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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Cost of Replacement Windows

Find Out The Cost of Replacement Windows

Trying to budget for the cost of a replacement window project can be the difference maker for many homeowners. Most of the time people replace windows not because they want to, but because they have to. So naturally a lot of customers are looking for the cheapest solution. But when it comes to getting new windows, …

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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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Replacing Basement Windows With Egress Windows

Replacing Basement Windows With Egress Windows: What You Need to Know

You’ve decided to replace your basement windows. Basement window replacements are slightly different from windows in the house because they often need to be expanded to meet fire code (egress) requirements. If you are thinking about getting new basement windows, try to answer some of these questions: First off, do your windows need to meet egress …

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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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Standard Sizes for Canadian Windows and Doors

Understanding the options and choices when it comes to your custom windows can go a long way in helping you make the best choice for your home. In order to understand how different window parts come together in your replacement project, you may want to get a refresher on some window industry terminology. While different …

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Noise Reducing Windows

Three Options for Noise-Reducing Windows

Whether your windows are two or twenty years old, when given the option most Canadians would prefer as little outside noise as possible to enter their home. Yet most homeowners shopping for new windows rarely consider their noise-reducing properties. Even if the company’s windows are ENERGY STAR rated, noise transmission is usually not one of …

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reglazing vs retrofit replacement

Is It Worth It? Used Windows: Reglaze, Retrofit or Replace

Not all used window related problems require a full window replacement. For newer homes, well-maintained homes and those with relatively new windows, window replacement is usually the most expensive and unnecessary option. In case you are wondering when it comes to old or broken windows, you generally have the choice to Reglaze, Retrofit, or Replace. …

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