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The trick for installing replacement windows is in the initial measurements. Be sure to measure the window opening carefully. Length and width are not the only measurements you should make.

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Window cleaning can be quick and easy with the right tools. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter shares window washing tips about which window cleaning supplies to use, what tools work best and how to clean windows properly.

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Window cleaner is only one aspect of streak free window cleaning. This video shows you window cleaning secrets to get results like a pro window cleaner. The most important thing is using the right window cleaning tools. Rather than store bought or homemade glass cleaner, use a squeegee and the right soap.

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Window sashes can be found in just about every home. Some go up and down, while others swing out like a door. You can buy window sash replacement kits in case your window sashes can't be repaired. If you want to save energy dollars, you are a candidate for high-efficiency window sash replacement kits. Tilt-in sash kits are popular because they make it easy to clean windows from inside the house.

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A window box is a wonderful way to add color and beauty to the exterior of a home. A window box planter can be made from many materials, but I prefer waterproof ones. Metal window boxes can be used, but be sure to use ones that will never rust or need maintenance. Because window boxes are heavy and can fall, the installation methods and fasteners used to connect them to a house are very critical.

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Replacement windows are a common home remodeling project. Vinyl replacement windows are popular, because they are maintenance-free. How to install replacement windows is a common question, since people want to try to save money on the job.

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Knowing how to spot quality construction is vital to buying vinyl windows that will last for years. Quality materials and construction can be spotted with these tips on vinyl replacement windows. Look also for labels designating AAMA certification on the window frame.

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