Happy New year, Ottawa! This time of year feels exciting and refreshing: a time for a new start – whether within yourself, your career, or in the home!
From saving on those monthly bills to creating a whole new space in your home, here are a few window trends you can expect to see in 2017.
#1. Energy-saving windows
Sustainability has been a popular trend for homeowners in recent years. This year, the focus is on your windows’ energy-saving benefits. Energy-efficient windows are available in many different shapes and sizes in order to fit what’s right for you and your home.
Energy-efficiency depends largely on the type of glass used in making the w...
Winter is well underway, Ottawa! Despite all the wonderful things to do during Ottawa winters, the cold, dark weather can sometimes bring our spirits down.
If the dreary season is getting the best of you, have no fear! We know just what you need to beat it. Read on to learn how to fight the winter blues in your home this year.
Optimize natural lighting
Those short winter days can leave you feeling like you’re always in the dark, so it’s crucial that you maximize natural lighting while you have it!
There are many things that can help optimize the lighting in your home. Adding more mirrors to allow light to reflect and bounce around the room, or switching ...
For many people, the new year marks a fresh start; a chance to set new goals and motivate yourself to achieve something you’ve always wanted. Well Ottawa, 2017 is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about how to make it the greatest year yet!
Here are 4 resolutions you can make in your home this New Year.
#1. Do an inspection on your windows
It isn’t always easy to tell when your windows need replacing. Sometimes, the signs creep up on you so quietly you don’t even notice! Keeping old windows can create drafts in your home, increase energy bills, and decrease property value. It’s a good idea to give them a quick inspection e...
Making your home as energy efficient as possible can save you a great deal of money. Many home owners think they abide by energy efficiency incentives, but are misinformed about which household practices actually save the most energy.
Read on as we debunk 3 of the most common household energy efficiency myths!
#1. Leaving the lights on uses less energy than it does to flip them on and off frequently
This might be the oldest myth in the book when it comes to energy efficiency. I myself, have been hearing this myth since I was quite young.
Despite common belief, the small power surge that happens when you turn a light on uses much less energy than it does to leave a ...
The holidays are fast approaching Ottawa, and it’s never too early to get prepared. Whether you’re hosting a holiday dinner, spending it quietly with your family or throwing a holiday shindig—it’s always nice to get your home looking and feeling a little bit festive.
Here are some quick, easy and beautiful ways to get your windows decorated for the holiday season.
Garland is a holiday favourite: it’s classic, it’s simple, and there are so many looks to choose from! Choose a pine garland and add your own personal touch of ornaments, pick up a pre-decorated garland (the options really are endless), or start a new winter...
Cold weather is on the way, Ottawa. Soon it will be back to heavy jackets, crisp mornings and icy sidewalks. While many of you might be prepared for a winter wonderland, are your windows ready as well?
There are many ways that harsh winter conditions can wreak havoc on your windows. It’s important to be aware of these possibilities as well as know how to prevent them.
Read on to find out how winter can negatively affect your windows, and how to avoid any costly damage.
There are many factors that can cause your windows to have air leaks. Sometimes your windows are just too old, and there’s nothing you can do to prevent it. Other times, windows ...
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