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How to Trim an Interior Window

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner trim a window to match the rest of the house

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How to Replace a Skylight

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a new skylight into an existing roof opening

Person using a gap filler to seal drafty windows.
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How to Straighten a Window

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shims a window that has fallen out of parallel due to improper installation

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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 Assemble Exterior Window Trim

Sweenor Builders developed a process for trimming out windows that yields tight joints sure to withstand harsh climates

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How to Replace a Leaking Skylight

Installing a new skylight into an existing opening with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.

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How to Choose Hurricane Window Covers

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner several ways to protect windows during a storm.

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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.

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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 Build a Custom Window Screen

Pro2Pro Editor, Chris Ermides, decided to upgrade the tattered window screens that came with his house by building new ones

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Ask Kevin: Window Anatomy

Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor explains the various parts of a standard double-hung window

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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 a Picture Window

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to remove a broken window and replace it.

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How Safety Glass Can Protect You

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how safety glass breaks differently than traditional plate glass.

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Replacement Windows Done Right

Tom Silva shows the TOH apprentices how to properly install new double-hung windows at the Newton Project House, with Marvin’s Tilt Pac Sash Replacement System

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How to Trim a Window with Pressure-Treated Pine

General Contractor Jeff Sweenor explains how to use pre-primed, pressure-treated pine for exterior window trim and door casings

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How to Quickly Prime and Paint Windows

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

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OUTLOOKS: an Architect’s Perspective on Windows

Windows are essential to the design (or redesign) of any home. In this video, an architect explains how proper siting and design decisions can affect window choice and placement

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OUTLOOKS: a Builder’s Perspective on Windows

Contractor Charlie Silva shares the three most important aspects homeowners should consider when choosing windows

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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.

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How to Repair Melted Vinyl Siding

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner solve the mystery of her melted vinyl siding

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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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New Windows Transform a Historic Victorian Mansion

The Stevens Estate, in North Andover, Massachusetts, gets energy-efficient windows that stay true to the mansion's 1886 Victorian architecture

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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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How to Wash Windows Like a Pro

Quick tips for getting a streak-free shine with window-cleaning expert Garry Jalowka

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How to Replace a Window Sash Spring Balancer

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva repairs a window that won't stay open

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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 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 Install Window Casing for Vinyl Siding

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

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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.

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How to Replace a Rotted Windowsill

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tricks-of-the-trade for installing a new, long-lasting windowsill

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How to Replace the Sash Lock on a Vinyl Window

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install and swap out broken or missing window security mechanisms