It’s a good idea to monitor and maintain the health of your windows. Now that winter — our harshest season — is coming to an end, this task is especially important.
Taking the time to care for your windows is an easy way to extend their lifespan and save you save you your hard earned dollars! Follow these simple tips to keep your windows well maintained from top to bottom.
It’s important to check your windows for damage before and after the winter season. Pay special attention to windowpanes, screens and trim. It’s also a good idea to check the caulking around your windows to ensure there are no cracks causing leakage. Finally...
Window installation is a major purchase when it comes to home owning. Windows come in direct contact with various weather conditions and are the first line of defense for your home. Finding a trustworthy company to help with this task is extremely important! Warranties help provide proof that your manufacturer is confident in the quality of their product. Here are 3 reasons why you should always have a warranty on your windows!
1) Manufacturing Defects
A warranty should be provided against all manufacturing-related defects for as long as you live on the property of which they were installed. All warranties should be a lifetime guarantee, as most windows should last ne...
Replacing windows and doors is an important task for any homeowner. These frameworks ensure the safety, security and comfort of a home. Hiring a window company can be an overwhelming task as there are various options available – making it difficult to decide which company will do the best job. Here are three key tips to consider when you're looking to get your windows replaced!
1) Energy Efficiency is Key
Many companies have become aware of the importance of energy efficiency, therefor introducing new and improved options that are more energy efficient.
Although the energy efficient option may come at a slightly higher price, it can be extremely beneficia...
While we have written previously about our ENERGYSTAR approved windows and our environmentally friendly ways to save you money, we realized sometimes our blogs can get a little technical!
This blog will explain the certain keywords that will help you find the most energy efficient windows to keep the heat in your home this winter.
Here are the most important keywords you need to know for selecting energy efficient windows for your Ottawa home!
The U-value measures the rate of heat transfer through your windows and how well they are insulating the home. So the lower the u-factor, the better your window insulates!
Are you looking for energy efficient n...
The holiday season is upon us! And you know what that means – the kids are done school, you’ve got a bit of time off work, and you’re ready for some quality family time. So what are you going to do this winter in Ottawa? As seasoned Ottawans, we know that the best way to enjoy the winter is to get outside! Here are our top 3 favourite ways to enjoy the great Ottawa winter!
Winterlude is the absolute classic winter activity in Ottawa and has something that everyone can enjoy! Winterlude is a celebration of winter that takes place in Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau, Confederation Park in Ottawa, and on the Rideau Canada Skateway! Now in ...
It’s time to face facts…winter is on its way. The last thing you want is cold air (and even snow) getting into your home. Are your windows in tip-top shape? Can they survive the elements? Maybe it’s time to replace them.
1. It’s drafty in your home
With a drafty window, not only is cold air getting in, but warm air is escaping. This makes it uncomfortable in your home and also takes a toll on the cost of heating.
How to spot it: Close all your windows. Light a match. If it seems like the flame is being interrupted by air, you’ve got drafty windows.
3. You’re turning your thermostat up higher than usual
Are you a 68 degree person...
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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