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Turning A Window Into A Patio Door: What You Should Know

Today, there are very few restrictions when it comes to getting exactly the kind of custom windows you want. Homeowners no longer settle for changing their old windows with the same kind, but let their imaginations fly to get the most comfort and convenience out of their replacement. That’s why projects like turning a window …

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Local Window Company: What Does It Really Mean?

One of the biggest investments you can make to your home is installing replacement windows. While your first impression may be that all windows are alike, there are some distinct differences between windows that are produced locally and those that are produced in whole or part through international companies. To understand what being a local …

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Window Mold Removal Prevention

Window Mold Removal and Prevention

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of mold? Did you imagine biting into a tangy piece of blue cheese or remember how quickly that penicillin took care of the infection you had? Probably not. More likely, nasty images of a black, slimy fungus came to mind that made you cringe. …

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Burglar Confession: What You Can Do to Prevent a Break-In

While home invasions across Canada have decreased over the last two years, if your home is one that a burglar has targeted, those statistics will be one too many. The emotional impact a break-in can have on you and your family can take years to overcome. The feeling of violation when someone enters your home …

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Smart Tricks to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger

Tiny houses, minimalistic living, less is more—everywhere you turn, you’re confronted with the concept that small spaces are better than large ones. They’re better for the environment. They’re better for your stress level and health. And they’re better for your budget. While all these reasons are justifiable, the reality is that your home should also …

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Ways to Increase Natural Light in Your Home

Nothing compares to the warm feeling of sunshine across your face after a cold, dreary winter. Better still, bring it into your home and it lifts your spirits, improves your health and even saves on energy. Interestingly, the many benefits of increased natural light in your home have not gone unnoticed as potential homebuyers are now citing …

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New Window Permit Requirements: A Comprehensive Guide

Many homeowners may believe building permits are only required by their municipality if they’re altering the structural framework of their home and that replacing windows would not fall under that category. This is incorrect. As windows are a critical component of your home’s safety, performance and comfort, every Canadian city and township requires that building …

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How to Choose the Ideal Door Lock

Whether you live out in the country or in the middle of the city, protecting your home and family is a high priority. Choosing the ideal door lock is the first line of defense against intruders but how do you decide what to look for or what lock is best for your needs? This guide …

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