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Why You Should Replace Your Old Windows: Benefits and Cost Savings

Replacing old windows may not be at the top of your home renovation to-do list, but it’s a task that can provide significant benefits and cost savings in the long run. More than just replacing glass for window replacement, you want to replace aged windows with new energy-efficient modern windows. Let’s discuss why you should […]

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What is the most popular style of window 2023?

As we enter the new year, many homeowners are considering updates and renovations, including new house windows. Windows not only provide natural light and ventilation but can also enhance a home’s overall aesthetics and energy efficiency. Knowing which one is right for your home can be challenging with so many window styles.  Casement Windows – […]

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How Do I Stop Cold Air from Coming Through My Windows?

The Canadian winters can be brutal. And if you have drafty windows, no amount of quick caulking or DIY repairs will help. One popular home remodel idea that not only helps your home stay warm and comfortable during the winter but also greatly increases home value is professional window replacement. Installing new windows during the […]

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How Often Should I Replace My Windows?

Old windows and doors often let in nasty drafts and the cold during the winter months. Winterizing windows and doors can help minimize the effects of poor insulation. Still, if you have older windows, window replacement will provide the best, most affordable way to reduce your heating costs and make your home warm and comfortable […]


Should I Replace 20-Year-Old Windows?

Have questions about replacing old windows? Replacing inefficient or damaged old windows saves you money in the long run. Professional home window replacement is one of the easiest ways to save on energy and cooling costs and protect your home. During dangerous storms, a broken window might shatter under pressure. Windows remain the number one […]

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A Guide to Buying Replacement Windows in 2023

Are you tired of your old, worn-out windows? Maybe you have cracked glass or rotting window frames? Some homeowners find that their windows need replacement after ten to fifteen years. Additionally, today’s vinyl replacement windows offer more security and energy efficiency. Drafty old windows cost homeowners considerably in cooling and heating costs. What do you […]

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Entry Doors Are Important for Your Home

Entry Doors Are Important For Your Home. They Provide Security, Energy Efficiency, Durability, Material (Steel and Fibreglass, Wood) and Quality.

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Beautiful Sliding Patio Doors Can Make the Difference to Your Home Living Experience

Let’s have a look at some of the benefits a top quality sliding patio door installation from Comfort Windows and Doors can bring to your home.

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5 Reasons To Consider A Retractable Screen Door

Window Replacement Lasts A Good Few Years. How Do You Know When It’s Time To Replace Windows? Experts From Comfort Windows & Doors Answer.

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Window Replacement, When Is It Necessary?

Window Replacement Lasts A Good Few Years. How Do You Know When It’s Time To Replace Windows? Experts From Comfort Windows & Doors Answer.

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Top Five Most Popular Window Designs

Popular Window Designs When it comes to deciding on window types, there’s no lack of choice!  Whether you’re replacing existing windows or building a new home, choosing the right style of window depends on the functions you’re seeking.  Are you trying to let in extra light, frame a beautiful view or add ventilation?  There’s a [...]
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What Are UPVC Windows?

You’ve probably heard of PVC, also known as Poly Vinyl Chloride, the flexible, synthetic plastic polymer that’s used for everything from pipes to flooring to clothing.  But what about uPVC?  The letter “u” stands for “unplasticized.”  When plasticizers aren’t added to PVC, the resulting product is much less flexible while still retaining the durability and [...]
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Windows For Above A Kitchen Sink

Your kitchen sink is probably one of the most used appliances in your entire house.  Having a window over the sink will make using the sink more than just a tribulation associated with washing dishes.  If you’re wondering what are the best window for above a kitchen sink, we provide these criteria for you to [...]
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How Long Will New Windows Last

There are many reasons for installing new windows.  Do your old windows let in drafts and freeze up in the cold weather?   Are you looking to update the appearance of your house?  Whatever your reasons, new windows can help with a wide range of homeowner issues.  But how long will new windows last?  With […]

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What You Need To Know About Window Energy Performance Ratings

As the country becomes more environmentally aware, measurements such as energy ratings become more important during the purchase process. Windows have a rating system for energy performance that’s tested against Canadian Standards Association (CSA) guidelines. However, for the uninitiated, understanding these ratings is far from straightforward. In an effort to help with understanding window energy […]

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How to Choose Windows that Match the Style of Your Home

Although there are no hard and fast rules about what kind of windows you should install, matching the style of your home somewhat closely might be something to consider.  To help with your renovation decisions we’ve prepared this article on how to choose windows that match the style of your home. Housing Style Versus Window [...]
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How to Repurpose Old Windows

If you’re looking for something a little different when it comes to indoor decor, consider bringing inside old window frames and using them in new and novel ways.  Old window frames can be a central foundation for all sorts of creative endeavours.  For some ideas on how to repurpose old windows, we’ve put together this […]

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Five Facts About Casement Windows

Maybe you already have a lot of experience with replacement windows, or maybe this is your first time at the window rodeo.  Whatever the case, brushing up on window basics is an important step before going ahead and making a purchase.  In this article we’ll concentrate on a specific type of window with this list […]

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Choosing Windows for a Ranch Style Home

Although first built in the 1920s, ranch style homes were constructed in vast numbers during the postwar boom of the 1950s.  They were designed to be a quick, efficient build and swiftly filled up the large swathes of suburban land that were being developed all over the continent at that time.  But now, some 60+ […]

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Replacement vs. New Construction Windows

To the average person, the difference between replacement and new construction windows may not be all that apparent.  Windows are windows, right?  Well, not exactly.  There are significant differences between these two types of windows, so if you’re planning on buying some, it’s important to understand the distinction between replacement vs. new construction windows.  In [...]
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Keep Your Home COOL this Summer- with LESS Energy!

Summer hit hard and heavy these past few weeks in Toronto, reminiscent of that deep midsummer heat that sets in and doesn’t go away till late August. Everyone has been scrambling to get their AC units running, with some unfortunate souls discovering that their units didn’t survive the winter. (eep!) As I mentioned before, this […]

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How do Window Seals Fail?

Unless you have an older home with single pane windows, it’s very likely your windows feature sealed glazing.  Also known as insulated glass units (IGUs,) glazed windows are prized for their insulative qualities.  They can keep a house cool when it’s hot outside and maintain indoor heat when it’s cold outside.  They can also reduce […]

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Using Windows in a Kitchen Remodel

When it comes to kitchen renovations, it’s only natural to think about new appliances, fresh cabinetry, countertops, an island and possibly a brand new floor.  And although these are all important elements in every kitchen, there’s another aspect that often gets forgotten about – kitchen windows.  When using windows in a kitchen remodel, it’s important […]

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The Best Time To Replace Windows and Doors Is Now

Here in the Greater Toronto Area, the weather is starting to warm up dramatically, leaving everyone running to uncover their AC units and get them running. This is an ideal time to prep for the incoming summer heat. If you haven’t completed your Spring Maintenance tasks (see my last blog for the main tasks you […]

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Four Popular Window Trends

It doesn’t happen very often, so when it does, you want to get it right.  Is now the time to replace your windows?  If so, you’ll want to install something that will look great for years to come while providing you with plenty of light and shelter from the elements.  In this article we’ll go […]

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Why Replacing Your Windows is a Good Investment

If you’re considering replacing the windows in your house, you may be questioning if that amount of money you’re spending is actually worth it. It’s only natural to think the money you’re spending might be put to more enjoyable use on a holiday or something more exciting than some new glass. But the fact is […]

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Maintenance Projects To Do In The Spring While In Quarantine

Here in the Greater Toronto Area, the weather is starting to warm up- which means it’s time to assess the damage from the winter and prep for the incoming summer heat. This year is extra special, as we’re all stuck at home in isolation, some of us with our families and no way escape from [...]
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Why Invest in Replacement Windows?

There’s no doubt that replacing your old windows can cost you a significant amount of money. Because of this iIt’s something that can be very easy to avoid and ignore. No one likes to spend a bunch of money on something that doesn’t give them instant gratification. However, rather than concentrating on the short term […]

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3 Tips For Choosing The Right Windows For Your Home

When it comes to replacing your windows or choosing a set of windows for a new home, there are a handful of considerations you should keep in mind.  The quantity of window types available on the market can be completely overwhelming. By having a set of parameters to help make your choice, you’ll be able [...]
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Single Pane vs. Double Pane Windows

Deciding on new windows isn’t usually the first thing anyone thinks about when building or renovating a house.  But, of course, windows are just as important as walls, doors and a roof. However, choosing windows can be a demanding job.  There are a lot of different styles, models and types to choose from. In this […]

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How to Choose the Right Windows for Your Home

Although replacing the windows of your home might seem like a straightforward process, there are several factors which need to be considered to ensure you end up with something that you’re absolutely satisfied with. If done correctly, new windows can mean a better looking, more secure house and reduced energy bills. To help with your […]

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Brick To Brick VS Retrofit Installation; Window Installation Options

There are two main types of window installations: brick to brick window installation and Retrofit window Installation. The difference between brick to brick and retrofit installation options Which window installation type is right for you? on average costs 15-25% more than a retrofit installation. Often, homeowners will lean towards getting a retrofit simply because it […]

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Windows & Winter

Can you have new windows installed in the winter months? Windows & Winter — When the mercury drops and the cold winds start whipping, that cold air can find its way into your home.  Any break in your home’s “envelope” – the outer shell of your home that protects its contents from the elements – […]

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GreenON Rebates for Windows

Save up to $5000 with the GreenON Rebate Program Save money and protect your home from the outside elements with rebates for select high-performance windows. A well-insulated home keeps the temperature of any room the way you like it while helping to reduce heating and cooling costs while also shrinking your carbon footprint. Ontario residents […]

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