Windows & Doors

Outie Window Installation: Weave It Into The Exterior Foam

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The complete video collection on insulating, air sealing, and installing windows in a superinsulated sunroom addition in Wayland, MA

Old Shutters That Still Show up to Work

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Historically, shutters were used for protection and light management. These shutters do both at the same time.

The Least Invasive and Most Affordable Option for Window Replacement

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Sash and jamb liners may make sense if the existing window frame is level, square, and in very good shape.

Double Hung from Scratch

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Keeping it #oldschool and building double-hung windows like they used to

 

 

Installing European Windows

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These triple-glazed vinyl windows use brackets to secure the window to the framing. A "flashing flange" helps align the window

Sill, Head, and Jamb Details for New Windows in Old Holes

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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?

Haiku: Like Air Through Glass

No glazing compound—to keep the inside air in.—Heat leaks cost money.

Window Retrofit—From the RO, Out

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Down to the studs: removing the old window, along with the interior- and exterior-trim, to the rough framing