How to Install Basement Windows

Basement windows are usually out of sight and out of mind, but if your old steel-framed, cast-in-place units are starting to show signs of corrosion, or the single-pane glass and lack of gasketing means leaks and drafts, then it’s time to tackle a replacement. In this video, host Justin Fink visits Fine Homebuilding veteran Mike Guertin to see his method for removing an old basement window and replacing it with a modern, energy-efficient vinyl window.

If you want a more detailed Instructions process specific to our windows, here’s how to install a Basement Hopper Window: PDF – How to Install