Windows and Doors

JLC Field Guide: Windows and Doors

Quality windows and doors can increase comfort and home value more than almost any other exterior feature. But the impacts on building performance can be harsh if you don't get the water, air and thermal detailing right.

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Windows and Doors Featured Articles

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Rx For Wood Windows - Preventing Paint Failure

To prevent paint failure, make sure wood windows are properly flashed, prepped,... More

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Installing Full-Frame Replacement Windows

A window and door specialist from Chicago shares fast and efficient installation... More

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Building a High-Performance Window Wall

Large triple-glazed windows create an energy-efficient alternative to traditional... More

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Rot-Proof Window Sill Retrofit

Manny Silva explains how to replace a rotted wood window sill with one fabricated... More

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New Windows for Old Brick Veneer Walls

How to get a watertight replacement window installation when the existing brick... More

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Windows and Doors Instruction

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A Remodeler's Guide to Basement Egress

Before converting a basement to living space, be sure you can meet the... More

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Replacing Old Exterior Window Trim With PVC 'Trim Kits'

Manny Silva shares his efficient method for repairing rotted window casings. More

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Casing Inset Windows in Well-Insulated Walls

Check out these exterior trim strategies for doors and windows that are set toward... More

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