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What type of windows should I choose for my home?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 AM

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?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 AM

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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What are the latest trends in the window industry?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 AM

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?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 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?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 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?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 AM

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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What make a window energy-efficient?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 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?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 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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What is a hybrid window?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 AM

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?

June 21, 2018, 12:41 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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