When it comes to getting new windows in a basement, you may need to expand the opening for them to be egress.

Egress windows and doors in Calgary

Egress windows are basically used as emergency exits in case of fire or other when other hazardous situations occur. Even though these windows are not a new concept, the standards and regulations associated with their installation, usage or location are quite complicated and should be strictly followed when installing. At Ecoline, we always strive to …

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Cost of Replacement Windows

8 Crucial Factors that Drive Window Replacement Costs

When you start shopping for the best price for new windows and doors, sometimes it might become quite a challenge. If you are not really into the windows market, you will be confused with the offers and pricing. However, when it comes to full-frame replacement or even retrofitting, the cheapest is never the best, and …

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When enlarging the window opening you generally have the option to cut downward or to the side.

How Much Does It Cost to Cut a Window?

A window replacement project is a great time to bring your vision for your home to life! New windows can offer your home a refreshing update that provides both energy efficiency and customization options.  Replacing old, tired windows with new, quality and energy efficient ones adds both value and aesthetics to your home. Besides simply …

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Noise Reducing Windows

Seven Options for Noise-Reducing Windows

Is it too noisy outside the window? Perhaps the neighbors are doing repairs or their daughter is learning to play the piano. Or maybe you just live too close to the road? Nobody likes noise anyway. However, the good news is Canadians don’t have to put up with outside noise. Window manufacturers take noise issues …

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basement egress windows Calgary

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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What You Should Know About Bow and Bay Window Prices

Bow and bay window replacements can be some of the more complicated and challenging projects. This applies both to the work required, and providing an accurate price or quote for the project. In today’s post, we’ll discuss some of the problems associated with bow/bay windows, show you some pictures of completed work, and discuss risks …

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Bright Luxurious Bathroom

Bathroom Windows: Everything You Should Know

Replacing windows in your bathroom may seem like an afterthought to most homeowners getting new windows for the whole house. But there are specific differences about bathroom windows and their installation, that requires a different approach. Why bathroom windows aren’t the same as the rest of the house. One of the biggest enemies of both …

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Triple Pane Glass Cross Section

5 Benefits of Triple Pane Glass for Window Replacement

One of the most commonly asked questions we receive is about the benefits of triple-pane windows. When companies speak about windows, they usually refer to the number of panes of glass in the window unit: single glazed means one pane; double-glazed – two panes; triple-glazed – three panes. For harsh Canadian climates, it is recommended …

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