As home improvement projects can often be both timely and costly, it’s understandable why you may consider the idea of installing new windows yourself.
We’re going to stop you right there.
While this may seem like a strategic move for the better, installing your window replacements without a professional can lead to expensive and potentially dangerous mistakes. Let’s look at some reasons why you should leave your window installation to the professionals – for your benefit.
1. It can raise your energy bill costs
One reason many families choose to replace their windows is to improve their homes energy efficiency. Unfortunately, even the most e...
It’s that time of the year again Ottawa!
As the weather gets warmer we all know that spring cleaning is imminent. It’s definitely no one’s favourite job, but it must be done. Want to get going on your housework but don’t know where to start?
Try out some of our spring cleaning tips to get your home organized in time to enjoy the summer:
1. Clean your windows like a pro
To make your life easier, get rid of the paper towels and cloths full of lint and invest in a squeegee, strip applicator (a mop for windows) and sponge.
Clean off dirt using the strip applicator with warm water and only a few drops of soap – the less suds the better &nda...
Now that the weather’s warming up, it’s officially patio season! And you know what that means: Lazy afternoons lounging in the sun, playing with your kids in the backyard on the weekends and warm, night-time BBQ’s— what more could you ask for?
If you’re looking to upgrade or install a patio door to help you enjoy the warmer months in Ottawa, but don’t know where to start, here are 4 things to consider:
When choosing your patio doors, think about things like furniture near the place you would like to put your doors, as well as the wall placement before deciding which opening method or style of doors you would like.
March break is on the way, and that means you’ve got an entire week to spend with the family! We know it can be hard to plan a whole week of activities, so we’ve tried to help – here’s a list of March break activities you can enjoy in Ottawa this week.
If you’re outdoorsy:
If you and your family are looking to spend this March break outside, try taking spring break ski lessons! Learn how to ski from professionals: Camp Fortune offers 3, 4 and 5 day lesson packages all week long. Parents have the option to join the lessons, or watch comfortably while sipping hot chocolate from the chalet.
Looking for something more relaxed?
Feeling like your space needs an update but not quite sure where to start? New windows could be the answer!
Here are 4 ways new windows could refresh your space:
#1. Adding more light to the room
Natural light is a source of healthy living, and by adding windows into your home you can ensure your body, mind and spirits are lifted. Lighting plays a large role in the overall feel of the room, and natural light is the best way to brighten up your space.
Installing a skylight in your home rather than a regular, vertical window can increase the natural lighting of a room by 30%, reducing stress levels and benefiting the overall aura of your home.
Looking for great qual...
Valentine’s day is coming up soon, and we know that in life, everybody just wants to fall in love with a safe, reliable... window manufacturer!
With over 30 years of experience in window and door manufacturing, we know exactly what you need.
Here are a few reasons to fall in love with Marlboro:
We are a third generation, family owned business who have polished the perfect practice of manufacturing and custom designing windows and doors for those tough Ottawa climates. After over 30 years in the field, we know a thing or two about what we're doing.
You’re bound to fall head-over-heels for our custom-built vinyl, aluminum, and hybrid windo...
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.
A family-owned business now in its third generation, Marlboro’s commitment is to provide exceptional customer service and to make windows and doors that meet the highest standards of quality, design, durability and energy efficiency.
2370 Stevenage DR. Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 3W3
Thinking About Replacement Windows and Doors?
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Enjoy Marlboro Custom Windows, we manufacture your windows in Ottawa, to perfectly match the materials and compliment the style of your home.