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Learn All About What Makes Bay and Bow Windows Great

Bay and Bow windows not only expand rooms, they add a touch of elegance to your home. Read on for more information on how these styles of windows can work for you.

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A New Door from Golden Windows’ Can Improve Your Home

The front door is a major focal point for your home's curb appeal and it's a great opportunity to express your style. If you’re considering upgrading your current door to something new and fresh, read on for the latest styles and colour options.

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Golden Windows Has Everything You Need for Your Spring Reno

As the weather gets warmer, make sure your windows are in top form. Here’s how to repair the caulking, clean your windows and doors and more. Read on.

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Maximize Summer Living with New Windows for Your Home

As the snow melts away and spring emerges, its a great time to prepare your home for the warm weather ahead. In this article, we’ll cover some summer-specific tips for how to care of your windows and doors and what signs to look for if you might need to replace them.

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Your Home Improvement Guide for Buying New Windows and Doors

If you're planning to build new or renovate your home this spring, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when shopping for new windows and doors.

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Clear Out the Old and Make Room for New Windows and Doors in Your Home

As winter turns to spring, Canadians are getting excited to open their windows and doors and let the fresh air in. But if they've become difficult to operate or damaged from the winter, it might be time to replace them. Here are some of the signs that it's time to replace your windows and doors.

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Know How the Weather Affects Your Windows and Doors

What does it mean to have a house that’s ready for the winter? You want to make sure that your home will make it through the cold temperatures and harsh conditions of snow, hail, or freezing rain. This article will address some of the common weather-related issues, what to look for and when it’s time to replace your windows and doors.

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The Signs and Symptoms of Faulty Windows and What You Can Do

A window installation from Golden Windows can completely turn around the most damaged and drafty windows. Here’s how to know when it’s time to upgrade.

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Winter Window Issues Don’t Have to Wreak Havoc on Your Home

Winter maintenance is essential in protecting the value of your home and this is especially true for your windows. After all, their integrity directly affects your home’s insulation and how hard you have to work to keep yourself warm. The winter months pose all sorts of dangers to the home, so before you start to worry about what the cold will do to your windows, read on to learn about common winter window issues and what you can do about them.

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Reliable Windows and Doors are Crucial for the Winter

Winterizing your home is important for all Canadians, especially those who live in areas with unpredictable, cold winters. Read on for tips to help protect your investment throughout the winter months.

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Take These Things into Consideration When Shopping for Windows

You can find just the right windows you need for your home from Golden Windows. When shopping around, though, here are some things you need to consider.

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Consider This When Replacing Windows and Doors in Kitchener

When you decide to renovate your home, where do you start? Here’s a short guide to help you understand when it’s time to replace your windows and doors and what you should plan for when doing this kind of renovation.

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Look for These Signs to Know When to Replace Your Windows

Replacing your windows is a big decision to make, and it should be done right — cutting corners with your windows and doors can end up hurting the value of your home. Poorly made windows and doors can detract from the homes original features and may not perform to peak energy efficiency levels.

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Window and Door Options For Home Upgrades and Installations

Replacement windows and doors are an excellent investment for your home as well as a great way to improve its comfort and style.

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What Are The Benefits To New Windows In Your Home

New windows look great, add value to your home, and they reduce your electric bill because they are more energy efficient. Installing new windows in a home is a big investment and it might take some time before you decide to go ahead and make the upgrade. There are so many benefits to new windows that make your investment worthwhile. Here are just a few of the reasons why.

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Look For These Key Traits In A Reliable Window And Door Manufacturer

The decision to replace and install new windows and doors in your home is an exciting one. You’ve read up on the benefits of quality, energy efficient windows and doors and now you’re ready to bring those perks into your own home.

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If You Want Better Sleep, Improve Your Bedroom Windows

Windows can do much more than make your bedroom look beautiful and stylish — they bring a whole host of benefits that will improve your daily life. These special features can make homeowners less dependent on their snooze buttons, they can fix insomnia and keep you healthy in the middle of flu season. Find out how certain window styles can transform your bedroom into a better space.

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Frosty Windows Are Problems You Should Solve Immediately

As the season progresses, you may have noticed that the surfaces of your windows are generating condensation. And when you try to wipe that condensation away, it returns soon after. Read on below to find out what is happening with your windows and how to stop them from sweating.

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Great Windows And Doors Are Essential For Strong Security

Waking up in the middle of the night or coming home from vacation to see that your valuables have been stolen is an awful experience. Following the suggestions below will help bulk up the security around your home and hopefully deter others from entering uninvited.

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Tips For Keeping The Cold Outside When Temperatures Drop

Autumn is the opportune time for you to weatherproof your windows and block out the cold before the snow starts to fall. This chore will save you money, shrink your energy consumption and keep the rooms in your house comfortable even when the weather outside is grim.

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These Are Fixes That Will Make Your Garage Look Fantastic

The garage doesn’t have to be treated as an after-thought where you shove all of the stuff that doesn’t fit in your home. Garages offer incredible real estate that some buyers would empty their wallets to have — it provides shelter for parking, additional storage and has the potential to be another usable space. You can take advantage of this real estate perk by following these simple suggestions.

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Is This Decor Right For Your Home?

Any time you upgrade a home feature, you want it to fit with the rest of your interior design. If it doesn’t blend perfectly with the rest of the house it will stand out like a sore thumb. If you are a fan of Scandinavian home décor, follow these tips for picking out the right windows and doors to go with your sense of style.

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Make Sure Your House Is Safe for Children

Whether you have a child on the way or your little one is just starting to crawl, you should think about childproofing your home. Windows and entry doors are essential spots that you need to cover to keep your children safe.

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Why You Need More Windows In The Kitchen

Windows are wonderful to have in any room of the house, but they are especially important to have in your kitchen. Sets of brilliant windows will give you the illusion of additional square footage, improve the air circulation and encourage you to exercise your green thumb indoors.

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Windows That Will Keep You Cool And Safe

When the news reports warn you about impending heat waves, they recommend that you spend your time indoors until the weather outside becomes more bearable. The problem is that not every home is prepared to be a safe haven when the heat and humidity are so extreme. If you want to protect your house from the sweltering weather outside, you should insulate it with better windows and doors.

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What You Need To Know About Net Zero Homes

A net-zero home refers to a house that is designed to produce net-zero carbon emissions. It is built to create just as much energy as it consumes so that it effectively cancels out the possibility of energy waste. This type of construction is believed to be the way of the future because it incorporates eco-friendliness with extreme functionality.

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Mishaps That Will Ruin Your Curb Appeal

The term curb appeal means how attractive your house looks to people from a distance, either when they are walking or driving past. It’s an essential factor if you are planning on putting your house up for sale on the market. If you want to make a strong impression with potential buyers, you should be careful to avoid these popular curb appeal mistakes.

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The Best Renovating Advice For Bathrooms

The bathroom can be a difficult area to renovate because you will want to establish your sense of style while keeping the changes practical. If you want to end up with a makeover that feels fashionable and functional, follow these handy tips for revamping your bathroom windows.

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How To Be Smart About Staying Cool This Summer

All too often, homeowners waste energy and money by running their air conditioning night and day for the entirety of summer. The heat and humidity can be difficult to deal with, but there are a number of sensible ways that you can stay cool for the season.

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Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Windows

There are times that your windows simply need to be cleaned or given a bit of extra maintenance in order to look good as new. Sometimes the only way to have windows that are in tip-top shape is to get rid of your old ones and have newer, more efficient ones installed. To figure out if you only need to do a quick check-up or a complete overhaul, here are three common signs that your windows need replacing.

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The Window Solutions That You Need

Window renovations are more difficult to plan in certain rooms and spaces like attics, bathrooms and raised basements. You need to take elements like window size, style, placement and moisture-resistance into consideration when planning your build or renovation. If you want to know what installations will work best for the trickiest spots in a house, read these helpful tips.

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What Kind Of Windows Help Your Wallet?

Replacing your old windows with energy efficient windows is a wonderful way to put an end to cold drafts and overheated spaces so that you can keep your home’s temperature consistently comfortable. On average, ENERGY STAR certified windows, doors and skylights can reduce your household energy bills by an average of 12% nationwide. If you are curious about how these incredibly useful windows work and how they can save you money, read on for further explanation.

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All Of The Benefits Of Casement Windows

The ever-popular and timeless casement window is a style beloved by homeowners, renovators and builders alike. Casement windows add visual appeal, functionality and energy efficiency to your home. If you are considering casement windows for your next project, read on for a brief summary of their impressive qualities.

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How To Get The Perfect Window Installation

After you decide on what kind of windows you want, there is still a major hurdle to face — who is going to install them? The installation doesn’t have to be a long, difficult or stressful obstacle as long as you follow these helpful suggestions.

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What You Need To Know About Double Hung Windows

Even though you must have noticed sets of double hung windows in your neighbourhood, you may not know why so many people are interested in this particular style. If you are a homeowner looking for a renovation or a professional looking to expand their knowledge, here is a quick run-down of what you need to know about double hung windows.

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Encourage Homeowners To Make Their Houses Energy Efficient

If you are a project manager or contractor leading a homeowner’s renovation, you should use your expertise and industry knowledge to help them make the smartest decisions for their property.

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Four Tips For Starting A Home Renovation

Undergoing a big renovation can be stressful and overwhelming for a homeowner, especially when you have never taken on such a large project before.

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Golden Windows Doors Are Great For Fall Renovations

Choosing a replacement door for your home can be one of the most exciting and fun parts of a home renovation – or it can lead to agonizing over the decision. After all, it’s not only a big part of your home’s first impression, you also need it to withstand the elements and your need it for security.

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Five Window Styles Trending Now

The chance to build your dream home or finally start those renovations you’ve been imagining for years isn’t one that comes around often. If you’re going to do it right, you want to find out what’s on trend and what’s in style, so we’ve taken a look at five of the most popular window trends today.

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Cottage Window Designs That Make The Most Of The Lake

Building any kind of home can seem like an overwhelming task; from working with an architect and contractors to paying for materials and dealing with unexpected surprises, it might be enough to make you want to call it quits.

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The Appeal Of Bay Windows And Why They Should Be Energy Efficient

There’s something whimsical about Bay windows that draw people to them; they make beautiful additions to many homes by providing a spacious and airy quality.

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How To Tell When It’s Time To Replace Your Entry Door

Quality doors are typically durable enough to last for decades, but if you’ve recently moved into a home, it is difficult to know precisely when they were last replaced.

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Lighting A Naturally Dark Home

You can look through a home all you want before you make an offer and pore over photos of the interior endlessly, you still never know exactly what you’re getting until you’re living there.

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How To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

It was a strange winter in Southern Ontario this year, with spring weather creeping up over much of the province as early as February, but you can be sure that summer will be hot and uncomfortable.

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Enjoy Your Back Patio With Glass Sliding Doors

Whether you’re building a new home or thinking about some major renovations, installing glass sliding doors or terrace doors can prove to be a big improvement to your home

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Replacing Your Windows In A Heritage Home

Ontario has a rich architectural history, including everything from the Victorian farm- or townhouse, “in-town” Georgian homes, Arts and Crafts residences, Second Empire rowhouses, and Edwardian cottages quite common in cities and towns across the province which, while more common and not often thought of as “heritage,” still have many traditional charms.

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Why Kitchener Builders Are Using Energy Efficient Windows

Last year, home starts in Waterloo Region, including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and townships, were up 27 percent to 4,074 units, according to The Record, in response to a combination of factors, including Ontario’s profitable real estate market, job growth and wage growth, and the region’s consistently strong population growth.

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Our Commitment To Green Manufacturing

Energy efficient housing is catching on in Ontario as a new generation of homebuyers with environmental values enters the market and as builders move increasingly toward implementing efficient standards and materials.

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Window Ideas for Lakeside Houses

Southern Ontario is lucky to have plenty of gorgeous bodies of water, and waterfront properties are particularly coveted by home and condo buyers.

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Great Looks for Patio Windows and Doors

As glass technology and efficiency improve and become more capable of preventing heat loss during the winter, more people in colder climates are thinking about creating better indoor-outdoor connections in their new homes.

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Understanding Energy Star Participation

Golden Windows is proud to participate in Energy Star Canada, meaning all of our products are certified by an independent organization (Natural Resources Canada) and meet strict efficiency requirements.

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Windows and Doors Can Take a Home to New Heights of Luxury

Purchasing and renovating an older house is the preferred tactic for experienced home buyers. While it doesn’t offer the fresh start that building a structure from scratch does, it can be less expensive to carry out and is a wonderful opportunity to preserve the original look and feel of a heritage home.

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Unique & Well-Made Homes Deserve the Best Products Available

Choosing the right windows for any home may seem like a daunting task, especially given the vast variety of materials, styles and features available.

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Golden Windows & Habitat for Humanity

Golden Windows has been a long time supporter of the local Habitat for Humanity Restore in the region. ...

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Saddened by the loss of Ray Caravaggio

It is with a deep sense of loss and sadness that we announce the passing of Ray Caravaggio on March 22, 2016.

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Learn All About What Makes Bay and Bow Windows Great

Bay and Bow windows not only expand rooms, they add a touch of elegance to your home. Read on for more information on how these styles of windows can work for you.

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