Are you shopping for replacement windows or patio doors?

It's easy to become overwhelmed by all the decisions you have to make. But now, with this easy-to-read guide from the editors of This Old House, you'll learn how to get the best-looking, best-performing windows for your home.

There are a number of choices to be made: What materials to choose--wood, fiberglass, vinyl, aluminum or wood-composite--do you know which is right for your project? What style window do you want -- double hung, casement or an awning? And what pattern do you like for the bars that divide the glass? Do you know how windows are installed? And, don't forget patio doors--sliding, swinging or bi-fold, which is best for your home, and why?

Using this guide, you'll be able to make sense of the options and learn how to compare products so that you can talk knowledgeably with dealers and installers.

New windows and patio doors add so much value to your home.

Simply fill out the form and download this helpful guide to start your replacement project with confidence.