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What is Low-E Glass?

The Lowdown on Low-E Glass: What Is It and How Does It Work? Ever wondered how energy-efficient glass windows actually work? For example, how is it possible that a few panes of glass can actually block out furniture-fading rays, keep your home warm in winter but cool in summer, and let in bright sunshine to [...]

2019-11-22T10:11:01-07:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Siding|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What is Low-E Glass?

Home Siding Comparison

Home Siding Comparison — Why We Choose Vinyl There are so many siding options for exterior cladding these days that it can be difficult to decide what will work best for your exterior renovation project. From vinyl siding to brick to fibre cement siding (such as Hardie plank or Allura) — it’s important to carefully [...]

2019-11-21T21:43:27-07:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Siding|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Home Siding Comparison

Does Window Film Work and Other DIY Myths

Window Insulation: Does Window Film Work and Other DIY Myths From cellular blinds to shrink-wrap window insulation film, there are a number of DIY window insulation tips meant to help take the chill out of drafty windows during the winter months. Window replacement is a big investment up front, so we understand the appeal [...]

2019-11-22T08:53:00-07:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Windows and Doors|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Does Window Film Work and Other DIY Myths

Windows Can Help You Prepare for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Did you know that on the shortest day of the year (winter solstice), Edmonton and Calgary get less than eight hours of daylight? While Albertans manage to keep a stiff—likely frozen—upper lip when facing the snow and frosty temperatures, the lack of daylight during the coldest winter months can be especially draining. There are [...]

2019-02-24T13:25:17-07:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Windows and Doors|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Windows Can Help You Prepare for Seasonal Affective Disorder