Ways to Determine Window Prices by Size, Style and Other Factors Those who are planning to replace their windows will need to determine a budget before they begin shopping for windows. In order to get a ballpark estimate for the replacement window cost, there are several things to look at including type of installation, style of window and window prices by size. Window replacement cost is dependent on the aforementioned factors as well as the [...]
Guidelines to Egress Basement Windows Basement windows replacement might not be the first thing that comes to mind when homeowners start planning home renovations. However, all Canadian basement windows must be in compliance with the terms set forth by the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC). Egress windows are required by the fire safety codes of Canada, so homeowners must adhere to these guidelines. If your basement windows are not egress windows, it might be [...]
4 Awesome Benefits of Sliding Patio Doors When replacing your existing windows and doors, you should consider replacing your patio doors as well. Sliding patio doors are a popular option for residents in the Greater Toronto Area as they add a stylish flair to any home. Sliding doors can help increase the market value of your home while adding to the aesthetic appeal. If you are still unsure if the sliding patio doors Toronto residents [...]
Egress Window Requirements of Ontario Residents As a homeowner in Ontario, you need to make sure that your bedroom and basement windows meet the required egress window standards. Egress style windows are required by law as they provide a fast and safe escape from your home given an emergency situation. They need to meet the criteria set forth by the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC). The following article outlines the importance of the egress [...]
Which are More Cost Effective: Double or Single Pane Windows? Home improvements are an inevitable part of home ownership, including replacement windows. You might have a hard time deciding if you should invest in double or single pane windows. Single pane windows might seem like the more cost effective option. However, double panes will save you more money in the long run as they are very energy efficient. Following are some tips on the benefit [...]
Guide for Styles of Replacement House Windows House windows replacement is a task that every homeowner will eventually face. But how does one decided on which style of windows matches their home and their taste? Not to mention, which style of windows is the most energy efficient and practical. The following is a guide with helpful tips as to the various window replacement types that are available in the Canadian windows market. Styles of House [...]
How Quality Windows Can Stop Condensation on Windows With the colder seasons coming soon, homeowners are starting to get concerned about the amount of frost and condensation on windows in their home. Condensation can ultimately affect the indoor temperature of your home. It also causes moisture to seep inside which can lead to issues such as mold or mildew. Installing new windows Barrie can help prevent window condensation. Read on to see the advantages of [...]
8 Stylish Home Window Designs for Your Home Makeover Choosing windows designs for your replacement windows can be fun, but a bit daunting. Selecting new windows is basically giving your home a makeover. You want to find the right style of windows to suit both the style of your home and your personal taste. But with so many vinyl windows styles available today, how do you choose? From traditional wooden windows to energy efficient vinyl [...]
Living room windows are the first thing guests notice when entering your home, so you want to ensure that you choose windows for your living room that are stylish and also practical. Here is some useful advice on how to choose the best style of windows for the living room in your home. Check it out!
Bathroom windows are an important part of window replacement. Windows for bathrooms not only improve the appearance of your home, but they also provide ventilation and energy efficiency. Read on to find out what style of windows Barrie is the best fit for your bathroom. Every style has its pros, and you need to know them when choosing new windows.