Entrance Doors: Your complete pre-winter health check-up

Winter in Ontario is no joke. Snow starts falling in November and doesn’t stop until April. At the same time temperatures can spend weeks in a row below zero with howling winds out of the northwest and ice coating everything from the driveway to the knob on the front door. No, winter in this part… Read more about Entrance Doors: Your complete pre-winter health check-up

Window Replacement? Why You Won’t Regret Choosing Casement Windows

Casement windows swing open like doors and have long been a favourite of homeowners. They can be hung individually or as an opposing pair within a single frame. Casement windows are sometimes confused with awning windows which, unlike casements, open from the bottom and hoppers which pull open from the top. Casements can be seen… Read more about Window Replacement? Why You Won’t Regret Choosing Casement Windows

Want to Enlarge Your Vinyl Windows? Here’s a Checklist of What’s Involved

When it comes to home renovations people typically think the kitchen and bathroom, perhaps building out the basement or putting a bedroom in the attic. What doesn’t come up a lot is window enlargement. But enlarging the windows can make a lot of sense from an aesthetic point of view. Bigger windows mean more light… Read more about Want to Enlarge Your Vinyl Windows? Here’s a Checklist of What’s Involved

Increasing Privacy and Security with Your New Window Installation

People replace their old windows for a lot of reasons, most of which fall into 2 categories: aesthetic and energy-related. Both of these are easy to understand and make a ton of sense. New replacement windows will, after all, elevate the curb value of your home which in turn adds bottom line value to your… Read more about Increasing Privacy and Security with Your New Window Installation

The Consequences of Not Replacing Old Windows and Doors

Given the cost of new doors and windows, it is hardly surprising that many homeowners, in Toronto and elsewhere, delay the decision to fit them in their properties as long as possible. However, when you look at the possible consequences of not installing new units in your home, you may change your mind and decide… Read more about The Consequences of Not Replacing Old Windows and Doors

How to Tell Whether a Window Installation Has Been Done Well

If you have new vinyl or aluminum-framed windows installed in your Toronto home and you want to check whether the installers have done a good job, there are a number of tell-tale signs you can look out for both before, during, and after the installation process. For your convenience, we have listed these signs below.… Read more about How to Tell Whether a Window Installation Has Been Done Well

The Consequences of Not Replacing Old Windows and Doors

Given the cost of new windows and doors, it is hardly surprising that many homeowners, in Toronto and elsewhere, delay the decision to fit them in their properties as long as possible. However, when you look at the possible consequences of not installing new units in your home, you may change your mind and decide… Read more about The Consequences of Not Replacing Old Windows and Doors

8 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Vinyl Windows

Replacement windows are a big investment so you need to be sure that the company who supplies and installs them knows exactly what they are doing and that you choose the right windows for your property. Below are 8 questions you can ask the companies you approach all about vinyl windows, to help ensure that… Read more about 8 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Vinyl Windows

Windows and Doors: What Kind of ROI Can You Look Forward to?

Although it is difficult to find accurate figures for the return on investment enjoyed by homeowners in Toronto who have recently completed home improvement projects, or indeed accurate figures for anywhere in the country, it is possible to take the figures released by a couple of respected institutes and determine some basic trends from them.… Read more about Windows and Doors: What Kind of ROI Can You Look Forward to?

How a Modern Window Replacement Leads to a Warmer Home

Although increased curb appeal is among the most commonly cited reasons for Toronto property owners to have replacement windows fitted, there is another reason that may be less talked about but is equally, if not more, important: energy efficiency. Simply put, installing high quality modern window units could lead to a warmer environment in your… Read more about How a Modern Window Replacement Leads to a Warmer Home