Entrance doors - Comparisons - Wood, Fibreglass, Metal

If you are in the market for a new residential exterior entrance door, there are three general types of materials available - wood, fibreglass and metal.

There's more to window glass than just glass

The average window buyer will often overlook the potential benefits of glass options. However, with the right glass option, you can significantly increase the comfort, security and functionality of your home.

Almost everything you need to know about external 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.

Condensation happens - 4 Seasons of condensation

4 Seasons of condensation
Condensation can form on the inside or outside of a window at any time of the year depending on humidity levels, the temperature, and differing environmental conditions both inside and outside a home.

Best temperature & humidity levels for winter

thermo-hygrometer
Home interior temperature and relative humidity is often a matter of personal preference, however, exceeding recommended levels can lead to health issues in your home.

How today’s window technology fights the climate

What does it take in today’s window technology to become a climate fighter?
Windows are an important element in the passive solar management of your home, potentially providing heating, cooling, and lighting. How efficiently they do this can have a profound effect on your home energy costs.

What's to know about entrance door locks and options

Entrance door locks serve a critical function in the home. They should complement your door, fit into your lifestyle and provide maximum security. That’s why it is important to invest time in proper research before selecting a door lock for your home.

Door Colours - What your choices could mean

If you are replacing your front entrance door, there's a lot to consider: material; efficiency; glass/no-glass options; sidelites; door handles; privacy… and of course colour! What colour should you choose for your door and what does your colour choice say about you, or about your house?

Energy-efficient doors reduce energy costs and increase comfort

Energy-efficient doors increase comfort and reduce energy costs. With environmental concerns and sky-rocketing fuel costs, more and more homeowners are opting for insulated front doors, but which door material will produce the best result? Read on to find out, then compare the Energy Star® ratings of the products you may be considering.

Should you change the swing of your entrance door?

Suppose you're thinking of replacing the front door of your home. Did you know you have an option to choose whether the door swings into (inswing) or out of (outswing) the home? Most people don't, but they do have the option, and there are plenty of reasons to choose one over another.