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Keep cool this summer with Energy-efficient windows!

As Ottawa braces for the summer heat, homeowners seek ways to maintain indoor comfort without high energy bills. Energy-efficient windows, featuring technologies like low-emissivity (Low-E) coatings, double-pane, and triple-pane glass, offer a smart solution. These windows reduce heat transfer, keeping homes cool in summer and warm in autumn, making them a valuable year-round investment. Let's explore their key features and benefits.

The true meaning of BEST in replacement windows

The Best Window for Me
The true meaning of 'BEST' in replacement windows goes beyond a mere premium price tag. BEST doesn't always translate to the most expensive or highest quality; it involves a personal, subjective aspect.

From comfort to efficiency - The art of window shopping

If you are contemplating the purchase of new windows for your existing home, navigating through the myriad of window companies requires a thoughtful approach. Here are some expanded tips to ensure you make a well-informed and future-proof choice.

Window maintenance - Winter screen removal & cleaning

Winter Screen Storage
Proper maintenance of your windows is essential for ensuring their optimal performance and longevity. One crucial aspect of this maintenance routine is the seasonal removal of window screens, offering a chance to inspect and address potential issues in the Fall and Spring.

The ultimate window decision: 20 keys to optimal outcomes

Get the best window product, value and price
Buying replacement windows can be a complex process if you want to ensure you are getting the best product, price and value available. There are lots of ways a window company can make the deal they offer you look great! But how do you know if you are actually getting a great deal?

Windows, you've got options

image of illustrated options
Are you tired of feeling too hot in the summer or struggling to get enough natural light in your home? Maybe you're considering new windows, but with so many options out there, it can be overwhelming. Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Installation - Full-Frame Window vs Pocket Replacement Window

When considering window replacement, there are various options to explore. This article aims to delve into the distinctions between full-frame window installation and pocket window installation.

The ins and outs of window grills

The Ins and Outs of Window Grills
Windows are an essential part of any home, serving as a source of natural light, ventilation, and insulation. However, homeowners often struggle with choosing the right style and design that complements their home's aesthetic and functionality. One popular design choice that homeowners face is whether or not to add window grills.

Top considerations when choosing windows

Window Installation Service vehicle and home
When it comes to getting a return on your home improvement investment, replacing your old windows may be one of your best opportunities, especially if your windows are more than 15 years old. Choosing the right windows and finding the right installation company can be a bit exhausting, but it'll pay off in the long run.

Choosing a window style - a practical guide

Ottawa, Kanata, Stittsville, Manotick Window Types
Are you tired of dealing with windows that just don't seem to meet your needs? It's possible that the existing ones were installed based on a generic architectural plan, which could be causing inefficiencies in your home.

Typical custom window shapes

Most window manufacturers offer a plethora of custom window shapes (architectural windows) to replace existing windows or accommodate new home window installations. Check out our window shape diagram.

Trim, capping, cladding, brickmould, flushmount & nail fins

Trim, capping, cladding, brickmold, flushmount & nail fins
Understanding the various ways to finish the exterior of windows and doors is crucial for achieving the desired outcome. This blog entry explores different finishing options and provides visual comparisons to guide you through the selection process.

Is it time to replace your old windows?

Understanding windows - Is it time to replace your windows?
In the last 20 years, window technology has advanced dramatically offering energy efficiencies that can save heating & cooling COSTS and increase the year-round comfort level within the home. If big energy is running off with your money, maybe it's time for a change.

Slider window configurations

Horizontal slider windows are one of the more economical styles of operational windows available. They are ideal for basements, bathrooms, and kitchens and are available in four slider configurations to suit your needs.

Slider Windows - Pros & Cons

Sliding Windows - Pros & Cons
Slider windows are the perfect choice for wide horizontal configurations. They are conventional, simple, and stylish depending on the options being chosen. Plus, they are relatively easy-to-clean. But, are they the right window for you?