The Advice about Doors and Windows Ottawa Needs

  • 27/09/2017
    Details to Consider when Purchasing Windows for Your Ottawa Home

    Purchasing replacement windows for your home is a long-term investment, so you should put some serious thought into a variety of factors when shopping. By avoiding common pitfalls and considering the options carefully, you can find the perfect windows to replace your old ones. The pros at Canadian Comfort Windows & Doors are always happy to assist you in navigating the selection process.

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  • 27/09/2017
    How to Select the Right Window Design for Your Home

    Selecting the right window style for your home involves some thought and planning. You need to take a variety of factors into consideration, such as how often you clean your windows, the size of your home, and the design style you prefer.

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  • 27/09/2017
    Window Frames: PVC vs. Aluminum vs. Wood

    When you choose frames for your windows, you may be initially concerned with the styles of windows you want for your home. This is certainly an essential aspect of the selection process. However, you will also need to choose frames for your windows. Some of the most commonly used frame materials are PVC, aluminum, and wood.

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  • 27/09/2017
    Sandwich Windows: What They Are and Why You Need Them

    If you are a homeowner, you may be aware that not all walls are built alike. If you have ever observed the building process, you are even more likely to be aware of this fact. A growing trend in the construction industry is to build with “sandwich walls.” You might even find that your current or future home was constructed with this kind of wall.

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  • 27/09/2017
    Remodeling Ideas: What’s Trending in Ottawa Windows

    Doing a home remodel is exciting. You can finally get rid of any noticeably outdated design features that have bothered you for years. If you are remodeling a property you recently purchased, you can redesign to make the space your own. 

    An important feature to remember when remodeling is the windows. If your windows are old and not energy inefficient, now is the perfect time to replace them. If your new home’s windows do not match your style preferences, they can be adapted to meet your vision beautifully. At Canadian Comfort Windows & Doors, we are always delighted to help you update your windows. We are the leader in window replacement and installation in the Ottawa area.

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  • 27/09/2017
    How to Choose Replacement Windows—Focus on Form and Function

    When you need to replace the windows in your home, you must take many details into consideration. Style and functionality are often two of the top concerns for homeowners. In order to ensure your satisfaction when the job is done, you should certainly consider these two factors, as well as several others.

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  • 27/09/2017
    How to Reduce Condensation on the Windows of Your Ottawa Home

    You may not be bothered by the sight of condensation on your windows, but that excess moisture could actually cause expensive damage to your home. Condensation can be harmful to plaster, and it may rot wood surfaces and features, such as moulding. This type of moisture may also wreak havoc with the paint or wallpaper in your home.

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  • 27/09/2017
    Passive Heating Strategies that Work

    At Canadian Comfort Windows & Doors, we are proud to help area residents build greener homes. We also support the efforts of homeowners who wish to make eco-friendly upgrades to their homes. By using green building materials and purchasing energy efficient products, you can do your part to benefit the environment. This is also a way to save money on your monthly energy bills, which is a top priority for many of our customers.

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  • 27/09/2017
    Are Your Windows Leaking? How to Tell if Air is Escaping Through the Windows of Your Home in Ottawa

    Improving the energy efficiency of your home is a viable way to cut down on energy costs. You can do this in a variety of ways, from installing better insulation to getting high quality replacement windows for your Ottawa home. The pros at Canadian Comfort can certainly assist you in making the best selection when you are shopping for windows.

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  • 18/07/2017
    Window Treatment Ideas for Summer

    The right window treatments can change the mood and style of a room. By changing these decorating elements on a seasonal basis, you may easily create a different look every few months. In the summertime, you should take advantage of the increase in natural light that appears throughout the day. 


    If you need replacement windows in Ottawa, now is the time to do that, as well. You can incorporate your new windows with fresh decorative accents. You will feel as though you have stepped into a freshly remodeled room or home.

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  • 18/07/2017
    Exploring the Benefits of North Star and Gentek Windows

    Installing the right windows in your home can make all the difference in your comfort level. Beautiful windows also add significant aesthetic value to any place of residence. You might see plenty of window brands on the market, but at Canadian Comfort Windows & Doors, we choose to provide our customers with only the best replacement windows in Ottawa.

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  • 18/07/2017
    Why You Should Consider Upgrading Your Door Hardware

    The hardware on your Ottawa doors serves a few important purposes. The door fixtures can complement the style of your door, making it more visually appealing. Solid hardware keeps the door firmly closed, so little ones and pets do not wander outdoors unexpectedly. A secured door also conserves energy by inhibiting warm and cool air from escaping. Perhaps most importantly, quality door fixtures can prevent intruders from getting into your home. 


    Is your door hardware old, falling apart, or out of date? If so, it is probably time for an upgrade. Canadian Comfort offers an inviting supply of fixtures for all of the exterior doors in your Ottawa home.

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  • 11/07/2017
    How to Choose the Right Privacy Door for Your Home

    Choosing your entry and exterior doors is an important decision that will set the tone for your entire home. Entry doors are a major focal point of your home and are often the feature that people notice and form first impressions. In addition to aesthetics, you want to make sure you select a door that can withstand daily use and will not be susceptible to the natural elements. Fortunately, we supply a wide variety of high-quality door systems that will meet your level of preferred privacy, while still maintaining the unique character of your home.

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  • 11/07/2017
    How Windows in Your Ottawa Home Shrink and Expand Space

    You have finally settled into your dream home, only to find that certain rooms are smaller than you would prefer. Small rooms can pose an interesting challenge in regards to decorating and creating a space that feels larger than it is in reality. Fortunately, replacing or installing new windows in your Ottawa home play a key part in creating the illusion of a larger space.

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  • 11/07/2017
    Why Choose Sliding Windows for Your Ottawa Home

    There are many options to choose from when it comes to windows for your home. Before you can choose the right window, you need to ask yourself a few important questions first. For instance, do you want a window that is easy to open and close? Do you require a window that is easy to maintain? Are you looking to increase ventilation and natural lighting? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, sliding windows may be the best option for your window replacement project.

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  • Double-Hung Windows
    02/05/2017
    Benefits of Double-Hung Windows in Ottawa

    Investing in your home is generally a good idea, so long as you understand what it is you need, its benefits, advantages, and return on investment. According to Angie’s List, the energy efficiency of new windows is a clear benefit to switching out older windows; it’s also a safety feature with cost dependent upon the number and type of windows you are replacing. In 2011, the expected rate of return was at least 70 percent for window replacement. According to Money in May 2016, “Homeowners get about 73 percent of their replacement window investment back when they resell the house, according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2016 Cost Versus Value study.”


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  • Removing Mold from a Window
    02/05/2017
    Preventing & Removing Mold from Your Windows

    Spring has sprung and for many it means cleaning away winter's grime from our windows to enjoy the fresh brightness of the season. Windows can accumulate, dust, household toxins like smoke or cooking grease, and can even grow mold. Most people do not even realize they have mold growing on their windows. On most homes, mold begins to grow at the bottom of the windows at the joint between the glass and window frame. While window mold does not typically feed on windows themselves, it can destroy wood window frames.


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  • Casement Vinyl Windows
    02/05/2017
    All About Casement Vinyl Windows

    Canadian Comfort Windows & Doors has installed thousands of different styles of doors and windows for over 49 years in the Ottawa area, including Nepean and Manotick – each constructed with high-quality materials with their own unique characteristics, benefits, and names. Like our casement vinyl windows.


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  • 09/02/2017
    Exclusive Offer – North Star Window Upgrade Promotion for New Customers

    What’s better than enhancing your indoor home comfort with brand new replacement windows? Receiving a free upgrade on triple glazed North Star windows! From now until April 15, 2017, homeowners who are interested in replacing their units can take advantage of this exclusive offer available through Canadian Comfort Windows & Doors.

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  • Door installation Ottawa
    30/01/2017
    Make a Statement with a Gorgeous Door for Your Ottawa Home

    Your entry door should make a great first impression and be as distinctive as your home. Not only can it create instant curb appeal for your property, but it also serves to welcome visitors in style. Thanks to today’s endless styles of exterior doors, searching for a unique and inviting entry door to match the look and design you love has never been easier. Here is a glimpse of some popular styles you can choose from:

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  • Nepean window installation
    30/01/2017
    Home Renovations to Help Increase Your Property Value

    If you are planning to renovate your home with the goal of increasing its resale value, you need to start with a practical plan that covers timing, budget, scope of work and impact on overall value. It will help to do a bit of research before jumping into any costly projects that you may regret down the road. Some projects will be worth the investment, while others will fail to provide you with any benefit at all. Read on to get an idea of what home renovations are well worth the sweat, stress and expense.

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  • Window installation Kanata
    30/01/2017
    The Importance of Hiring Professionals for Door and Window Installation in Kanata

    When you purchase new windows and doors for your Kanata home, it is best to leave the installation process to experienced and certified contractors. Attempting a DIY installation can lead to costly mistakes and cause you to lose out on your investment in the long term. Read on to learn some of the benefits of having your windows and doors installed properly and professionally:

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  • Energy efficient windows
    09/01/2017
    The Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows in Harsh Canadian Winters

    Window technology has changed significantly over the years. Homeowners now have the capability to choose from a wide range of styles, shapes, sizes and materials to accommodate their specific budget. Aside from the aesthetic appeal, window efficiency has become a top priority for many, especially during Ontario’s cold frigid winters.

    Read on to learn more about the benefits of energy efficiency windows and how they can help improve your winter comfort


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  • Gentek windows in Ottawa
    09/01/2017
    Benefits of Choosing Gentek Window Replacements in Ottawa

    If you are wondering whether Gentek windows are a good investment, you will be happy to know that they are considered so, and for a number of reasons. Firstly, you might notice savings on your utility bill. Secondly, they are practically maintenance-free, which means you don’t have to worry about spending additional time and money on painting them. And lastly, the warranty is transferable, which can significantly increase the resale value of your property.


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  • North Star Windows in Ottawa
    09/01/2017
    What You Should Know About North Star Windows

    Purchasing new windows for your home is always a wise investment, particularly if they are highly efficient North Star windows. A top Canadian brand specializing in custom-made products, North Star can design any type of window to accommodate your style, size and overall needs.


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  • Keeping windows clean in Ottawa
    22/11/2016
    Keeping Your Windows Clean this Fall Season

    As a homeowner, keeping your windows clean is just as important as keeping the interior and exterior of your home organized and tidy. Your windows are a focal point of the home; so taking care of them can help them look more appealing and make them do more than just provide light in the home. If you live in an older home, you may find it difficult to clean your windows, as you may be limited in access and reach. There are, however, a number of simple cleaning methods to help ensure your Ottawa windows look great this fall season.

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  • Choosing a window company in Ottawa
    20/11/2016
    What to Look for When Choosing Your Window Company in Ottawa

    Replacement windows are a significant investment, which is why it’s crucial to ensure you make an informed decision when choosing your window company. The last thing you want to happen is to spend an arm and a leg on new windows only to find out that the quality of materials is not up to the mark or that installation has been done incorrectly. These situations usually occur when the buyer places their trust in a company without doing thorough research to ensure that the company has a clean track record.

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  • Window replacement in Ottawa
    19/11/2016
    Is It Time to Replace Your Ottawa Windows?

    Knowing when to replace the windows in your home can save you a substantial amount of money. There are a number of factors to take into consideration to ensure you are replacing them at the right time without incurring unnecessary expenses. If you are experiencing minor problems with your windows, think about some cost-effective solutions until the time comes to invest in new replacement windows in Ottawa

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  • 18/11/2016
    Get Ready for Winter with New Windows

    As the autumn nights get cooler, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your Ottawa home for the cold winter season. Packing up your patio furniture, covering up your BBQ, weather stripping your front and patio door; these are some essential steps that we are all too familiar with. But have you given any thought to the condition of your windows? According to Natural Resources Canada, windows and doors can account for up to 25% of your home’s total heat loss. Replacing old, weathered windows is a wise choice if you want to increase your home’s energy efficiency and enjoy optimal home comfort as the freezing temperatures set in.

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  • window replacement estimates in Ottawa
    15/11/2016
    Schedule a Free In-Home Estimate for Replacement Windows in Ottawa

    It’s not easy to calculate the cost of new windows for your home, as there are many elements that contribute to the final expense. Factors like size, the amount of windows required, style and quality, all play an important role in determining what you will pay for each window. Conducting a thorough inspection of your windows will tell you if you simply need to replace the glass rather than the whole unit.

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  • Window replacement estimates in Ottawa
    14/11/2016
    Warning Signs to Replace Windows in Your Ottawa Home

    If you have noticed hot and cold spots in your home, or feel drafts in certain rooms, your windows may be trying to tell you something. Particularly if you live in an older home, you may find that your windows are not working as efficiently as they once did. That’s because all windows – even those that have been well maintained – will succumb to time and weather eventually. Many homeowners will try to hold off as long as possible before replacing their windows as it can be a significant investment. However, it is important to weigh the short-term cost against the long-term benefits. Changing your windows now can prevent unnecessary energy loss and high utility bills in the near future, so don’t wait too long before making the decision on window replacement for your Ottawa home.

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  •  Sliding Patio Doors for Your Ottawa Home
    13/11/2016
    Sliding Patio Doors for Your Ottawa Home – Install Now and Reap the Benefits Year-After-Year

    Searching for a way to complement your home’s unique design, while increasing its curb appeal? Patio sliding doors can add significant value to your home by increasing energy efficiency, bringing functionality to your outdoor space and welcoming plenty of fresh air and natural light into your home. If you are planning to sell your home in the near future, replacing your current doors with new durable patio sliding doors can instantly increase your home’s resale value, as they require little maintenance for years to come.

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  • 12/11/2016
    3 Signs Telling You Need a Window Replacement

    Let's face it: renovations such as new kitchens and baths, with all their shining chrome, porcelain and granite, get all the glory. But while new windows might not be one of the more exciting renos, don't discount the importance of windows to the overall comfort and efficiency of your home.

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  • 11/11/2016
    Is There a "Best Time" of Year to Replace Your Windows?

    So you've seen the light and are ready to move forward with replacing your windows. The next decision should be, when? There are various factors that you'll need to consider, taking into account your home improvement timeline, seasonality and cost.

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  • 10/11/2016
    Choosing New Doors for Your Home? Open Your Mind to These 3 Options

    If the windows are portals into soul of your home, doors are the practical way to get inside. And while exterior doors don't get as much attention as flashier renovations such as granite countertops or hardwood flooring, they should. Durable, high-quality and aesthetically pleasing entry doors not only enhance your curb appeal, but act as an important security feature of your home.

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  • Tulips in bloom | Ottawa Tulip Festival
    09/11/2016
    Ottawa Tulip Festival in Bloom

    Spring has sprung, which means Canada’s largest Tulip Festival is in bloom! From May 12th to 23rd, the country celebrates peace, freedom and international friendship with over one million tulips in 50 varieties blossoming in public spaces across the Ottawa region. Commissioners Park is just one of 30 different sites that will showcase over 300,000 flowers on the banks of Dows Lake. Celebrating its 64th year of festivities with more than 500,000 visitors, the dazzling display of colourful flowers is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before!

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  • 08/11/2016
    Tools and Materials You'll Need for a DIY Aluminum Siding Installation in Ottawa

    Installing aluminum siding is a great project for experienced and motivated do-it-yourselfers to tackle on their own. Most of the necessary tools are familiar to DIYers and are easy to come by in home hardware stores. Plus, you can buy complete aluminum siding systems in Ottawa from the professional aluminum siding, window, and door supplier: Canadian Comfort.

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  • Energy saving windows in Ottawa
    07/11/2016
    Save Energy with New Windows in Ottawa

    As the temperature drops in Ottawa, the heat gets turned on and energy bills begin to rise. While telling everyone to throw on a sweater can help reduce energy consumption, making an investment in your home and replacing your windows can save you a lot of money down the road.

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  • Exterior doors
    06/11/2016
    Considering a New Door for Your Home? We have Greater Ottawa’s Biggest Selection of Exterior Doors

    Exterior doors and windows have a huge impact on your home’s appearance. New front entrance doors in particular, can transform the look of your home; they welcome guests and provide a modern edge, classic touch or completely unique flair. There are many options to choose from, whether you are looking to replace or update your front doors or patio doors.

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  • Window replacement in Ottawa
    05/11/2016
    Fast and Easy Window Replacement in Ottawa

    Windows are a necessary part of home maintenance. They can also make a big impact on the look of your home, reduce the noise you hear from outside and provide savings on your energy bill. With all of the options available, technical details and scheduling required for replacing windows, it can be difficult to find time for window replacement shopping.

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  • Front entrance door Nepean Ontario
    04/11/2016
    Choosing Front Door Styles

    Replacing your home’s front door is definitely exciting, but can also easily become overwhelming due to the huge variety of styles, colours and security options available to choose from. Remember, your front door is the first impression visitors have of your home - make that impression count!

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  • Professional window installers Ottawa Ontario
    03/11/2016
    How to Properly Install or Replace Your Home’s Windows

    With so many homeowners focusing their remodeling efforts on energy efficiency, it is no wonder that window replacement is a top upgrade for homes in the country. Window upgrades often pay for themselves, especially if you are upgrading from outdated metal frames to vinyl, energy-efficient models. Before you tackle the project yourself, however, you should familiarize yourself with the steps involved in this labour-intensive process.

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  • 02/11/2016
    6 Signs That You Need to Replace Your Windows

    If you’re reading this article, there is already a good chance you need to replace your windows. Most people know when it’s time. If you’re not happy with your windows, it’s a great investment. Replacing windows can save money and give your home a sharp upgrade in style. If you’re unsure, here are some red flags to look out for.

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  • 01/11/2016
    How to Style Your Porch in One Weekend

    As a homeowner, you want your house to look its best. But, home improvement projects can be long and complicated. When you want to spruce up your house, but you don't want to undertake an entire renovation, try focusing on your front porch for a weekend.

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  • 31/10/2016
    Natural Solutions to Dirty Windows

    Keeping your windows clean is a nearly constant process. Next time you find yourself spraying that commercial cleaning solution you found under your kitchen sink, though, try reading over the ingredient list. For chemists out there, the components might not seem too foreign. However, many of us would struggle to even pronounce the things we spray all over our homes.

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