How to Install Replacement Windows

Two easy ways to pull out old windows and put in new wood or vinyl replacement inserts or double-hung sash replacement kits.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Caulk gun
  • Level
  • Pliers
  • Putty knife
  • Utility knife

Protractor

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Minimal expanding foam
  • Fiberglass insulation
  • Window and door caulk
  • Shims