Synopses & Reviews
One of the hottest home improvement trends is "daylighting" -- remodeling to increase the number and size of windows and light-transmitting doors in a home. In addition, simple repair and replacement of doors and windows is a perennially popular home improvement project. This book is an all-in-one reference that provides everything a homeowner needs to know about choosing, repairing, replacing, and installing all types of windows and doors in all kinds of structures -- houses, garages, sheds and outbuildings. It includes information on exterior doors, interior passage doors, sliding patio doors, French doors, skylights, and basement egress windows.
You'll find step-by-step directions and hundreds of photographs that take you through the process of framing new windows and doors as well replacing the ones you already have. There's even a section showing how to trim and finish windows and doors with hardware, locksets, wood trim, draperies, and other window treatments. Plus, we share ideas on ways you can make your doors and windows more secure and how to install digitally keyed locksets.
-- All you need to know about choosing, repairing, replacing and installing doors and windows.
-- Step-by-step instructions accompanied by 450+ color photos.
About the Author
Creative Publishing international is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting and fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black and Decker and Singer.