The Best Shade Options for Rooftop Decks and Patios

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During the summer months, rooftop patios and decks are the place to be. And while they offer expansive, beautiful views as far as the eye can see, they can quickly lead to discomfort without the proper shade protection. Avoid that from happening by installing one of the amazing shade options listed below. Louvered Roofs A… Read more »

How to Protect Your Awning from Birds

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Sitting outside in the summertime under the shade of your awning and watching the birds can be a beautiful thing. But when you have an awning, watching the birds is something you want to do from a distance. After all, the last thing you want is messy bird droppings on and around your awning. These… Read more »

Should I Replace or Recover My Fabric Awning?

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From UV protection to home cooling, you’ve come to enjoy the many benefits that your retractable awning offers. But over the last couple of years, your awning has started to look its age. Whether it’s started to rip or fade, you’re beginning to wonder whether an awning replacement is in the near future or not…. Read more »

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 »