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Should I Repair or Replace My Windows?

The primary functions of your home’s windows is to protect you from the elements, provide natural lightning, and enable sufficient ventilation as needed.  When the functionality of your windows begins to deteriorate, you’ll notice that they get foggy, cold, leaky, and don’t fulfill their general duties. If this happens, you…
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Best Windows to Light Up Your Attic

Traditionally, the attic is not exactly considered the brightest part of the house. This is because it’s often used as a storage area for old books, forgotten children’s toys, and other cherished knick-knacks.  Additionally, it doesn’t help that most attics tend to have small windows. Having small attic windows doesn’t…
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How to Bug Proof Windows and Doors

From the perspective of bugs, those small holes, cracks, and gaps in doors and windows are the ultimate luxury entrances to your home. Whether it’s the bright and welcoming lights, the smell of sticky skin, or the alluring scent of home-cooked meals, there’s always a reason why insects would want…
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How to Clean Hard to Reach Windows Inside and Out

No one should have to risk their life for clean windows. There are many ways to safely and effectively clean almost any type of window. So if you’re wondering how to clean outside windows you can’t reach, you’re in the right place! We’ll also talk about how to clean inside…
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The Ultimate Guide to Window Grilles and Inserts

Historically, window grilles had a structural purpose. They were used to hold small pieces of glass together since technology back then did not allow for the easy manufacturing of large sheets of glass. Nowadays, using decorative window grille inserts or SDLs (Simulated Divided Lite) is a way to preserve the…
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Is Condensation on Windows Bad?

Condensation on windows can happen during any season of the year and is a common problem faced by homeowners. The burning question remains: Is condensation on windows bad? Well, this largely depends on where you find condensation on windows.  Is it condensation on the inside of windows, outside the windows,…
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How To Check And Fix Drafty Windows

When extreme weather approaches, having drafty windows and doors can be an annoyance that drives up your heating bills even when using an energy-efficient HVAC system. Studies suggest that even just one drafty window can reduce your heating efficiency by up to 30%. Now imagine the impact on your energy…
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How to Bring Natural Light to Your Basement with Small Windows

For centuries, Canadian basements have had a reputation for being dark, cold and dreary places. Finding a basement with no windows at all was common too. However, with the housing market exploding and people actively trying to maximize their spaces, basement renovations have been more popular than ever.  Nowadays, the…
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