The complete video collection on insulating, air sealing, and installing windows in a superinsulated sunroom addition in Wayland, MA
Historically, shutters were used for protection and light management. These shutters do both at the same time.
Sash and jamb liners may make sense if the existing window frame is level, square, and in very good shape.
Keeping it #oldschool and building double-hung windows like they used to
The WRB is a BFD when choosing where to put the window
These triple-glazed vinyl windows use brackets to secure the window to the framing. A "flashing flange" helps align the window
Integrating a new drainage plane into an existing one is not as easy as it looks on a phone, but you've got to start somewhere, right?
No glazing compound—to keep the inside air in.—Heat leaks cost money.
Down to the studs: removing the old window, along with the interior- and exterior-trim, to the rough framing