How to Choose a Replacement Window - Fine Homebuilding

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How to Choose a Replacement Window

comments (1) May 16th, 2012

Video Length: 1:56
Produced by: Colin Rusell and Patrick McCombe

 Generally speaking, there are two ways to replace a window. The easiest and least-expensive option is what's called an insert replacement window, or simply a replacement window. In this case, you only replace the sashes and balance system. The other way to go is a full-frame replacement window, where you replace the entire window down th the rough opening.

So how do you know what's right for your project? Watch the video above where veteran remodeler Mike Sloggatt gives his take on the situation.

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Comments (1)

Benjamin1988 Benjamin1988 writes: Great video. I just replaced a window. Wished I saw this video first.

Posted: 5:08 pm on May 19th

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