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Is DIY Window Replacement Cheaper? Is DIY Window Replacement Cheaper?

In the realm of home improvements, a standout investment is window replacement. The decision to DIY Window Replacement or hire professionals is often debated among homeowners. It's about upgrading your home's aesthetics and enhancing energy efficiency, which can lower your utility bills. So, is doing it yourself cheaper, or should you call in the pros? We…

How Long do Vinyl Windows Really Last? How Long do Vinyl Windows Really Last?

Have you ever struggled to open a stubborn window, felt a chilly draft mid-winter, or watched your heating and cooling bills climb each month? If so, your windows could be the culprit. Among all the elements of your home, windows play a vital role in maintaining comfort and energy efficiency. This makes understanding the lifespan of…

Understanding Window Condensation in London, Ontario Understanding Window Condensation in London, Ontario

Condensation is the light fog or film of water droplets that appear on your window and door glass during the cold weather in London, Ontario. Windows that are more efficiently made will show condensation more readily simply because they are more airtight than your original windows.   What causes condensation? Window condensation forms as a result…

Why You Should Consider Replacing Windows and Doors in the Winter Why You Should Consider Replacing Windows and Doors in the Winter

As winter sets in with colder temperatures, you may be noticing failures or inefficiencies with your current windows and doors. It can become very costly and uncomfortable to deal with constant heat loss through windows and doors.  Suppose you have problems like moisture leaking into your home, cracked glass panes or air leaks. You should consider…

The Importance of a Detailed In-Home Estimate for Replacing Windows The Importance of a Detailed In-Home Estimate for Replacing Windows

A common question that's asked by homeowners when replacing windows is what the approximate cost would be. This question is challenging to answer over the phone for even the most basic window product. That's because every homeowner's needs are different. The approximate cost depends on several variables: the number of windows, measurements, the type of replacement…

What You Should Look for When Buying Replacement Windows for your Home What You Should Look for When Buying Replacement Windows for your Home

When thinking about buying new windows, you should look for the highest quality of window that you can afford, a company that cares about installation details, and a company that will assure you in writing they will be there for you with any follow-up concerns.   Vinyl has come a long way from its lesser-quality, early…

Measuring Energy Efficiency in Windows Measuring Energy Efficiency in Windows

What Makes a Window Energy-Efficient? To estimate the total efficiency of a window, we need to measure and compare four variables; U-value, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC), Visible Light Transmittance(VLT), and Light to Solar Gain (LTG) ratio. Together, they tell how well the glass insulates and how well light passes through the glass.   What are Energy-Efficient…

Signs You Should Replace your Exterior Door Signs You Should Replace your Exterior Door

An entry door can be your home’s star attraction, but your exterior front door takes a lot of punishment from the outside world. How long you can expect an entry door to last depends on its material, the calibre of its manufacture, the direction it faces, and the quality of its installation.   How long Do…

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