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How to Clean Windows Like a Pro

Looking for the best window washing solutions? Follow our DIY window cleaning tips.

How to Repair Sash Windows

How to preserve old windows with putty, epoxy, and patience

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How to Replace a Broken Windowpane

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva replaces a broken pane in a basement window

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How to Repair Exterior Shutters

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva breathes new life into an old, broken window shutter

Easy Fixes for Drafty Windows and Doors

Read these 8 things you can do yourself to keep warm inside your home.

Filling Rotted Trim with Two-Part Epoxy

Durable and flexible epoxy is the best way to restore crumbling woodwork

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How to Repair Damaged Window Sash Cords

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner fix window sash cords to keep her double hung window in balance

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How to Replace Antique Window Sash Balancers

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner give his antique window a lift by installing new sash balancers.

5 Easy Ways to Remove Scratches from a Glass Window

Dealing with scratches on your glass windows? We’ve rounded up 5 methods for removing scratches from glass quickly and easily. Read this guide to learn more.

Make That Glass Sparkle

Windows bring in light, open up horizons, and provide a link to the outside world. These window cleaning tips will make them—and your house—shine

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How to Repair Stuck Sash Windows

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to free a painted-shut window

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How to Replace a Basement Window

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva puts in a new basement window

Pro Guide to Windows: Dos and Don'ts

Lessons to keep in mind when installing new windows or maintaining old ones

Cutting Glass

Tom Silva's step-by-step instructions for making clean, safe cuts in a replacement pane

Pro Window Painting Secret

How the pros manage to paint windows without making a mess of the glass

Fast Fix for a Stubborn Sash

Frustrated by a sticky double-hung window? Here's an easy way to fix it.