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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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British Columbia Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

As part of British Columbia’s commitment to energy efficiency, conservation, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, new Provincial rebate programs are in place to help homeowners save. What is Energy Efficiency British Columbia? Up to $10,000 in rebates are available for residential renovation projects that reduce energy costs and increase comfort all year. Qualifying upgrades include …

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How to Improve Your Wellbeing With Natural Light

Living in Canada, we recognize how the change in seasons can affect our moods. Most of us are familiar with a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that describes the feelings of sadness and lethargy we often experience during the winter months when our exposure to natural light is limited. Interestingly, research is finding that …

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New Canadian Government Rebates for Window Replacement

With promises being made by each candidate vying to be the next Canadian Prime Minister, there is a consistent area of concern—climate change. As the election draws near, homeowners should take note of the agendas two of the leading political parties have announced on home renovation grants and rebates. To combat the negative effects of …

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Local Window Company: What Does It Really Mean?

One of the biggest investments you can make to your home is installing replacement windows. While your first impression may be that all windows are alike, there are some distinct differences between windows that are produced locally and those that are produced in whole or part through international companies. To understand what being a local …

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Ways to Increase Natural Light in Your Home

Nothing compares to the warm feeling of sunshine across your face after a cold, dreary winter. Better still, bring it into your home and it lifts your spirits, improves your health and even saves on energy. Interestingly, the many benefits of increased natural light in your home have not gone unnoticed as potential homebuyers are …

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5 Reasons To See If Your Windows Need a Replacement

It’s pretty obvious when your home’s roof needs replacement; it leaks. You know when it’s time to replace your furnace; it stops heating. But how do you know when it’s time to replace your windows? The reasons are a little more subtle and the changes are usually more gradual, so making the decision to replace …

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Window Decoration Ideas You Want to Know

Whether you call them window coverings, window treatments or window decor, enhancing the focal point in your room doesn’t have to be limited to the traditional styles of the past. There are a variety of unique window decoration ideas you’ll want to know to improve a room’s aesthetics, increase privacy or energy efficiency, or bring …

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Choosing The Right Window Option For Your Living Room

In many ways the living room is like the centrepiece of your home. It is the face of your house on the outside, and a hub of family activity inside. That’s why windows for living room have to look good, be efficient to keep your home comfortable, let in lots of light, and be operable to allow for ventilation. Factoring that these are probably the biggest window openings in your home and they don’t necessarily fit standard sized windows, you may have a conundrum when it comes to deciding which window style to get. We wanted to discuss some common options for living room windows in Canada and hopefully make the selection process easier for you.

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