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3 Energy-saving Home Renovation Ideas

Home renovation is a task that requires all hands on participation- from finding the right products to picking the color to match the ambiance of your home. Understand that a timeline for your home renovation projects doesn’t take place all at once. In fact, most of the time spent in the upgrade goes into planning. When deciding whether to go green with energy saving products, the most common misconception people have is how costly it is. 

The Window Experts is here to provide you with 3 energy-saving tips that will freshen up both your home and your lifestyle. Keep reading below!

Home Renovation

You’ve decided to revitalize your living space. The best method in doing so is beginning to replace what makes sense from the start. If an item is broken, you’ll need to replace it. Update your old cabinets, windows and doors – refresh colors with paints to elevate the aesthetics of your home environment.

Here’s an overview timeline for each major home remodeling project. Each individual project can take from several weeks to months which can provide an insight into how soon it can be completed. 

  • Deck or patio build — 3 to 6 weeks
  • New flooring — 3 to 6 weeks
  • New roof — 2 to 4 weeks
  • New windows — 6 to 8 weeks
  • Kitchen — 2 to 4 months 
  • Bathroom — 2 to 4 months

Beyond simply reconstructing the interior of the household, consider adding in energy efficient products to the outside of your home. The government of Canada has offered FREE energy audits to assist millions of homeowners in finding ways to improve efficiency and save money. In fact, the new 2020 Energy Star and NAFS 11 program standards is a requirement as per Canadian government goals to improve energy efficiency. At The Window Experts, our energy efficient window and door products qualify for local rebates and low-cost home improvement loans. (**Contact us for more information)

The top most renovated spaces in a household are the kitchen and basement. This is because the buyers finds an appeal in an up to date, maintenance free, living-space and as a seller you can get a larger return value becoming environmentally friendly with your products. 

Kitchen Remodeling

Our products are designed with high quality energy efficiency in mind. With advanced technology sealing protection, window installations last for years. Choose your style between casement windows, single hung, double hung, double slider windows. These make for impeccable style and can go with most kitchen designs. However, if you want more options, you can also look at single slider, awning, end vent slider which are also popular options.  For those wanting a little conventional style, you can opt in for fixed casement which can never go wrong.

Glass panes are the most vulnerable to heat loss and gain. As harsh weather conditions arise, it’s critical for homeowners to protect their homes with thicker glass panels that increase energy efficiency.

Basement Remodeling 

If you’re choosing to remodel your home’s basement, you could be eligible for low-cost loans for protecting the basement from floods-proofing packages. Strong durable doors such as Fiberglass doors are highly insulated, they reduce extensive energy prices and are maintenance free. It’s completely straightforward, funding provided through an insured mortgage, direct bank loan or through savings on monthly utility bills. 

Discover the Greener Side to Things

You could be compensated for additional projects such as, solar panel or solar array installations. Save big on home improvement projects with The Window Experts go-green tips. 

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