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 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
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.
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.