Window Service: Problems With Entry doors

Entry doors are often replaced at the same time as the windows around the house. So naturally for many people the efficiency and performance quality of the doors is almost an afterthought – they just assume it will be the same as the windows. Yet that isn’t always the case. Because replacement entry doors are …

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Window Service: Sealed Unit Failure

When designing windows for a harsh Canadian climate, engineers have to consider not only how well they perform under cold or hot temperatures, but also how well these windows are able to withstand the change from one extreme to the other. In vinyl windows, the duress of temperature change is most often placed on the …

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Window Service: Warped Window Sashes

A great feature of vinyl windows is the longevity and sturdiness of the material. Unlike wooden windows, it doesn’t deteriorate or rot and doesn’t need to be painted after a few years. But there is one weakness vinyl components have, which presents itself in very specific circumstances. As you have probably guessed, we’re going to …

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Window Service: Problems With Drainage

A great feature in modern sliding windows is the inclusion of drainage channels. By nature of their design sliding windows have deeper grooves for sashes to move in. Rain or melting snow ends up in these grooves, or worse in your house. Drainage channels allow for this water to run off outside through the window.

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