What's to know about Bay and Bow Windows

Bay vs Bow Windows
Beautiful inside and out, bay and bow windows add character, make a dramatic statement to the exterior and interior of a home and increase curb appeal. There are plenty of styles, features, benefits and options to choose from, but which ones are right for you? This article will help you decide.

What's to know about window jambs?

Window Jam
Over the last 75 years or so, traditional wooden windows have been evolving in many directions including technology, materials, parts and even component names. The window jamb is still the backbone of a window but there are other related components that make a window more customizable and efficient.

This article will help you understand what a jamb, jamb liner and jamb extension are, and how today’s replacement windows have become more adaptive.

Waterproofing your windows starts with the flashing

window flashing
Most window leaks are a result of incorrect flashing installation. New window installations and replacements should take this into consideration.

Self-cleaning windows? Really?

Dirty windows can have a profoundly negative effect on your mood, and your outlook. Everything's so much more invigorating through clean windows! And it doesn't have to be a chore to keep them that way!

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!

Make your basement safe and more comfortable

Basement windows
Basement windows are frequently the last to be considered when contemplating replacement windows. Today's query revolves around whether basement windows can indeed enhance the air quality and overall comfort in your home.

Weatherstripping (windows), sealing the deal!

Weatherstripping: It seals out the elements, saves energy, reduces drafts, blocks noise, and enhances home comfort. A small but mighty detail that makes a world of difference.

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Patio Doors vs Garden Doors

Pros and cons of Sliding doors vs Garden doors
When it comes to making a choice between swinging garden doors or sliding patio doors, its a personal choice. However, knowing the pros and cons of each may curb your decision.

Patio Doors - How they can transform your home

When selling your home, don't miss out on the power of upgrading! Swap out those tired old sliding patio doors for brand-new ones. This strategic home improvement move doesn't just boost your property's value – it redefines it.

Garden Doors - How they can transform your home

Outside view of garden doors from patio
There's something magical about the way a well-kept garden can breathe life and tranquility into your home. The vibrant colors of blooming flowers, the soothing rustle of leaves in the breeze, and the melodious chirping of birds—all these elements contribute to the beauty of your outdoor space. But have you ever considered how garden patio doors can enhance your connection to this natural paradise?

Patio Doors - Key considerations

Sliding patio doors, also known as sliding glass doors or patio sliders, are a popular feature in many homes and provide a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. Here are some key basic considerations to think about when buying a sliding patio door.

Patio Doors - Exploring configurations

Sliding patio door configurations hold the power to transform your living space, bridging the gap between indoors and outdoors. Explore various configurations along with their unique benefits. Discover the perfect patio door solution for a seamless and inviting connection to the world outside. Make an informed decision to suit your needs and complement your home's aesthetic.

Garden Doors - Exploring configurations

Swinging garden door configurations offer a delightful way to blend indoor and outdoor living spaces while maintaining a strong connection with nature. These doors, which can be single swing, double swing, or French doors, provide convenient access and allow an abundance of natural light to flow into the interior.

Patio Doors - Exploring options

Thinking about replacing your patio door or looking to install one in a new home? There are plenty of patio door options to consider – whether it's aesthetics, functionality, security, energy efficiency, or costs. Here are some tips to help you get exactly what you are shopping for.