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 ...
Do your windows leave your room feeling bare and looking boring? Window styles and trends can do a lot for the look and feel of the inside of your home! Whether you are starting to re-decorate your home or simply want a fresh design for your windows – we’ve got the 3 most popular design styles of 2015 for your windows!
1. A Calming Design
Most of us live lives that can be very stressful – thanks to our constant connection to our email, cell phones, and laptops. In this day and age, it’s more important than ever to have a sense of serenity and calm in our homes. One of the ways to achieve this is through the style of your windows. In 201...
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...
We know you hear it all the time – to make sure that you “buy local.” But with Ottawa’s growing population and changing landscape, buying locally has never been more important! Buying local, whether it be buying produce from a nearby farm, furniture from a local carpenter, or windows from a close-by manufacturer, means that you’re investing in your community. Read on to find out the top 4 reasons to buy locally – and that goes for your windows, too!
1) Buy local, invest in the community
When you buy local, you’re investing in your community by putting money into local business, as opposed to sending money out of your communit...
It’s that time of year again, Ottawa! Halloween is fast approaching and you need to get your home looking as spooktacular as possible. Do you need some easy ways to make your home ready for the trick-or-treaters? Follow these tips for a simple and spooky home exterior that will be sure to scare the neighbours!
1) Work the falling leaves to your advantage
In the weeks leading up to Halloween, don’t rake your leaves. Let them accumulate on the front lawn so you can maximize the creepy-crunchy leaves effect. If you have enough leaves, be sure to put them in a pile with fake feet or shoes peeking out underneath!
2) Decorate your windows in the spookiest way a...
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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