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How to Insulate a Window

How to Insulate a Window

Proper insulation on windows is very important. During the cold months, insulating your windows with plastic can help keep your house warm. This also may translate into lower monthly energy bills and expense. If the windows in your home are drafty maing it hard to keep the house warm when it is cold outside there […]

How to Clean the Window Screen

How to Clean the Window Screen

Having a window screen allows you to enjoy the scenery of the outdoor from inside the home. It serves as a way for the sunlight to enter and lit the whole room. It is important to clean the window from time to time otherwise it can become weak and spoilt easily. Dirty window screen is […]

How to Add a Garden Window

How to Add a Garden Window

A garden window (sometimes called a box window) extends the win­dow area about a foot outward from the house. It makes the room it’s in look larger and more spacious. It also adds a certain elegance to the house. Will you recoup the money you spend adding a garden window? The addition will likely cost […]

How to Replace a Window Pane

How to Replace a Window Pane

It is possible to repair a window temporarily by using a sheet of polythene fixed to the inside of the window with adhesive tape or nailed lightly on with battens. But sooner or later you will have to replace the glass. How you do this depends on whether the window is timber or metal. Removing […]

How to Remove a Window Frame

How to Remove a Window Frame

Unscrew any opening window in the frame and reclaim any hinges and stays that might be reusable. If the frame has fixed lights, remove them if possible and save the glass for reuse. Glass left in place may get broken. Use an old cold chisel or some similar implement to scrape and chisel away the […]

How to Open a Stuck Window

How to Open a Stuck Window

Double-hung wood frame windows are prone to sticking open or shut. Unsticking them can be a difficult task unless you know the techniques for opening them without damage to the windows or to yourself. You can unstick a window in just a few minutes once you’ve learned how. LOOKING FOR CAUSE Windows, especially wood frame […]