Aren’t sure if your doors need replacing this summer? Read our blog about 3 signs that your doors need replacing to find out. And if they do, let us help.
Getting your windows or doors ready for winter is another matter, altogether. Cold temperatures, snow, salt and ice all conspire to do damage to them. So many homeowners take great care to get them winterized. Because summer is all about sunshine and great weather, much thought doesn’t go into making sure your doors and windows … Continue reading Summer-ize Your Doors & Windows This Year
Low-maintenance, available in numerous colours and designs and solidly built, vinyl windows seem like a simple, no-muss, no-fuss window option. Additionally, vinyl windows offer other benefits too, such as: Temperature comfort: Vinyl windows offer excellent year-round thermal performance Energy efficiency: A powerful insulator, vinyl helps keep your energy bills down Weatherproof: High-quality vinyl can stand … Continue reading Vinyl Window Shopping Tips
A warranty is only as good as the company which stands behind it. Any company can offer a long-term warranty on their services, but if the company is out of business when a customer needs assistance, the warranty is worthless. If you are in the market for quality doors or windows for your home, it … Continue reading Why it’s important your door manufacturer has been around a while
Having any sort of work done on your home or property carries with it a certain level of risk. You are trusting someone else to do work on your property and if the quality of work is not up to standards, your home or business could suffer because of it. Many contractors will try to … Continue reading Poor quality builder installs – how can I tell?
The term builder grade can make it sound as if you are getting a great building product. This makes sense, since infusing the word “builder” into the phrase makes it sound as if you are getting a building product that contractors would die for. However, the exact opposite is true. Not only is a builder grade quality product not the … Continue reading What does “Builders Grade” mean? Why should I care?
Installing some beautiful new, energy-efficient windows is a popular enhancement among homeowners. They increase home security, improve home resale value and sellability, and help you save money on your monthly utility bills. Replacing windows in your older home or upgrading the windows in your subdivision home is always a great move, but incorrect installation can … Continue reading How Will My Window Installation Work?
Adding a touch of colour or personality to any style home is easy with stained glass. Placed inside a door, window or other frame, stained glass instantly boosts the warmth and beauty of a room and is available in a handsome variety of patterns from simple to complex. However, while everyone knows stained glass is … Continue reading How to Decorate Your Home with Stained Glass
Shatterproof Glass for Safety and Security As construction technology continues to evolve and improve, better products become available for homeowners and builders. Shatterproof glass used to be a specialty item, only for particular purposes and rarely used in the average home. Now, the variety of glass types available for windows and doors allows homeowners to … Continue reading Using Shatterproof Glass at Home for Safety and Security
We all know that the type of glass used in windows, along with whether it is single, double or triple paned, has a lot to do with energy efficiency, but few of us think about window frames. In reality, the choice of material and the way the frame is constructed can be just as big … Continue reading How Window Frames Can Improve Energy Efficiency