How to Trim Out a Window
You don't have to be a professional carpenter to trim out a window with perfect miters on every corner. Watch, learn and add trimming a window…
Creating New Spaces with Windows and Doors
Take the next step beyond simple replacement windows and doors to increase the livability and appeal of your home, inside and out.
Do it right. Do it yourself.
The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.
How to Replace a Door or Window Screen
If you have a damaged window or door screen, The Family Handyman expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to make a simple repair.
How to Install Vinyl Replacement Windows
If you have basic tools and skills you can install your own vinyl replacement windows and save hundreds of dollars in installation…
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…
Prevent Window Leaks with Proper Window Installation
New or replacement windows can be made completely watertight with just a little extra effort by properly installing the sill pan, house wrap and…
Comparison-Shopping for New Windows
Choose new windows that'll increase your comfort, save you money and reduce maintenance. We show you what to look for.
Installing Glass Block Basement Windows
We'll show you how to install a preassembled glass block panel for a basement window. This is much easier than installing a traditional…
How to Operate Window Blinds Covered With Shrink Film
Applying winter window film over mini blinds prevents you from opening and closing them. We show you a neat trick that let’s you operate…
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…
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.