PVC Deck vs wood or composite
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How To Select PVC Deck Vs. Wood Or Composite

There are three main types of deck board materials: Wood, Composite or PVC deck. Wood decks require lots of work to maintain. Other two alternatives to choose are all-plastic PVC Deck (no maintenance) and composite (low-medium maintenance). Composite boards still requires maintenance to keep shape since they are made by mixing plastic with sawdust or other natural fibers. The Composite Deck Cons Composites contain about 50 percent wood dust from sawmills. It absorbs water (although not nearly as much as solid wood decking), making it vulnerable to decay. It can…

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WHY PVC DECK?
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How to select Deck VS. Interlock?

As a home owner, you might only be building a Deck or Interlock once in your life time. It is a big investment and you want to first educate yourself about some options. This will prepare you to ask the right questions to the landscaping contractors, compare your quotes in a meaning way, of course most important of all, eliminate surprises. Before we jump into the detailed comparison, here is our conclusion: Incorporating a pvc deck with your interlock project is a great way to add more texture to your…

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Ottawa window company
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Window 101:Must Read Guide for successful window replacement

As a home owner, you might only be replacing your windows once in your life time. It is a big investment and you want to first educate yourself about some window options as well as installation options. This will prepare you to ask the right questions to the window dealers, compare your quotes in a meaning way, of course most important of all, eliminate surprises. All About Windows There is HER+ window rebate available. You can refer to the official HER+ web site for details. These homes do not qualify…

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picture and high fixed window
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What is the Difference Between Picture vs High Fixed Window?

Following are excerpts from Jeld Wen describing the difference. Picture (Low profile fixed)  Picture windows are non-operational windows featuring a low profile frame to maximize glass surface. It allows a beautifully clear, unobstructed view. They can also be customized to match adjacent operational windows, i.e Single hung. High Fixed (High profile fixed)  High Fixed windows are also non-operational windows, designed to let in light and add expansive views. The difference between High Fixed and Picture windows lies in the frame size. High Fixed windows have larger frames and are built…

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garage door feature and warranty
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Garage Door Features and Warranty

Product Features & Benefits Layered construction  Provides a continuous layer of foamed-in-place, CFC-free polyurethane garage door insulation sandwiched between two layers of corrosion-resistant steel, for maximum thermal efficiency Polyurethane garage door insulationProvides thermal efficiency-15.2 R-value Steel backing​For clean, finished interior appearance Durable finishHot-dipped galvanized steel with two coats of baked-on polyester paint In-between section sealsSeals provide superior resistance to the elements Bulb-type bottom weather seal​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Guards against wind and rain while providing a cushion when closing the door Warranty​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Limited lifetime warranty on door Construction Color Options Garage Door Limited Lifetime Warranty…

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