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.
Whether you want to replace your home’s windows for an affordable price or you’re looking to upgrade for better functionality and energy efficiency, the This Old House Reviews team has got you covered. 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.
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.
Don’t replace those drafty old windows, here’s how to weatherstrip your double hung windows instead.
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.
In this how-to video, free a stuck window with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.
Dormer windows add light and living space to a roof’s slope. See our pictures that show a variety of style and design ideas.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner several ways to protect windows during a storm.
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.
Learn how to "live lighter" with this cost-effective, energy-efficient, and simple-to-install skylight option from VELUX.
In this how-to video, learn the correct way to install a waterproof window with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.
Ready-to-install replacement units give you high performance and good looks with a minimum of fuss
Looking for the best window washing solutions? Follow our DIY window cleaning tips.
Tom Silva teaches three apprentices from our Generation NEXT program how to install a window sash replacement kit.
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.
Watch Kevin O’Connor and Building Science expert Christine Williamson discuss the key strategies to an air-tight installation that manages water.