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How To : Replace sash cords in double hung windows

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

How To : Replace sash weights with spring balances

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace sash weights with spring balances. This requires some skill to remove the sash and to modify the side jams. Replace sash weights with spring balances. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com

How To : Replace window sash cords

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

How To : Insulate a window with sash weights

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

How To : Paint window sash

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.

How To : Replace the Sash Lock on a Window

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: .

How To : Make a Doo Rag Pattern

Video: . Whether you are gardening, cooking, riding a motorcycle or just want to cover up on a bad hair day, doo rags are easy to make and fun to personalize to suit to your style. If you would rather just download the durag pattern click here. You will need: Big enough pape ...more

How To : Turn an old window into illuminated wall art

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

How To : Install a transom window

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

News : 15 ways to repurpose your Mom's gown

Ah, your mom’s wedding gown. You know – that 1980’s polyester monstrosity with poofy shoulders so large they’d darned near swallow your whole face that’s lurking in your folks’ basement? Yeah, that one. Well, kiddo, she kept that for you to wear on your big day. That’s right. ...more

How To : Tie your belt (obi) on your gi for aikido

The video tutorial describes how to tie your belt (obi or sash) around your gi suit for aikido. This method is particularly good for aikido as the finished knot is fairly flat and the layers of the belt do not cross at the back. Step 1 - Start with the logo end of the belt ha ...more

How To : Create a giant spider web with rope and bolts

Watch this video tutorial to see how to create a giant spider web with rope and bolts. To make this giant Halloween spider web effect, you'll need a bunch of rope, a frame and 24 eye bolts. You can use this technique to weave a spider web at any scale, as long as you have an e ...more

How To : Decorate a doll cake

In this video you can see Goth Girl 4Eve completing a frosted doll cake. She begins with a base cake in the shape of a lampshade or angel food style pan with a small plastic doll inserted in the top (or doll top half). A creamy white frosting is smoothed over the bottom with a ...more

How To : Properly tie a toga for a party

Whether you're heading to a frat party, out for Halloween or just looking for a cool way to tie your towel at the beach - this video is here to help! Learn how to tie a toga, the ancient Greek way of dressing, and be ready for whatever costume situation may arise with a quick ...more

How To : Rock a summer scarf

It doesn't have to be freezing out to wear a scarf. You can wear a lighter scarf even in the summer to achieve a fun and fashionable look. Scarves are a great and versatile accessory that will add interest to any outfit. Summer scarves are light and airy. The secret to rockin ...more

How To : Flatter a boyish figure

A boyish figure is easy to dress: It's the shape high-fashion designers create for! Here's how to maximize the impact. You Will Need * Low-rise pants * Shapely tops * Full and pencil skirts * A bathing suit with boy shorts and a triangle top * Horizontal stripes Step 1 Wear l ...more

How To : Choose exterior paint schemes with This Old House

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

How To : Make a Japanese obi belt

In this DIY clothes making tutorial, learn how to make a Japanese Obi belt, perfect to add to any little black dress. Traditionally, Obi refers to various Japanese belts and sashes used for attire such as formal kimonos and martial arts uniforms. Obi’s are often worn with kimo ...more

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