Window Maintenance

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Troubleshooting Hard-to-Open Windows

Not sure why your window is stuck? We have some fixes.

How to Install Window Jamb Liners

7 steps to better energy efficiency.

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Answers to your Window and Door Questions

How to select, hang, adjust, and maintain openings.

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How to Insulate a Hollow Core Door

A hollow core door is lightweight and inexpensive.

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Drip Cap

A drip cap is a very useful item to install as it will protect your window trim from wood rot. A drip

4 Kinds of Durable Decorative Window Shutters

Decorative window shutters are used to decorate the windows.

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How to Make Your Own Window Cleaner

Window cleaner, you will find, can be quite expensive.

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Easy Replacement Window Installation

A replacement window installation need not be a formidable challenge.

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Decorating a Bathroom Window

Decorating a bathroom window is often a challenge.

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How to Prevent Fogged Windows

If fogged windows have long been a problem in your home, try fans.

Ways to Clean and Maintain Your Window Casing

A window casing is a decorative addition.

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How to Reduce Window Condensation

How to effectively reduce and eliminate condensation on your windows.

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Exterior Wood Window Frame: Painting Tips

Wooden windows need to be kept in good condition.

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Outdoor Window Shutters: How to Know When to Repair or Replace

Shutters can't perform their job if they're bent or rotted.

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Awning Window

It's a wonderful way to let in a breeze.

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How to Wash Your Windows

Scheduling your window washing task into manageable chunks.

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Making Art Glass Windows With Recycled Plastic

Art glass windows add to the beauty of your home.

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Decorating a Garden Window

A garden window serves as a small green house for plants.

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How to Maintain Steel Casement Windows

Casement windows can be opened by crank or by hand.

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Tips for Freeing Sticking Windows

How to get that sliding window operating smoothly again.

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Problems with Argon Gas Leakage in Double Paned Windows

Argon gas is a common method for insulating windows.

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How to Maintain Wood Casement Windows

Wood casement windows are very common.

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Outdoor Window Shutters that Withstand Any Type of Weather

Since building codes in hurricane prone areas require outdoor window shutters, it is important to explore what is available. There are several types of shutters that will withstand any type of weather, from traditional wood to roll down steel ones. Choosing shutters that are best for you will depend

Wooden vs. Plastic Window Shutters

Plastic window shutters have a distinct place in the home.

Window Maintenance: Mitigating Swollen Wood

Getting the timing right helps.

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How to Paint a Sliding Window.

What precautions should you take when painting a window.

How To Install A Window Stop

An easy way to upgrade the security of your home.

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Window Moisture: What Causes Moisture inside Your Windows?

It often forms when moist air contacts a surface.

Four Alternative Ways To Clean Windows

One of the most popular and easiest way to clean windows.

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Aluminum Windows - Maintenance Tips

It's necessary to prevent stiff, sticky springs.

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Repairing Plastic Window Shutters

Plastic window shutters can help you redecorate the exterior of your home on a low budget. The shutters

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Cost Effective Exterior Window Trim

Exterior trim on the window will enhance the curb appeal of the look of any home. Choose the right product wisely.

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How to Glaze Windows

How to easily glaze single pane.

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How to Replace Plastic Window Shutters

They're one of the most affordable options.

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Window Glaze Basics

Think of glaze is a putty sealant.

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Tips for Regular Window Maintenance

Maintaining your windows is more important than your think!

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How to Clean and Lubricate a Casement Window Crank

You may find that the crank is stiff and difficult to move.

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How do I remove paint from vinyl window frames?

Follow the simple steps below to effectively remove it.

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How to Cool Your Home With Window Tinting

Save on your utility bills with this DIY window treatment.

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How to Refinish Wood Window Frames

Wood window frames need to be properly finished.

How to Maintain Wooden Window Frames

While wooden window frames can usually take care of themselves, they do require regular maintenance.

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Caulking in Cold Weather

Don’t worry if the warm months have passed you by and a caulking job still needs doing.