To keep things simple, a home is more or less a synonym for an investment.
Yet, as houses age, there can be a lot of upkeep and unexpected expenses put into maintaining them – especially if you’re considering a move into the market. Home building is an acquired skill and building your home up from its initial foundation by knowing what renovations actually matter can be hard to determine. But does replacing your windows actually add value to your home?
Yes! Replacing old windows is always going to increase the value of your home if done correctly. Even if you’re not selling your home, home improvement projects should be carried out strategically to i...
It’s time to get even more patriotic than usual Ottawa. This July 1st marks 150 years since the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick came together to form the Canadian Confederation in 1867. Happy birthday Canada!
If you haven’t gotten the chance to celebrate the nation’s milestone birthday yet – not to worry! Here are 4 exciting Canada 150 events happening in the nation’s capital throughout the rest of the year:
1. Northern Lights: Sound and Light Show
Running from July 11 to September 16, this unforgettable event will take place on Parliament Hill. This journey of sound and light will explore the nation’s physical, h...
If you live in Ottawa, you know that your home must be equipped to endure the long, bitter, frosty winters, but must also have protection to beat the heat of those hot, humid summers!
When it comes to climate control in your home, your windows play a major role.
Read on to find out the many ways you and your home can benefit from energy efficient windows.
Benefits of low-emissivity coatings:
Do you want to be literally letting money fly out the window? We didn’t think so! Without energy efficient glass coatings, a lot of the heat or AC in your home can be absorbed into the glass and right out of your home.
Soft coat and hard coat low-emissivity (low-E) coatin...
Planning on installing new windows for your home but don’t know who to turn to? Trusting your home in someone else’s hands is a big decision!
Here are 4 essential tips to help you find the best window installation company in Ottawa:
Reputation is a huge factor when deciding who to give your money to, when it comes to any product or service. You want to make sure you’re choosing the best of the best – especially when it comes to home improvement projects.
We’ve all heard the horror stories of contractors who start a job and never return. To make sure that doesn’t happen to you and your home, check out the company&rsq...
Are you looking to replace your windows? Chances are you’ve talked about it with your friends and family and have been given a whole slew of information on where to go, what to do and how to do it.
We’re here to set the record straight.
Read on to find out the truth about common window installation myths:
Myth: Changing my windows will cost more money than it will save
Fact: While it may seem like a cheaper option to repair older windows, in the long run you’ll save yourself money on your energy bill by replacing your windows with new ones.
If you have single-pane windows, replacing them with Energy-Star approved windows could help you reduce you...
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...
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?
Don’t pay a middleman to make some windows and doors fit!
Enjoy Marlboro Custom Windows, we manufacture your windows in Ottawa, to perfectly match the materials and compliment the style of your home.