Warm air escapes your home in many different places. It is crucial that your house functions as a system in order to be efficient.

Energy Efficient Home: From Dream To Reality

It seems like no conversation about energy efficiency goes on without some mention of windows and doors. And vice versa. It’s true, windows can contribute significantly to heat loss in your home if they are old or aren’t installed properly. What’s not true, is that windows are the only source of energy loss in a …

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How To Compare Replacement Windows?

If you are looking to get the most comfort and efficiency out of your window replacement, there are several standards that the products you buy must adhere to. There are always homeowners looking to do the cheapest and quickest job. But you will find that when it comes to windows and doors, the difference in …

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Challenges With Sun Facing Windows: What You Should Know

It can be hard to believe, but energy efficient windows in Canada often have more problems with overheating the rooms they are installed in, rather than under heating them. This is especially true for sun facing windows on the Southern and Western sides of the houses. It is also good to consider how the sun …

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Coloured Vinyl Windows: More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

Coloured vinyl windows are a great way to give your home a unique aesthetic or preserve the existing exterior look of your wood windows. While there is no argument that white vinyl looks clean and modern in most homes, some homeowners like a little extra flair. After all, that’s the whole point of getting custom …

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Window Grills: What You Need to know

Window grills are the decorative bars that are placed in between the panes of your window to give it a unique look, or match the aesthetic with other windows. As a homeowner, putting grills in is just one way to make your windows look unique, and stand out from the rest of the street. Different …

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Kitchen Windows: What You Need To Know Before Replacing

Kitchen windows should get more attention when planning your replacement project, for several reasons. Obviously, this is a high traffic area, so there is a lot of importance on how the window should look. You don’t want to be cooking dinner every night or washing dishes while looking out a window you hate. Just like …

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Casement Windows Prices Explained

Casement windows are arguably the best selling style of windows on the Canadian market. They are also the most energy efficient and practical to use. But, on the other hand, casement windows can be the most expensive of all the types available. And while you may or may not need the benefits of additional energy …

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