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Have you ever heard of a Fiberglass Door?

September 19, 2018, 02:00 PM

Have you ever heard of a Fiberglass Door?

Entry doors   Materials

  All interior designers agree on a precept, the front door of your house reflects the interior decor of your home. From the outside, it allows visitors to see, at a glance, what your style is and what you like in terms of decoration. There are so many co...

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Materials for all tastes and budgets

August 29, 2018, 03:00 PM

Materials for all tastes and budgets

Windows   Materials

  Do you own your home or rental housings? In either case, at one time or another, you will have to change your windows, because they will unfortunately not be good and effective forever! In fact, it is very important to make sure they are in good condition,...

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What type of windows should I choose for my home?

March 26, 2018, 12:00 PM

What type of windows should I choose for my home?

Windows

  There are many steps involved when it comes to choosing or replacing your home's windows. There are so many different varieties on the market that you may find yourself wondering what type of window is best for your home.  Whatever your project, the...

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Why should I replace my windows and doors?

November 09, 2017, 03:00 PM

Why should I replace my windows and doors?

Windows   Entry doors

  Replacing windows and doors is one of the most important renovation project a homeowner can do in their home. After 20 years of service, most models become obsolete, but their replacement is often at the bottom of the list of jobs to be carried out. And...

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A contrast that is worth the cost

October 30, 2017, 04:00 PM

A contrast that is worth the cost

Before / After

  See how the colour on windows has a direct impact on the style of a house. This elegant Lorraine property has been revamped with new contrasting black windows and doors, a bold renovation with a magnificent result! We note here the addition of grills and S...

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What are the latest trends in the window industry?

October 19, 2017, 02:00 PM

What are the latest trends in the window industry?

Windows

What are the latest trends in the window industry? What should you choose in 2017 (with 2018 not far off!)? If you are in the process of purchasing windows, how do you wisely mix the different models, styles and colours, while keeping up with the latest trends?...

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Why choose aluminum windows?

October 04, 2017, 09:00 AM

Why choose aluminum windows?

Windows   Materials

Looking to update your windows? You should know that aluminum windows are a smart, and popular, choice. With an appealing design, easy maintenance and good thermal insulation, they offer a wide range of benefits that discerning consumers enjoy. Let’s take a ...

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How can I customize my windows?

August 29, 2017, 11:00 AM

How can I customize my windows?

Windows   Materials

New windows for your home represent a major purchase. When it comes time to purchase and install new windows, you want to customize them as much as possible. And there are many ways you can do this. Whether it's the choice of materials, glass, window sty...

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What are brickmoulds?

December 08, 2016, 03:00 PM

What are brickmoulds?

Windows   Materials

  When you install replacement windows, it is not always the glass and the frame that are implicated. Brickmoulds may also be needed. When replacing an existing window, the new window may not have exactly the same dimensions as the old window, and there m...

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Fiberglass entry door

November 23, 2016, 10:00 AM

Fiberglass entry door

Entry doors   Materials   Before / After

  Look at how replacing the front door of a home can completely change its look! The white steel door of this classic-style residence was replaced by a fiberglass door. In this case, our customer has chosen a oak country door with side panels and tran...

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What make a window energy-efficient?

October 24, 2016, 08:00 AM

What make a window energy-efficient?

Windows   Materials

  What make a window energy-efficient? It’s easy to say that a window is energy-efficient, but one has to understand why… An energy-efficient window is the sum of its components: The sealed unit (thermopane) The sealed glass unit in a window is refe...

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What are spacers in windows?

September 02, 2016, 09:00 AM

What are spacers in windows?

Windows   Materials

      The spacer is the element which separates the two glass panes of the thermal windows (or the 3 glass panes in a triple window). It is a rigid element generally accompanied by a sealant. The quality of spacers can vary from one manufacturer to another. ...

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The RenoVert program: How much does it pay?

August 09, 2016, 12:00 PM

The RenoVert program: How much does it pay?

Subsidy programs

The RenoVert program is an aid to eco-responsible renovations offered by the Government of Quebec. It is a refundable tax credit, that is to say, the amount granted you is refunded with your "tax return" (unlike a tax deduction which is deductible on your taxab...

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Before / after - Cute modern house

August 04, 2016, 01:00 PM

Before / after - Cute modern house

Entry doors   Before / After

New windows, a front door with a punch of colour, a porch top rehab and the stroke of a brush... that's all it took for this small house North-Rosemont (in Montreal) to take a fresh turn. Among the tons of similar small houses on this street this one de...

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What is a hybrid window?

July 26, 2016, 03:00 PM

What is a hybrid window?

Windows   Materials

A hybrid window is a window in which the outer and inner frames are made from different materials. At Solarcan, our hybrid windows are made of aluminum on the outside and PVC or wood on the inside. Why choose Aluminum-PVC hybrid windows? Since aluminum is...

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Video - What is a self-cleaning window?

July 19, 2016, 08:15 AM

Video - What is a self-cleaning window?

Windows   Video

Self-cleaning windows are covered with a thin layer of titanium dioxide, which is activated when hit by ultraviolet rays. This causes a series of chemical reactions that help remove dirt encrusted on the glass. Here is a video that shows how self cleaning wi...

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