Clera Windows + Doors Blog

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home

There are many ways in which to spruce up your home and give it a new lease of life and — best of all — it doesn’t have to break the bank! DIY is all the rage these days; it will not only make you feel fulfilled and satisfied, but…
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Vinyl Windows Life Expectancy

Vinyl window replacement is fast becoming a popular practical solution for both new and old homeowners who want to update and upgrade their residential property while staying within a reasonable budget. Fortunately, vinyl windows in Ottawa make worthwhile investments because of their affordability, durability, and energy-saving efficiency.  In this article,…
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How to Protect Your Windows from Cracking in Extreme Cold

Massive snowdrifts, icy sidewalks, Antarctic-like temperatures… these are all things Canadian winters are famous for. Drastic changes in temperatures can result in the glass of your residential windows and doors in Ottawa cracking. Unfortunately, cracked glass can oftentimes result in replacing your windows entirely. This can be costly and not…
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Single Hung vs Double Hung Windows

There may come a time during your homeownership when you take a look at your home’s older 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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Choosing the Best Windows for Your Home

When shopping for new windows, it’s important that they fit the established exterior aesthetic of your home. In order to make sure of this, it’s probably a good idea to create a checklist of what you’re looking for when it comes to types of house windows. This checklist probably includes…
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The Parts of a Window

There are a variety of parts that make up a window’s anatomy. Unless you are a window installer, you most likely do not know what they are. However, it is highly recommended that you familiarize yourself with the correct window terminology before you decide to go shopping for replacement windows.…
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Front Door Life Expectancy and Maintenance

Generally, if your front door is left unprotected and exposed to the elements, it may not last longer than a couple of decades. This means that you will need to get a replacement door as it will no longer be able to perform optimally, causing you more stress and money…
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