Windows & Doors 2018-08-27T07:45:37+00:00

Editor’s Selection

COMMON SENSE REASONS TO REPLACE YOUR WINDOWS

August 26th, 2018|

I have only once replaced windows in a home. I kept putting it off as it seemed such a big job. The house was timber frame in very beautiful but damp Vancouver, Canada. One [...]

WHICH REPLACEMENT WINDOW IS RIGHT FOR YOUR HOME?

August 26th, 2018|

New windows can really smarten up the appearance of a house, and give a fresh, improved look to your heating and cooling bills as well. Advanced glazing and modern frames drastically reduce air infiltration [...]

GLAZING: SHOULD YOU STAY SINGLE, DOUBLE IT UP OR GO FOR THE TRIPLE?

August 26th, 2018|

Manufacturers are constantly seeking to improve the energy performance of windows to keep the thermal efficiency of the house intact. There is no point having excellent insulation in the walls, roof and floor of your [...]

People’s Choice

THE LANGUAGE OF WINDOWS: TERMINOLOGY YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND

August 26th, 2018|

Whether you are talking to your contractor, to the window company, to your electrician or to the geek squad about your computer issues, it really helps when you know the terminology. Before undertaking any [...]

A QUICK RECAP OF WINDOW PERFORMANCE RATINGS

August 26th, 2018|

There are so many different measurements used to rate a window’s performance. Windows are tested for insulation, leakage, sound transmission, condensation and a whole lot of other things explained in our article THE LANGUAGE OF [...]

FRONT DOORS MAKE STRONG IMPRESSIONS

August 26th, 2018|

FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT If the eyes are the windows of the soul, your front door reflects the warmth and welcome of your home. First impressions are important so stand back and look at your [...]

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LAYERED WINDOW TREATMENTS ADD SUMPTUOUS LUXURY

August 26th, 2018|

ADD LUXURY A LAYER AT A TIME Window treatments of some kind are often essential to provide privacy to your space but they can move beyond the merely practical to being a focal point [...]

QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE CHOOSING NEW WINDOW TREATMENTS

August 26th, 2018|

1. IS THE DESIGN AND STYLE THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR? If the look is more important to you and you want your window treatments to make a strong design statement, you may well be [...]

MAKING AN ENTRANCE

August 26th, 2018|

If you are considering putting in a new front door, there are several factors other than simply the door material, that are worth considering. For most people there are three main things that an [...]