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3 Tips For Maintaining Your Garage Door

Quality garage doors last a long time, so you wouldn’t want yours to break from the lack of general maintenance. The level of maintenance that you’d like to invest can vary, but any effort will help to stretch the useful life of the door. It’ll be worth it since a functioning garage door can […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

How To Prep Your Windows And Doors For Winter

Winter is just around the corner, and everyone is swapping out their summer wardrobe for their jackets to help brave the cold outside, which is where inclement weather belongs. Keeping cold air from seeping inside is all about insulation, which will depend on the condition and quality of your windows and doors. However, there […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

Tips For Picking The Best Window Placement For Your Home

Window placement is the type of decision that seems simple until things go wrong and your attention is drawn to it. Misplaced windows are not easy to correct either, which makes the decision seem daunting. But contractors, architects, and designers make those choices regularly on a variety of buildings. With these tips in mind, […]

By |November 7th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

Pros And Cons Of Different Window Types

There are dozens of window types, each with their strengths and weaknesses, when it comes to shaping the architecture of a house. There is so much to be said about windows and their design and function; we’ll give a brief profile here.

Single and double hung windows

These windows are constructed of two sashes stacked vertically, […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

Tips For Selecting An Energy-Efficient Garage Door

Garage doors form part of the external wall which maintains the temperature inside the home, but not all garage doors prioritize insulation in their design. The insulation of the panels, the ability to prevent leakage, and overall quality in construction are the keys to buying an energy efficient garage door.

Understanding the R-value

An R-value is […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

How To Choose The Perfect Patio Door

There are many options when it comes to shopping for patio doors, so sticking to your priorities will narrow down the ones that don’t meet your needs. Here are some things to consider.

Pet and child friendly doors

Even with the most well-behaved pets and kids, accidents are bound to happen. Pets sometimes use their […]

How To Choose The Right Curtains For Your Home

Living in a good neighbourhood means that there’s already a level of safety, so curtains are not necessarily being used for the protection of your home. In fact, drawing closed the curtains of windows that are street-facing may cause concern for your neighbours. But curtains are still very useful in other parts of the […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

Window Cleaning Guide

People people find it ideal to wash their windows twice a year, usually at the start of warm weather and also just before it gets too cold outside—which makes the chore much less comfortable. Window washing can be accomplished with relative ease if the right steps are taken. Here’s what you need to know. […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

These Cozy Reading Nooks Will Turn You Into A Book Lover

Catching up on reading lists can seem daunting if you struggle to connect with the books on the list—luckily, reading well is a skill like any other and can be improved with practice. Your environment plays a big role in developing good habits, which is why places like libraries and offices are associated with […]

By |September 5th, 2016|Blog, Home Maintainance|

Things To Check When Selecting A Garage Door Installer

Garage doors play an important role in our homes. Inside of our garages, for many, are valuable possessions, including cars. Before you let any technician install your garage door, here are things you need to check.

Are they reputable?

The reputation of a garage door specialist is important. Ask around, look online and see what other […]