Clera Windows + Doors Blog

How to know when it’s time to replace your windows

Windows, like anything else, have a life span. There comes a time in most homeowners’ lives when they will need to replace their windows. Unfortunately, not many people are aware of when this is necessary. Simply because a window appears in good shape does not mean replacing it is out…
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Across the Pond: the Windows of France

France is the land where everything is done right. The standard work week is 35 hours, wine and cheese are major industries, and people dress up just to walk down the street. Architecture is no different. French architects found a timeless, light, airy, welcoming building design about three hundred years…
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How to Tell if Your Windows are Losing Heat

With winter just around the corner, it is important to make sure your home is sealed up tight. Before running to the store to buy a bunch of materials, you should first to a home inspection. You don’t need to hire a contractor do the job, so long as you…
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Is Window Condensation a Bad Thing?

It is that time of year again where most of us will be making the switch from air conditioning to heat. There is nothing better than coming in from the cold to a toasty home, unless of course your home is expelling all the heat you are pumping in to…
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Considerations when choosing a replacement door

We’ve all heard old expression, “you make a better door than a window.”  Fortunately, with Clera, your door can be both a door and a window!  We are experts at putting window features into doors. However, we know that the variety of doors we offer can be a little overwhelming. …
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Hi-tech window coverings

There are still people alive today who can remember a time before blinds.  However, the pace of technology is increasing, and now traditional blinds are almost obsolete.  In their place are a whole range of space-age remote-controlled technological wonders. Motorized Shades Motorized shades can suit virtually any purpose.  They can…
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What to Look for When Hiring Window Cleaners

Window cleaning is dangerous and difficult for amateurs.  However, it does need to be done.  If you can find a window cleaning crew that meets the qualifications below, it is a great idea to treat yourself and hire them. Cleans By Hand Some commercial cleaning companies use automated brushing machines…
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