Clera Windows + Doors Blog

Learn how to care for and maintain your windows and doors through our blog! We cover a wide variety of topics, from general window maintenance and treatments, to fun DIY-projects, you’ll find everything you need to become an expert in vinyl windows and entry doors.

3 Ways To Increase Your Front Door Security

For most people living in or moving into their forever-home, reinforcing security is a top priority. Keeping your house secure ensures that kids, pets and valuables all remain safe so you can have peace of mind. For that reason, securing your front door is arguably the most important area of…
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Replacement Windows: The Do’s and Dont’s

Spring is officially here, and that means renovations and home improvement projects should be underway over the next few months. One project that many homeowners tend to take on in the drier months is replacing aged, inefficient windows for modern, stylish and efficient windows! If you’re in the initial stages…
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4 Window Styles To Maximize Summer Rays

Summer is just around the corner, and filling your home with natural light can make a world of difference on those bright summer evenings. Winter is over and that means we all come out of hibernation, open the blinds, and look to bring the outside in. While smaller, shuttered windows…
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How To Increase Your Home’s Value in 2019

The Canadian housing market has exploded over the past few years, and many sellers are finding themselves scrambling to increase the value of their home while simultaneously cutting out competitors. In a housing marketing as hot as Toronto’s, any edge over the competition counts. Fresh coats of paint, stainless steel…
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Is Window Replacement Worth The Investment?

Whether you’re in a starter home, forever-home, or are in the process of flipping a home, renovations may be on your mind. Every property owner debates the pros and cons of making updates--from analyzing budgets, to which areas need a quick turnaround. The question remains: what areas will prove to…
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How to Bring Natural Light To Your Basement

For centuries, Candian basements have been described as dark, cold and dreary places. With the housing market exploding and people actively trying to maximize their spaces, basement renovations have been more popular than ever. Basement redesign usually comes with a lot of fluorescent and recessed lighting, and while that’s a…
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5 Dreamy Window Styles for your Window Seat

What’s better than curling up in your reading nook with a good book? Whether you’re designing a new home, or renovating your current home, the right window can add character and charm to your space and create a whimsical, pinterest-worthy space. We’ve identified five window styles that will not only…
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3 Door Styles That Can Survive Any Slam

Sometimes, finding a high-quality and safe door isn’t as simple as black and white or open and shut. Whether you just live in a windy city or have a teenager trying to make a point, it’s smart to make a long-term investment in doors that can survive any kind of…
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Why Double Pane Windows Are A Necessity In Canada

While single pane windows were the norm until the mid twentieth century, double and even triple pane windows have become increasingly popular. These windows are used all over the world, and especially in Canada. Almost every window installation in Toronto will involve double pane windows as a rule, as they…
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When Should I Replace My Windows?

If you have just bought an older home, or you have lived in your home for many years, you might be starting to wonder if it’s time to replace your windows. Just like everything else in a house, windows have a shelf life that will eventually run out. Typically, windows…
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