The Many Health Benefits of Awnings

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Awnings offer homeowners both style and beauty while bringing valuable shade to your home. Awnings protect your family from harmful UV rays as much as 94%. They extend the living space of your home, so it’s like adding a low-cost room extension. They can add charm and personality to your home and transform a plain… Read more »

How Awning Colours Brand Your Business

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You can improve the look and exterior living space of your business by installing a retractable awning. Not only will it offer maximum protection from the sun, it will enhance your business brand when you add distinct colours reflective of your company. By adding a memorable coloured awning to your business storefront, you are creating… Read more »

Understanding Window Ratings

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You probably know that replacing your windows can not only make your home look better but that it can also help you cut your utility costs when those new windows are more energy efficient than the ones you replace. What you may be less clear on is what all those numbers or window ratings mean…. Read more »

Reducing Condensation on Windows

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If you know winter, you likely know condensation on windows. What seems to be a never-ending cold weather problem, can be reduced, avoided or even remedied.   Condensation on windows can cause ice build up on the inside of your house, water damage on that area where water pools and if not cleaned up on… Read more »

Why Do Old Windows Need to be Replaced

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Windows are one of the most noticeable features of your home. Although your house can’t speak, they can provide you with some hints that something is not right and you should listen carefully. Windows that are more than a few decades old may be telling you that it’s time to consider replacing them.   Well… Read more »

Retractable vs. Stationary Awnings

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If you are shopping around for an awning for your home or business in the Burlington area, one of the first things that you’re going to notice is that you’ve got a lot of choices. Perhaps the most fundamental choice when it comes to awnings though is whether to install a retractable or a stationary… Read more »

Mosquitoes are coming! – Retractable screens allow you to enjoy the outdoors without pesky bugs

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This spring has been a particularly long, wet one, but in the past week in Burlington, we’ve seen some promising warm temperatures. With the warmth and the rain, we will soon be battling some of those not so appealing aspects of summer. Pesky mosquitoes are those unwanted guests at the barbecue, pool party and horseshoe… Read more »