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How to Install New Windows


Author's Note

Home improvement projects are tough enough; wading through the myriad ways they can be done to find the way they should be done is a challenge in itself. Remember that these are just rough guidelines; it's always a good idea to check with the window manufacturer's Web site to see if there's anything particular that will help the process of installation go smoothly. Ask a salesperson where you're buying your windows for any tips they know about particular brands or designs as well.

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