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Are fibreglass front doors good?

Fibreglass entry doors are one of the most popular exterior door options for Canadian homeowners. They are made from a fibre-reinforced polymer and are filled with a strong insulating core. This gives them excellent energy efficiency and strength properties. Homeowners love them as replacement front doors because they come with a realistic wood grain that makes them look and feel…

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What are picture windows?

A picture window, as the name suggests, is a window designed to offer an unobstructed view out like a picture frame. Unlike regular windows, the design of picture windows is optimized for the best view out. Did you know picture windows cannot even be opened. In this article we look at the differences between picture windows and regular windows, and…

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Single hung vs double hung windows: Difference explained

Planning on replacing the windows at your house? It’s a great opportunity to change out old windows with ones that offer a better view out, are energy efficient or have a completely different style. Hung windows are an excellent option for replacement windows in Vaughan. Available in single and double configurations, they offer the best of form and function. Keep…

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What is the best material for interior doors

As expert door installers in Markham we know that interior doors are an important aesthetic feature of the house. How they look, how they feel and how they operate can uplift ambience and improve comfort. Though ‘wooden’ doors are understood to be the de facto choice for homeowners across Toronto and the GTA, most are not actually made of wood…

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Summer maintenance tips for your doors and windows

Once temperatures start rising and the days become longer and warmer, homeowners and property managers need to start thinking of one thing, actually two things: door repairs and window repairs. A harsh winter can give our windows and doors quite a beating and spring-summer is the time to show these fixtures some tender, loving care. A thorough inspection The first…

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Find out what happens during window replacement

Replacing windows is no easy task. It is a multi-step process, each of which has to be performed with the utmost care and precision. Complete window replacement requires caution and careful handling. In this article, a detailed explanation of the steps to follow during window replacement will be provided. Need for window replacement The window may need to be replaced…

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Are your windows smart?

Smart home automation is an exciting new arena for homeowners. It lets them control the house intelligently, takes care of repetitive everyday chores, makes the house safer and enables remote control. For many a ‘smart’ home has meant a toaster you can control with an app or turning light bulbs on and off by voice. But smart windows do so…

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Should you DIY your front door?

We get it, DIY is part of Canadian life and self-reliance is certainly no bad thing. But door installation, especially something like front door replacement is fraught if you try and do it without prior experience! No matter how many ‘how to install an exterior door’ videos you watch on YouTube, you simply aren’t prepared for the challenges a door…

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Sliding vs hung windows: Which is right for you?

Sliding or hung, which is better? We often hear homeowners ask about which style of opening window is best for their home. Which is more energy efficient? Which is quieter? Which one lets in more light? In this blog we end the sliding window vs hung window confusion. Different window styles But before we do, let’s take a look at…

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