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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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How to Visually Make a Room Ceiling Look Higher

If you’ve ever been to the Haunted Mansion at Disney World or a fun house at a carnival, you’ll understand that optical illusions can easily trick the mind and blur the lines between what’s real and what’s imagined. Once you’re locked into the Magic Kingdom’s Portrait Chamber with no visible exit, the room seems small …

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British Columbia Energy Efficiency Rebate Program [2020-2021]

As part of British Columbia’s commitment to energy efficiency, conservation, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, new Provincial rebate programs are in place to help homeowners save. What is Energy Efficiency British Columbia? Up to $10,000 in rebates are available for residential renovation projects that reduce energy costs and increase comfort all year. Qualifying upgrades include …

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Variety of Window Treatments For Your New Vinyl Windows

Believe it or not, but very few homeowners think the entirety of their window replacement through by the time they sign a contract with a window company. And one of the most overlooked parts of the replacement is figuring out what kind of window treatments, if any, are going to go on your new vinyl …

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How to Improve Your Wellbeing With Natural Light

Living in Canada, we recognize how the change in seasons can affect our moods. Most of us are familiar with a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that describes the feelings of sadness and lethargy we often experience during the winter months when our exposure to natural light is limited. Interestingly, research is finding that …

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Alberta Energy Efficiency Rebate Program HAS ENDED

As of April 28, homeowners can search the agency’s website for companies that are on the list of certified contractors. Only companies that are on the participant list can sign up for the window replacement rebate. We’ll go over what you should know if you are just thinking about starting a home renovation project, or are already in the midst of one.

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New Canadian Government Rebates for Window Replacement

With promises being made by each candidate vying to be the next Canadian Prime Minister, there is a consistent area of concern—climate change. As the election draws near, homeowners should take note of the agendas two of the leading political parties have announced on home renovation grants and rebates. To combat the negative effects of …

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