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Slider Windows in Calgary

Although slider windows are not as efficient as casements, they are still a very popular choice with homeowners in Calgary. What sliders lack in performance ratings compared to crank windows, they very well make up in their price. And even though they are a cheaper option, most slider windows still meet climate requirements for harsh …

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Main Floor Window Replacement Pointers

A savvy and educated homeowner will most likely approach their window replacement room by room. The direction a room faces, what it is used for by the occupants, and even landscaping features in front of it, can all have an effect on which type of window is right for that space. And while rooms upstairs …

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Exterior Finishes For Windows

One crucial job your windows perform is keeping the moisture and air out of the wall structure that surrounds them. And the exterior finish at the edges of the window is the so-called point of impact where the unit the wall, and can, therefore, allow a leak or a draft.That is why it is important …

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Slider Windows in Edmonton

What should you know about slider windows? Key points: Although slider windows don’t perform as well as casements, they cost less and still provide acceptable levels of performance. When comparing slider windows consider BOTH their heat loss conductivity (U-Factor) and energy rating (ER) for a true sense of how the window performs. Because slider windows …

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Insulated Glass Units: The Efficiency Maker In Your Replacement Windows

You’ve probably heard them referred to as “sealed units”, “glass seal units” or less commonly by their industry name “insulated glass units.” But in the end the conversation is about the same thing. Insulated Glass Units (IGUs) is what makes your windows efficient, incorporates additional features, and provides the majority of the value in your …

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Canadian Windows and Doors Reviews: Pella vs. Jeld-Wen

Are there any disadvantages to bigger window companies? Most of the time big box manufacturers work with numerous dealers, have the latest product, and offer plenty of options for all budget levels. But one area where almost all large window companies struggle in, is following up and providing prompt warranty service. Might not seem like …

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4 Advantages of Patio Doors Over Garden Doors

When investing in a renovation project, most homeowners tend to replace windows and doors together. And more often than not, this means doors at the back of the house as well. And while with most entry doors it is about security and protection, there are definitely some options when it comes to the back door. …

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