Clera Windows + Doors Blog

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There may come a time during your homeownership when you look at your old and outdated home windows and think that it is time to replace them.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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How to Choose New Cottage Windows: A Complete Guide

Cottage-style houses have a whimsy, almost fairytale-like quality to them. Often set in quiet neighbourhoods with spectacular views, they should have cottage windows highlighting all the beautiful things you love about living in this kind of home. Whether you’re in the process of building or updating your cottage-style property with…
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What are Sealed Window Units and When to Replace Them

Thanks to sealed window units, getting replacement multiglazed windows is now a straightforward process.  If you’re curious about how sealed window units work, this one's for you. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about this innovative window glazing system. Keep reading to learn more! What…
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How to Start a Windowsill Herb Garden

Imagine simply walking up to your windowsill the next time you need thyme, mint, rosemary, oregano, chives, and other aromatic herbs for your cooking, baking, or tea time needs.  An indoor windowsill herb garden offers a wide array of benefits. They’re a convenient and economical way of adding flavour to…
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Window Shopping: What to Look for in Replacement Windows?

As a property owner, you may be asking yourself, “Is it time to get replacement windows?” It could be because your windows are starting to look old, faded, and outdated. It may also be because of more functional considerations. Updating home features can be overwhelming particularly for first-time homeowners. But don’t…
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Bay vs Bow Windows: What’s the Difference?

Windows can brighten up and add character to your home. They can also make a big difference in your quality of life.  Bay windows and bow windows are quite popular among many homeowners.  Often they get these two mixed up or find it difficult to choose which one best fits…
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What Is A Picture Window? A Complete Guide

Picture windows, also known as fixed windows, are large, fixed-pane windows that are stationary or do not open. As the name suggests, these windows are a great way to showcase outdoor views without any obstructions. Because they typically do not have any mullions (a vertical element that divides and accentuates…
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