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Infographic - What's there to know about windows
If you’re in the market for new windows, this infographic covers some of the basics that might help you maximize your choices, increase home comfort, and get you a bigger bang for your dollar.
Infographic - ENERGY STAR labels & specifications
In Canada window certified energy-efficient windows start with ENERGY STAR certification. ENERGY STAR-certified windows meet or exceed high-efficiency standards and are in the top 15 to 30 percent of their class for energy performance. Temporary ENERGY STAR Certification labels are always affixed to certified products and contain various ratings to help suppliers and consumers know what they are purchasing or installing.
Infographic - What's to know about
When we talk about window style, we are referring to the operable style of the window (how it works), as opposed to the aesthetic style (look), or the window type (material). Different window styles provide alternative ways to operate a window. For example, a hung window opens up and down, while a casement window swings out to open.
Infographic - Making windows energy-efficient
Windows are an important consideration in the passive solar management of a home, potentially providing free heating, free cooling, and free lighting. Window manufacturers and installers strive to offer energy-efficient window solutions that will help you save on energy costs. This infographic explains 10 areas that manufacturers and installers focus on to make windows more energy efficient.
Infographic - What’s to know about
With the right glass option, you can significantly increase the comfort, security, and functionality of your home, as well as decrease your heating and cooling costs.
Infographic - Window installation - DIY vs Professional
If you are going to have windows installed by a window replacement company, you can expect to pay anywhere from 20% to 50% of the window cost just to install the windows. I know what you are thinking "Wow! I can save a lot of money if I do it myself".
Infographic - The Protective Properties of Window Glass
Unfortunately, the average window buyer will often overlook the potential benefits of glass options - after all, glass is just glass right?
Infographic - What’s to know about Condensation
One of the peskiest visible household maintenance issues homeowners face during the winter months in the Ottawa area is condensation on windows. Although condensation on windows can occur any time of the year under the right conditions, we typically only notice it when it is really cold outside.
e-book - Almost everything to know about exterior doors
With so many door options to choose from, buying an external residential door can be quite overwhelming - Our booklet "Almost everything you need to know about exterior doors" will help you get started with some of the more important information you'll need to think about.
e-book - Almost everything to know about windows
So, you are thinking about buying replacement windows? Funny how a simple thing like buying a window has become such a complicated ordeal. To help you trudge through the options that will get you the exact results you are looking for, download our “Almost everything you need to know about windows” Guide in PDF format. 32 pages of information, diagrams and advice to help get you started.