Replacing a Basement Window
How to swap out those corroded cast-in-place windows with new, more efficient units
If your steel-frame, cast-in-place basement windows are starting to show signs of corrosion, or if the single-pane glass and lack of gasketing is becoming an obvious chink in the thermal envelope of your house, it’s time for an upgrade. In this Project House article, remodeler Mike Guertin shows how to remove an old basement window and replace it with a modern, energy-efficient vinyl window.
Video extra: See Mike Guertin’s window-removal method in action.
Photo: Justin Fink