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Casement Windows

What Are the Benefits of Casement Windows?  Casement windows are a popular choice, but are they right for you? Learn the top advantages of using casement windows to replace existing home windows and find out when we don’t recommend these windows. What is a Casement Window? Casement windows consist of a flat pane of glass…

Everyone’s Favourite Job: Cleaning Vinyl Windows

How to Clean Vinyl Window Frames Vinyl windows are supposed to be low maintenance, but this trait does not exempt them from the need for a good spring cleaning. A combination of spring rains, muddy ground, and high pollen counts can leave windows streaked with dirt and debris. Admittedly, cleaning vinyl window frames does not…

Condensation

How to Get Rid of Condensation Inside Windows Knowing how to get rid of condensation inside windows is a very important matter. Condensation covering your windows is more than just a nuisance; the potential damage to your home from rot, mold, and mildew, is far more unpleasant. While condensation on the window pane can be…

Steel Doors vs Fibreglass Doors

When it comes to choosing a new entry door for your home, it can feel like a daunting decision. Not only is there an incredible selection of door styles to choose from, you also have to take into consideration the material of the door. For a long time, wood has been the material of choice…

Single Hung vs. Double Hung Windows

Cleaning windows can be a drag. This item on the honey-do list may even be worse than folding laundry. Most of the time you need to wait until the temperate is warm enough to go outside, wash them down, climb a ladder and then work carefully so there isn’t any streaking or your work has…

Double Pane or Triple Pane Windows?

Have you decided to invest in replacement windows? What made you finally decide to take the leap? Was it the incredible energy saving benefits new windows offer? If so, you’re not alone. For a typical home, 40% of the annual energy budget goes toward heating and cooling costs and replacing the windows in your home…

Mold Prevention for Wood Windows

How to Prevent Mold Mold on window sills is unsightly, but it can also be hazardous to your health. Therefore, knowing how to prevent mold on windows is extremely important. The good news is, if caught early, mold can be removed from your window before it causes environmental damage. Find out the best ways to…

Replacement Windows in Historical Homes

Historic homes often come with old, draughty windows comprised of a single pane of glass – windows that do little to keep out the heat and cold. Yet some homeowners think that replacing old windows with modern ones can mar both the historic look and feel of the home and the home’s value. Here’s what…

Replacing Your Windows

What Do Replacement Windows Cost? Searching for the best replacement window company to fit your needs can be daunting. With so many different companies offering similar products at different prices, how do you know which is the best choice for you? Understandably, the cost of the windows is an important factor in choosing your window…

Tips for Maintaining an Energy Efficient Home

There are extra costs to owning your own home. When things break down, you have to fix them. When the lawn needs to be mowed, you have to buy the gas for your lawn mower. If you want to enjoy beautiful annual flowers, you’re going to have to fork over the cash to plant them…