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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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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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condensation on window

Condensation on Windows: How to Reduce and Prevent It

Whether it’s old or brand new windows, there is one problem that comes up in conversations with homeowners planning a replacement: condensation on windows. If you have older windows that aren’t as efficient as modern vinyl windows, they are more likely to fog-up, accumulate moisture around the sill, or even freeze. But does this necessarily …

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retrofit vs full frame window replacement

Full Frame vs. Retrofit: Which One Is Right For Me?

Figuring out which installation type, full frame or retrofit, is right for your window replacement, is a major factor in determining the cost of your new windows, the longevity of your replacement, not to mention your happiness and sanity. But while many window companies will suggest one or the other, the installation type that is …

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triple pane windows vs double pane

Triple Pane Windows vs. Double Pane: What’s Better?

When shopping for new windows customers often ask whether they must get triple pane windows or double pane windows. Compared to double pane, triple pane windows not only make your home more comfortable; when installed correctly they also improve the home’s energy efficiency, keep your house warmer in the winter, cooler in the summer, and …

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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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smart window new material

5 Emerging Window Technologies That Are Hard to Believe Are Real

Today’s buzz word is “Smart.” It seems that “smart technology” is built into just about every product today—from televisions to cars to home appliances. While these convenient features are becoming commonplace for many products, here are 5 emerging window technologies that seem more like they came from the Syfy channel than real life. While many …

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Window Installation and Security Systems

One of the more tricky areas of window installation is figuring out what to do with the security system, how to make sure it doesn’t get damaged, and who is responsible for making sure the system works once your new windows are installed. Most homeowners overlook these questions during the planning stages of their window …

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master bedroom windows

Top 3 Window Styles To Revamp Your Master Bedroom

If you have already started thinking about a window replacement project, you’ll probably realize that the same window style won’t work across the whole house. Different windows are best suited for different rooms depending on what the room is used for, where it is located in the house, and even which side relative to the Sun the window will be on. Don’t worry we’ll explain.

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Energy Efficient Windows

5 Essentials for Choosing Energy-Efficient Windows

You’ve heard it said, “They don’t make things like they used to.” Well, that’s true for windows too, and that’s a good thing. New, energy-efficient windows help budget-conscious homeowners keep heating and cooling costs down while improving the overall comfort, aesthetics and curb appeal of their home. New replacement windows come in a variety of …

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