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How to Take Care of Vinyl Windows: Tips for Maintaining Your New Windows

How to Take Care of Vinyl Windows: Tips for Maintaining Your New Windows Vinyl replacement windows are a great investment for any homeowner. However, to ensure that they function properly and last for many years, you need to know how to take care of vinyl windows. The following article will give you tips on maintenance and care for your new vinyl windows. Keeping them in good condition will keep help them maintain their durability, functionality, [...]

How to Install Replacement Window Cranks

How to Install Replacement Window Cranks The windows in your home get a lot of use so chances are that they might need a bit of maintenance from time to time. This could include replacing the window screen or new hardware such as replacement window cranks. If your crank windows are sticking, a simple fix such as a new crank could solve the issue. Crank style windows, such as awning or casement windows are an [...]

How to Fix and Prevent Leaking Windows

How to Fix and Prevent Leaking Windows Leaking windows are a common occurrence in older homes due to factors such as wear and tear, structure settling and weather conditions. They can be the result of broken glazing seals, damaged window frames and other such factors. This is most common with older windows, but can also occur with new once as well. New windows Newmarket can be susceptible to leakage due to problems that arise from [...]

Tips for Preventing Ice and Frost on Windows

Tips for Preventing Ice and Frost on Windows With winter upon us, we are bound to experience a drastic drop in the temperature which could lead to frost on windows. While window frost is pretty, especially during the holiday seasons, it could actually be a problem if it builds up excessively. If you notice a great deal of frost accumulation on your windows, it could be a sign that you need window replacement. Check out [...]

Window Repair or Replacement: How to Tell Which Is Necessary

Window Repair or Replacement: How to Tell Which Is Necessary Have you reached that point as a homeowner when you have to choose between window repair and replacement?  There are some indicators that can help you determine which is more prudent. Most likely, if you have recently replaced your windows or if they are still functioning properly, it might not be time for replacement. In many cases, minor repairs can help you extend the life [...]

Where to Shop For Quality Discount Windows and Doors

Where to Shop For Quality Discount Windows and Doors Homeowners in Toronto are always on the lookout for discount windows and doors when it comes to home renovations. Replacing your doors and windows can be quite costly so of course you want to save as much money as possible. However, you do not want to sacrifice quality. Following are some helpful tips on how to shop for quality windows and doors at a discounted rate. [...]

Advantages of Sliding Patio Doors Canada

Advantages of Sliding Patio Doors Canada Normally when homeowners are replacing their entry doors, they also install new patio doors Canada. However, there are difference between entry doors and patio doors that need to be taken into consideration when it is time to order replacement doors for your Toronto area home. Following is some helpful information on patio doors Toronto to help make your window replacement shopping that much easier. Facts about Sliding Patio Doors [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Entry Doors

Everything You Need to Know About Entry Doors As your entry doors are one of the primary features of your Toronto area home, you are certainly away that they create a lasting impression for visitors and passersby. As well, they help set the vibe for the rest of your home. Thus, selecting the best entrance doors for your home is a matter of utmost importance. There are many styles of doors from which to choose [...]

Ways to Determine Window Prices by Size, Style and Other Factors

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

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 [...]