Recent installations – Calgary, Toronto, Aurora (front doors, basement and bow windows)

Recent installations – Calgary, Toronto, Aurora (front doors, basement and bow windows):

Basement window makeover for our customer from Calgary, AB

 

 

Front entrance with 2 doors – cherry grain FR20A in medium walnut (on the right) and flush smooth skin door (on the left), Toronto, ON.

 

Bow window in sandalwood finished, built in Aurora, ON

 

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|December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Recent installations – Calgary, AB (front doors with decorative glass, sliding, picture and arched windows)

White steel entry door with 22″x48″ Kallima glass insert and Kallima 8″x48″ panels sidelight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arch shaped window with flat colonial grills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Combination of fixed casement/sliding windows on the main floor; basement with sliding windows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fibertech FR06 single door with 14″ Cachet glass sidelight and Chateau handleset in antique bronze finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

|November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Increasing curb appeal of your house with decorative window grills

Window grillwork has been a traditional architectural element present in different époques throughout centuries. Grills used to be made from iron and they were not only ornamental but also durable, providing additional security to people’s houses.

Nowadays with hi-tech security systems, iron grills’ main function as a burglar protection is becoming obsolete, although you may […]

|August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Mixed modern houses – neo-eclectic architecture

In one of the previous articles we talked about Toronto’s residential architecture of the 19th century with its Georgian and Victorian style houses. Today we will continue this topic and take a looks at housing further development to see how neo-eclectic architecture was formed in the 20th century and what these modern architectural trends are.
Suburb […]

|June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Window Accessories That Increase Home Privacy

As a homeowner you will agree that privacy is one of the essential features of your house and it shouldn’t be overlooked as it gives you peace of mind and that feeling of comfort staying at your place.  Depending on where your house is situated, how much area it has, who your neighbours are […]

|May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Contemporary Garage Doors: Increasing Comfort, Curb appeal and House Value

Garage doors are an essential part of daily living of single family home owners, and the comfort of having a well performing, insulated garage door is hard to under appreciate.  While such properties as quality and ease of operation, proper insulation are key features people consider first  when being in the market for a […]

|April 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Painted vs. Anodized Aluminum Windows

Aluminum windows are competing with uPVC windows and often become a choice product of many homeowners.  When it comes to finishing of aluminum windows, there are several options available in the industry.
Aluminum window profiles are can be anodized, or painted either by powder coating or have baked on enamel coating.
Anodizing
Anodizing process was first applied […]

|March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Toronto’s residential architecture – Georgian and Victorian houses

Each historic period, every new époque brings new transformations, new social, political, cultural developments, as well as notable changes in city’s architecture. The latter is strongly influenced by the current trends in the society reflecting versatile preferences of various communities.

The city of Toronto has a lot of interesting historic districts, including residential areas. Homeowners […]

|February 27th, 2016|0 Comments

MOST POPULAR CUSTOM SHAPE WINDOWS

Most popular special shape windows

We are all used to see rectangle and regular shape windows in buildings around us, but did you know that modern UPVC windows in fact come in a wide array of custom shapes ?

Generally speaking a window can exist in virtually any shape. The shape can make a bold design […]

|January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

What to expect from aluminum clad wood windows

While comfort, benefits and popularity of modern uPVC windows are obvious and unquestionable in today’s market, there is definitely one thing uPVC windows can’t provide – they cannot replace naturally warm appearance of real wood. So if you are among those homeowners who appreciate this particular feature and thinks it is one of the […]

|December 24th, 2015|0 Comments