In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows an energy-efficient way to insulate old windows
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner fix window sash cords to keep her double hung window in balance
Preparing your house for an impending hurricane or tropical storm? Here’s how to install plywood panels to keep flying debris at bay.
Shades cover your windows, blocking sunlight and giving you privacy. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best blinds on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Don’t replace those drafty old windows, here’s how to weatherstrip your double hung windows instead.
Remove dirt and grime from any glass surface with a high-quality cleaner. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best glass cleaners on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
In this DIY Smarts project, This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada build and plant custom window boxes for a colorful touch of curb appeal.
In an expansive workshop on the North Shore of Massachusetts, Alison Hardy—a.k.a. the Window Woman of New England—and her small team of skilled workers are meticulously restoring dozens of weathered, century-old sashes.
In this guide, we’ll take a look at some average price ranges for different types of windows and framing materials to help you plan your window replacement.
When you’re shopping for new window treatments like blinds or shutters, choose a company with great products and customer service. In this 3 Day Blinds review, we examine what the company has to offer to help you determine if its products are right for you.
In this Renewal by Andersen review, we examine the company’s services, cost, reputation, and more.
Home technology expert Ross Trethewey and carpenter Nathan Gilbert share some cost-effective ways to seal and insulate existing windows without replacing them.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to remove a broken window and replace it.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a new skylight into an existing roof opening
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.
Sweenor Builders developed a process for trimming out windows that yields tight joints sure to withstand harsh climates
Preserve nice, wood windows—or just save on the cost of replacement—while boosting energy efficiency and reducing noise transmission with the newest generation of storm windows.
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.
This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert explains a few features of Marvin’s Skycove window.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner trim a window to match the rest of the house
Learn how to safely drill a hole in glass without chipping, cracking, or shattering it to pieces.
Skylights are designed to bring more natural light into the home, and they can dramatically up the wow factor in any room. But beyond the aesthetic benefits, skylights offer real health benefits, too.
Installing a new skylight into an existing opening with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.
We share what to do (and not to do) when deciding where to place windows on your house.
When it came to restoring our 1890 Shingle-style Cape Ann home to its former glory, both the designer and architect at SV Design knew that the windows were critical to the home’s architecture. Working with the homeowner’s vision to create a lighter and brighter space, they chose Marvin to bring the view of the outside in with new windows and doors, as well as retain the integrity of the home’s design, and provide the efficiency and technology to make the home comfortable.
DIY glass etching is a great way to personal touch to your home. Here are the materials and tools you’ll need for your project.
In this special episode of Ask This Old House, Tom Silva and Kevin O’Connor explain everything you need to know about using, installing, maintaining and repairing a window.
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.
A guide to help you select of the best material to use for weather stripping your doors or windows.
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.