Window Replacement - Do it Yourself vs Professional Installation

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".

Sound choices for windows

Sound Proofing Windows
With today’s inner-city land shortages and increased land costs, homes are being built closer together, in areas that we would never consider living in ten years ago. Denser urban living, more traffic, more construction, more NOISE - it’s enough to drive a person bonkers!

Anatomy of a window - interior view

Anatomy of a window - interior view
Although at first glance a window seems like a relatively simple concept when breaking it down for the purposes of describing the individual components, a window can become a complex grouping of whatchamacallits and thingamajigs that make it impossible to convey to others.

Anatomy of a garage door - interior view

Anatomy of a window - interior view
Although at first glance a garage door seems like a relatively simple concept. For the purposes of describing the individual components, a garage door can become a complex grouping of whatchamacallits and thingamajigs that make it impossible to convey to others.

Anatomy of a window - exterior view

anatomy of and exterior window.
When looking at the exterior of a window, there are more parts than you’d probably care to remember, and to make things more confusing, there are multiple terms that can be used to describe the same components. This diagram labels the most common terms.

Get the best product, value and price for your window dollars

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?

New ENERGY STAR climate zones for windows (2020 - present day)

Canada Window Energy Star climate zones for windows
Even though windows do not consume energy, they can be a significant source of heat loss in a home. ENERGY STAR qualified windows will save you money by reducing the overall annual energy costs. ENERGY STAR windows will also help keep your home more comfortable all-year-round and may have less condensation in cold weather compared with a conventional non-certified product.

The ins and outs of window grills

The Ins and Outs of Window Grills
"To Grill, or not to Grill" is the big question for homeowners looking to replace their windows every year. Think of your windows in the context of trends, home style or personal aesthetics. This comprehensive guide is just what you need to make the best decision for your home!

Windows, you've got options

Thinking about purchasing new windows for your entire home? You've got options, lots of them. But often these options are left to the homeowner to figure out. This comprehensive guide will help you think about your options.

Thinking about a garage door replacement? Things to consider

Replacing your garage door is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to enhance and rejuvenate the front of your home. Not only will a new garage door increase your home’s curb appeal, but it can also make your garage warmer and more inviting.