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  • Shortening Horizontal Window Blinds

  • Horizontal blinds that are too long look bad, but also create a serious safety hazard for young children. Fortunately, shortening them is…

  • Home Windows: How to Buy

  • New or replacement windows can change the look of your house, but they're expensive. Here are the top five problems with old windows, and how…

  • How to Install a Bow Window

  • We'll walk through the steps needed to install a bow window, which will give your room a lot of natural light and a spacious feel. The new…

  • FAQs About Buying New Windows

  • How do you decide whether to repair or replace your old windows? Learn your options, relative cost and effectiveness of repairs, and how to…

  • How to Plan Egress Windows

  • Egress windows provide emergency exits in case of fire. We tell you how big they should be and where you need them in your home. If your…

  • Heat Reducing Window Film

  • Install special window films to reduce heat gain from sunlight or reduce heat loss in cold weather. It's a quick and easy task.

  • How to Clean Glass Windows and Doors

  • Clean tough glass stains and built-up mineral deposits from shower doors and other glass surfaces using mild household abrasives and an ordinary…

  • How to Install Replacement Windows

  • Ready to replace your drafty old windows with new energy-efficient units? We'll show you the two easiest ways to pull out old windows and put…

  • How to Wash Windows

  • Wash your windows the fastest way with crystal clear, streak-free results. Try washing windows with a squeegee and I bet you'll never go back…

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