Painting window sash is one of the most dreaded tasks for homeowners but with a bit of information and patience, anyone can do it well.
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Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace window sash cords. Steps: 1 Unscrew the window stop from each side jamb. 2 Remove the bottom sash. 3 Pry the parting bead free of the window frame. 4 Pull out the top sash. 5 Cut sash cord on both sides of window fr ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to insulate a window with sash weights. The hardest part of this improvement is removing and replacing the window trim. Insulate a window with sash weights. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
Learn how to replace the sash lock on window. This repair will help fix a drafty window, or may even help to fix or prevent a window from rattling or shaking in the wind. Video: .
Windows are the eyes to the home's soul. Keeping your windows attractive and in good working order will only add value to your residence. Older double-hung windows use cotton cords and counter weights to help lift and lower the window sashes. Over time, the sash cords can det ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose exterior paint schemes. Steps: 1. For small, simple Queen Anne home, choose a three-color scheme; large, elaborate Victorians can support up to seven different colors 2. Choose paint colors for three main areas: the ...more
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Well, if you have a thing about windows, especially barn sash windows, then you can pass this cool art design for your home ...more
A transom window is a traditionally fixed window over a door or an operating sash window. In this how to video, the experts form the DIY network prep and install a transom window in this historic home. Watch this tutorial and you can be installing a transom window into your ow ...more