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How To Choose The Right Window Style For Your Home

Stuck trying to pick the perfect windows to match the style and architecture of your home? It turns out, a lot of homeowners feel this way! Making such big decisions can be overwhelming – we get that! That’s why we’ve put together some advice for choosing the right window style for your home.…

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How Doors & Windows Add ROI To Your Home

Everyone is aware of the obvious functions that windows and doors perform as entrances and openings for traffic and light, but did you know that doors and windows can actually add significant value or ROI to your home for resale?

Return on Investment in real estate, (or ROI) is a common term …

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Discover the Beauty & Benefits of Black Windows

While light, white, and bright often come to mind when you think of window treatments, black window frames are a trendy, beautiful, and bold option for your home that is popular with today’s designers and builders. Black window frames have been used for exterior windows for a long time, but toda…

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Marvin Windows & Doors for Rugged Coastal Living

On the rugged coastlines of Vancouver Island, we experience all sorts of weather throughout the year. Whether your home is working hard to keep itself cool in the summer or keeping you warm in the winter, having the right window installations will make the process much easier and more efficient.…

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How to Stay Cool Without Air-Conditioning!

We’re in the thick of a summer heat wave, and for those who live on the West Coast, it can be a real struggle to stay cool. Many West Coast homes are built without air-conditioning systems (A/C) because there are so many months of the year when it just isn’t necessary. Even if your home is air-c…

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Discover the Benefits of Large Windows

No matter where you are on Vancouver Island, there’s a good chance you’re surrounded by a great view of ocean, trees, land or mountains. And when you can’t be outside enjoying that view, the second best way to experience it is through large, stylish windows that help you feel like you’re bringin…

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Window & Door Trends for 2018

The doors and windows of your home greatly contribute to your home’s overall look and style from both the inside and outside, and keeping up with the latest design trends is essential for a stylish home. In 2018, consumers are waving goodbye to certain design trends and welcoming exciting new op…

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How to Deal With Window Condensation

If you’ve ever had to deal with window condensation in your home, you know what a headache it can be, especially when it starts to take a toll on your home, your furniture, and even your health.

Condensation takes place when liquid vapour transforms into liquid water. Certain conditions, li…

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Home Window Maintenance Tips to Save Energy

There’s a brisk chill is in the air and early morning dew is on the lawn – these are the first signs that colder weather is on its way. Here are few basic home window maintenance tips to help save energy and protect your home against our soggy, cold West Coast climate. A bit of effort now could …

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Tips for Home Window Safety & Security

According to research, 35% of all home break-ins involve non-force entries where a criminal has entered the home through an unlocked door or window.

One of the simplest ways you can address home window security and protect yourself and your family, is to ensure you have adequate locking syste…

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3 Top Window Trends for 2017

Ready to leap into spring with a bright new view? If you’ve been debating which home improvements you’re going to tackle this year, consider updating your windows! 2017 is looking to be an exciting year when it comes to window design and architectural trends. We’ve compiled a list of the 5 Top W…

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Energy Efficiency & You: What About Windows?

Benefits of Energy Efficiency Windows

Using public transit, riding your bike and growing a veggie garden are all great ways of reducing your ecological footprint and leading a sustainable life. But if you really want to make a difference? Increasing the energy efficiency of your home is one of th…

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