Clera Windows + Doors Blog

Inswing vs. Outswing Doors: What’s the Difference?

We usually don’t give much thought to inswing doors or outswing doors, until it’s time to replace a door, renovate a space, or design a house from scratch. Scenarios like these make us realize that small choices, such as whether the door swings out or in, can make a big…
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30+ Window Terms You Might Not Know

Understanding window terms is a must for any homeowner for several reasons. Whether you are trying to make sense of DIY guides or are wanting to understand what your designer, architect, or contractor is trying to say about your property’s windows.  Aside from that, one of the useful perks of…
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A Buyer’s Guide to Replacement Windows

If you have outdated windows or damaged windows that give you constant problems, then it’s about time that you got high-quality replacement windows for your home.  This simple upgrade can bring in huge benefits in terms of energy savings, noise reduction, home security, and upgrade your home’s overall aesthetic. With…
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The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Home Replacement Windows

For any home, windows are always a big deal. They have a significant effect on the aesthetic appeal of the house and an even greater impact on your home’s ambiance. If you’re reading this article, you are likely considering getting mobile home replacement windows. You could also be a future…
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7 Things Your Windows are Trying to Tell You

If your windows could speak, what would they say? Probably things like, “I need a new panel of insulated glass,” or “My weatherstripping needs to be fixed.” Or, something more troublesome could be, “I have extensive water damage that’s about to get worse.” Though windows can’t actually say these things,…
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The Benefits of Sliding Doors

Sliding glass doors are sleek and stylish. They are equipped with tracks where the doors or panels glide. You can find single, double, or even triple-track sliding doors made of an extensive range of materials, like wood, glass, fibreglass, aluminum, and steel. Barn doors, bypass doors, and pocket sliding doors…
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The Ultimate Guide to Specialty Shape Windows

As the old saying goes, the eyes are the window to the soul. But in the case of specialty shaped windows, they add more soul to the house.  These custom-shaped windows lend elegance, nostalgia, uniqueness, and sometimes a bit of whimsy in alignment with the homeowner’s style and personality. There…
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12 Home Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Home renovation is all the rage these days. Around 48% of homeowners are currently considering renovating all or a part of their home, according to HomeStars. Considering the sudden shift in work-from-home and e-learning setup due to the pandemic, it’s no surprise that many are investing in transforming their homes…
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Single Hung vs Double Hung Windows

There may come a time during your homeownership when you look at your old and outdated home windows and think that it is time to replace them. While you are exploring your options, you may come across single and double hung windows. Both are viable options, but you might be…
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