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How to Avoid and Remove Window Condensation

Use a hygrometer to diagnose moisture and humidity problems inside the house.

How to Install a Window Air Conditioner

Installing a window air conditioner is an easy way to keep your cool.


Why Do Some New England Homes Have a ‘Witch Window’?

Here's the story behind this unusual home feature.


If You See Window Bars with a Potbelly, This Is What It’s For

The window bars are for security — and the bump serves a purpose, too. Here's what we discovered.


We Tried This Ryobi Pressure Washer and Our Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...

If Birds Peck at Your Windows and Mirrors, This is What it Means

Birding experts Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman explain why birds engage in these behaviors, and what you can do to prevent...


How to Install a Window Insulation Kit

Fix your drafty windows in about 15 minutes,

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How Much Does Window Replacement Cost?

Window replacement makes your home more energy efficient, but you have to spend money now to save money down the...


Marvin Windows Gives All Employees A Paid Week Off

One of the biggest window manufacturers in the country is shutting down operations for a week to give its employees...


How to Prevent Bird Strikes on Windows

We know sometimes birds strike windows, and it's much worse during migration. Here are a few simple things you can...


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How To Choose Windows for Your Cabin

Six tips to help you choose from a wide variety of windows for your cabin.

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7 Best Paints for Windows

Want to transform window panes, glassware, vases and other glass objects? You can do it with paint, but not just...


What to Know About Buying Windows

When shopping for windows, you'll find seven basic styles and at least seven important considerations. Knowing these makes you a...


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Tips for Fixing a Leaking Skylight

If your skylight's leaking, often you can do the repair yourself. First, you have to figure out where the water...


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Homeowner’s Guide to Skylights

Let the light shine! Put a skylight in your roof to lower your energy bills, bask in the mood-enhancing rays...


6 Exterior Window Trim Upgrades

If you're looking for quick, inexpensive ways to improve your home's curb appeal, start with freshening up the windows. Here...

5 Eye-Catching Window Painting Ideas

Whether you like going big or prefer something more modest, these paint tips will give your windows a little extra...


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How to Choose Interior Window Trim

A guide to interior window trim to help homeowners make the right choice.


How to Choose the Right Skylight Shades for Your Home

Skylight shades cover your skylights in stylish and functional ways. Here's everything you need to know.


What to Know About Skylight Replacement

Skylights remain popular features in homes. But they require some maintenance. This guide will help you sort out if you...


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Can You Paint Vinyl Windows?

Yes, you can paint vinyl windows. But no, we don't recommend it. Here's why.


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7 Best Bathroom Window Treatment Ideas of 2022

Bathroom window treatments don’t have to be boring. These ideas offer the best of privacy and style.


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10 Cabin Window Treatments and Ideas

Adorn your cabin with these rustic, woodsy and cottagecore window treatments.


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Home Window Tinting: What To Know Before You Buy

If you live in a climate where the air conditioner runs almost all the time, energy-saving home window tinting can...

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6 Best Plants for Window Boxes

Looking to spruce up your curb appeal with a splash of color? Here are some great plants to consider for...


How to Clean Window Screens

Screen Cleaning Made Easy

 


Trimless Windows: How to Achieve the Look

Give your windows trimless style using drywall returns.


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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...


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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Window Caulking: Seal Windows for Winter in 3 Steps

Take these steps to save money and heat when the temperatures drop.