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Egress Windows: Absolutely Everything You Will Ever Need to Know

Egress windows provide emergency exits to homeowners in case of fire or other life-threatening situation. While they are not a new concept, the standards and regulations associated with where they are needed and what sizes are required have changed. During our consultation appointments, we found that many window companies do not properly inform the homeowners about …

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5 Emerging Window Technologies That Are Hard to Believe Are Real

Today’s buzz word is “Smart.” It seems that “smart technology” is built into just about every product today—from televisions to cars to home appliances. While these convenient features are becoming commonplace for many products, here are 5 emerging window technologies that seem more like they came from the Syfy channel than real life. While many …

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Window Shopping: What to Look for in Replacement Windows

Window shopping used to be a special family activity. Holidays memories were made with children peering through windows of city storefront displays and putting together their “wish lists” with all their favourite toys. Today’s window shopping for adults can be just as exciting and overwhelming. With the many choices available for replacement windows—energy efficiencies, high-tech …

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Ultimate Guide to Casement Windows

A popular choice in medieval Europe, the casement windows have maintained their strong following around the world because of their attractive styling, easy operation, and ever-growing number of designs and materials. Built to fit most any architectural style, modern casement windows are typically installed vertically and use classic side-hinged models that swing open manually or …

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