If you find yardwork time-consuming and tedious, proper preparation is a valuable tool for saving you time and stress. Keep your lawn healthy and lush by providing it with a strong base off of which it can flourish. Take these steps to prepare your yard for the upcoming season:
Clear Winter Debris
The first step in preparing your lawn for spring is to remove leaves, twigs and other debris that has accumulated under the snow during the winter months. Take this opportunity to use a rake to eliminate matted areas of the lawn (which can be a home for Snow Mold). Doing so will promote better airflow throughout the grass and prevent any disease and insect infestation, enabl...
In a saturated market, it’s important to have a home that is move-in ready and updated with modern amenities. Replacing your windows can help achieve the high-level of economical, practical and aesthetic benefits, coveted by potential customers. Keep reading to find out how new windows can improve your home’s marketability, thus helping to raise its value.
Increase Energy Efficiency
According to HGTV, you can expect to recoup 60%-90% of your costs when you invest in energy-efficient windows. Windows are a functional update that is appreciated for improving energy efficiency. High efficiency, Energy Star certified windows help save on heating and cooling bi...
Having a green home reduces environmental impact, and increases personal comfort and happiness. By simply making sure that you have the best, energy efficient windows installed throughout your home, you too can experience these benefits. Keep reading to find out why going green is the right choice for you:
Reduce Your Need for Heating
According to Natural Resources Canada, if you replaced all the original windows and doors in an average older home with ENERGY STAR® windows, your household energy consumption would drop by about 7 percent. Similarly, if you installed ENERGY STAR® windows in an average new home instead of conventional products, your energy consum...
As the holiday season quickly approaches and 2017 comes to an end, often we find ourselves reflecting on our personal goals and resolutions. This year, why not make a goal for a happier, healthier home for you and your loved ones?
Read on to see our top 3 home resolutions to ring in 2018 right!
Switch up your interior décor staples
Do you ever find yourself feeling bored with your interior décor? We know we do! Often, our dreams of re-designing the house are big, but our budgets are… small.
If you’re itching for a revamp this year, try swapping out a few of your staple pieces – remember, the deal is in the details! Replace your curt...
Now that the colder weather has reached us, a lot of people are probably thinking about replacing those old windows. Try some of these tips to keep old windows from leaking cold air into your home!
The window insert is one solution to keeping out the cold air. It’s an acrylic window that fits inside your existing window. It helps reduce draftiness and noise. The windows also won’t feel cold because of the extra insert.
If your windows leak a ton of air, try replacing the insulation and fixing the “weather sealed sash.” This will seal air leaks around the perimeters of all windows. Doing this will save you money on your energy bill, seeing...
Decorating the outside of your house has been a long-standing holiday tradition. Putting up your Christmas tree and wrapping ribbon on every surface that allows for it is the initial spark of Christmas cheer. Families even load up their car and drive around the neighbourhood in search of the most decorated houses to admire the lights. Why not bring some Christmas magic to your own home by decorating your windows with these eye-catching ideas?
If you’re lacking inspiration, check out these 5 cost-friendly ways to decorate your windows this holiday season!
1)Snowflake CurtainsDeck the windows with strands of DIY snowflakes. This decoration is inexpensive, easy to ...
Marlboro has been making quality windows and doors for more than 35 years.
Located in Ottawa, Canada, our modern 40,000-square-foot manufacturing plant produces a full range of competitively priced custom-built vinyl, aluminum, hybrid windows and doors that will enhance the look of any home.
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