Prepare for your next window project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.
Window tinting is a sub-section of a broader category of window upgrades more accurately called "window film". While some tint, others offer no tint or privacy but do increase impact resistance. Read on to learn if adding tint to your home’s windows is worth it, as well as the methods for installation, types of tint available, and more.
Learn how to "live lighter" with this cost-effective, energy-efficient, and simple-to-install skylight option from VELUX.
Stronger than vinyl, more affordable than clad wood, they stand out for their strength, low upkeep, and good looks
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor works with painter Mauro Henrique to demonstrate a masking primer that leaves clean lines on a window
Pinpoint the perfect type of window to match your home’s architecture
Save yourself thousands in future repair, maintenance, and energy costs by not leaving these minor problems to get out of hand
Whether you're looking for new units to outfit an addition or replacements for your existing windows, the experts at This Old House sort through the options to simplify your search
How to verify the slope of a windowsill without special tools or advanced math skills
Make sure your exterior shutters and storm windows fit the way they should
When you build a dormer, there's more to consider than its style alone. It needs to fit in with the general design of the house. If you are adding more than one dormer, you also need to decide how to link or separate them.
Dormer windows add light and living space to a roof’s slope. See our pictures that show a variety of style and design ideas.
We share what to do (and not to do) when deciding where to place windows on your house.
Replacement windows are a good idea — as long as the new windows are well made and the old ones really need replacing
If your eyes glaze over when conversation turns to U-value and low-E, wake up to what's new in window glass.
They might not be the most inexpensive home improvement project you'll ever attempt. But eyebrow windows can dramatically improve the look of your home