Windows & Doors

Triple Window Trim-Out

When Three Equals One: Trimming Three Windows with a Single Window Stool By Larry Walton Photos by Tim Walton When James and Michelle were designing

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Window Guards

              Building and Installing Easily Removable Window Fall Restraints By Larry Walton Photos by Mark Walton

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Weather-Ready Windows

In this two-phase project old windows are upgraded with energy-efficient vinyl replacements, plus the surrounding wood trim is protected with aluminum wrap. By Matt Weber

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Older Windows: Repair or Replace?

New windows offer some big advantages for homeowners. Replacement units offer smooth operation, tasteful decorative options, more energy efficiency and less routine maintenance. The problem

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How a Split-jamb Door Works

Q: How does a split-jamb door work?   A: Prehung split-jamb doors are designed for situations where an interior wall’s rough frame is thicker than a standard

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Windows as Picture Frames

           Residential home designer Marla Bruemmer has a unique viewpoint on the placement of windows in the houses she creates. “I use windows as picture

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Fight Wood Rot

Compost is supposed to rot … houses are not. Unfortunately, wood rots. Unless kept dry and in the right environment, wood, being a natural material, eventually decays.

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Hot Product

Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape
Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape

Waterproofing the ledger board is a critical step in preventing moisture damage and ensuring the structural integrity of a deck over time. To fully protect this essential component, the makers of Trex® Seal™ Ledger Tape have introduced a new butyl tape engineered specifically for use beneath the ledger board. Measuring 22 inches wide, Trex® Seal™ […]

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