• Timber Windows
  • Window Care
  • Window Glass
  • 2020 November 10

How To Properly and Efficiently Care For Timber Windows

Timber windows are crafted from specialty wood, and as such, you’ll want to keep these beautiful windows in the best shape that you possibly can. Timber frames have natural properties in the wood that make them resistant to the elements, but they can last even longer with the right care and treatment. Keeping Your Timber […]

0
  • Energy Efficient Windows
  • Window Care
  • Window Glass
  • 2020 September 9

Everything You Need To Know About Draft Proofing Windows

Canadian winters are really tough. One second it looks like it might be clearing up, and the next we have snow falling faster than rain in the spring. Considering our winters get very cold, it’s very common for homeowners to simply crank up the heat. Sure, this may work, but if you don’t take draft […]

0
  • Window Care
  • Window Glass
  • Window Tips
  • 2019 November 4

Why windows condensation is caused and how to prevent it

We’ve all experienced our windows appearing foggy or covered in condensation.  Condensation is formed by humidity or water in the air that lands on the glass in windows.  During the summer months, the same thing happens if you are outside with a very cold drink, the glass will form condensation.  Why?  Glass is cooler than […]

0
  • Window Care
  • Window Replacement
  • 2019 November 4

What Materials To Look For If You Are Replacing Your Windows

If you are going to replace your windows in the near future, there are several window materials that are offered by the leading window brands on the market. Composite Windows Aluminum Windows Vinyl Windows Fiberglass Windows Wooden Frame Windows Each one of the above is excellent choices.  They are energy efficient but some are more […]

0
  • Window Care
  • 2019 August 1

Wooden Window Care and Maintenance Tips

Wooden windows have numerous benefits, such as the ability to give a home a rustic, elegant, and historic look. However, while wooden windows can be very beautiful to look at, they also have some drawbacks, particularly maintenance. They need to be properly taken care of or they will become an eyesore. In fact, even with […]

0
  • Window Care
  • 2019 March 13

How to Keep Your Doors and Windows More Secure

Did you know that nearly a third of reported break-ins in North America occur because doors or windows were left unlocked? Unfortunately, many criminals take advantage of the absentminded or careless behavior of many homeowners. The good news is there are several steps that you can take to help protect your family and your most […]

0
  • Window Care
  • 2017 February 15

4 Factors to Consider for Choosing the Right Blinds

Choosing the right window treatments can help to improve the appearance of your rooms and give you more control over the amount of light and privacy you get. Blinds are considered a “hard” window treatment in that they feature tilting slats or vanes that allow partial opening/closing using an attached, adjustable rod so you can […]

0
  • Window Care
  • 2017 February 1

Why Weatherstripping Can Save You Thousands

Weatherstripping involves sealing any air leaks in an old or drafty house. If done properly, it can cut down on your utility bills – heating and cooling – by more than 20 percent. Weatherstripping your doors and windows not only reduces your energy costs, but also reduces unnecessary wear and tear during harsh weather, saving […]

0
  • Window Care
  • 2017 January 2

How Weather Affects Your Windows And Doors

Harsh weather and extreme variations in temperature can adversely affect your doors and windows, causing them to wear down faster than they should. From the scorching summer heat to gusty winds to pelting sleet and rain, any structures exposed to the elements can lose their appeal and even structural functionality owing to the regular expansion […]

0
  • Window Care
  • 2016 December 26

How to Choose Windows and Doors for Your Climate Zone

Your local climate zone plays a vital role in many aspects of building or renovating your home, including your choice of doors and windows. You want to make your living space as comfortable as possible without having to spend too much money on energy bills – heating and cooling. Today, glass manufacturers try to accommodate […]

0