Do-it-yourself home repair projects can be fun and can save you money – when you know what you’re doing! Many people attempt to fix or install their windows themselves and unless you’re an experienced professional, this often leads to a big mess. With something as important and expensive as the windows on your home, it’s best to trust the experts. Here are a few reasons why!
1) You need the proper equipment
While you may have some tools around the house, window installation requires professional equipment that you might not have access to. Although you could go out and buy some of the tools for installing windows, it would be quite costly...
Sadly, our beautiful Ottawa summer is coming to an end. With the colder weather beginning to creep up on us, it’s time to get your home prepared to keep the cold out! Follow these 4 tips to stay warm and toasty this fall.
1) Check your windows for drafts
Drafty windows will make your home extra chilly this winter and will also cost you a ton of money in energy bills! Fixing up leaks and drafts in your windows with caulk is one of the easiest ways to fix this problem. The caulk will prevent heat from escaping from your home – but may not look very nice! Remember: caulking is only a temporary solution, so it may be time to start thinking about new...
At Marlboro Windows and Doors, we get a lot of questions about our window coatings. We offer a full range of glass coatings, but sometimes people aren’t quite sure what we mean by that! Glass coatings can help reduce cooling and heating costs, so it’s important to us that our customers are well informed. Here are 5 frequently asked questions answered, all about our window coatings!
1) What are they?
Glass window coatings are a special coating that’s placed on the window to increase its energy efficiency. This type of coating was developed to minimize the level of ultraviolet (UV) and infrared light (IR) that can pass through glass, while ...
Summer has always been our favourite season at Marlboro Windows and Doors. And what better way to share our love for the season than offering the Ottawa community an unbeatable deal on new windows?
This month, from July 15th until July 31st, we’re offering incredible savings through our Save the HST Event! For this deal, we’ll discount the HST from your new order of any value.* This means the opportunities for savings are endless! With savings this good, it’s most definitely time to replace your old windows.
Does your home need new windows? With our unbeatable summer sale, now is the time to contact Marlboro Windows and Doors!
Summer is the be...
Here at Marlboro Windows and Doors in Ottawa, we’re big fans of the sunlight. Summertime is our busy season and we relish in the summers we get to spend in Ottawa. One of the major benefits of the warm weather is all the natural light that filters into your home through your windows. Optimizing this natural light can even save you in energy costs because you can rely on it rather than turning on the lights in your home! Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to use your home’s natural light to your advantage.
Here are the top 5 ways to optimize the natural lighting in your home this summer:
1) Paint your walls a light-reflecting colour
The key to optimizing ...
While there’s no doubt that we all love summertime in Ottawa, we certainly don’t love the air conditioning bill that comes along with it. The only thing worse than a hefty energy bill due to overreliance on air conditioning, is an unbearably hot house to live in during the summer months.
Fortunately, Marlboro can help! Windows have a lot to do with your home’s energy efficiency and temperature. Here are some eco-friendly and money-saving tips to help you beat the summer heat – without turning on your cooling system.
1) Be a smooth (window) operator
There’s a common misconception that open windows, no matter the time of day, ...
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.
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