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Importance of Basement windows

Basement windows play a crucial role in enhancing the air quality and comfort of a home. One significant advantage of having basement windows is the increased ventilation they provide. Proper airflow is important to prevent the buildup of moisture, mold, and other harmful pollutants in the basement. When basement windows are open, fresh air can circulate, reducing stuffiness and creating a healthier environment. Additionally, this airflow can also help to regulate the temperature in the basement, making it more comfortable for people to inhabit. Another benefit of basement windows is…

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Winter window maintenance in Ottawa

Ottawa Winter is a magical season, with crisp air, beautiful snowfalls, and cozy fireplaces. However, it also brings along some challenges, especially when it comes to home maintenance. One important aspect of winter window maintenance is the removal of screens. While it might seem like an unnecessary task, removing screens during the winter months is essential for several reasons. This blog will explore why it is important to remove screens, how it can prevent damage, improve energy efficiency, enhance visibility, and conclude with some tips on how to properly store…

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How to Select Replacement Windows in Ottawa

When it comes to choosing the best replacement windows for your home in Ottawa, it can be overwhelming. There are so many options available in the market, each claiming to be the best. However, the true meaning of “best” in replacement windows is often misunderstood by consumers. To truly understand what makes a window the best, one must consider several factors such as energy efficiency, durability, aesthetics, and cost-effectiveness. Firstly, energy efficiency is a crucial aspect to consider when determining the best replacement window. Energy-efficient windows are designed to minimize…

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Winter humidity and temperature guidelines
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Winter humidity and temperature setting

With the arrival of the cold winter in Ottawa, maintaining a comfortable and healthy indoor environment has become crucial. The temperature and relative humidity in your home are not just personal preferences; They play a crucial role in your well-being and the integrity of your living space. Temperature and Humidity Setting To ensure optimal comfort, vertext windows took experts suggestion and recommend clients to keep: It is important to recognize that humidity levels may change throughout the day, influenced by indoor activities and outdoor temperatures. Daily tasks such as cooking,…

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Window Glass Options

Vertex Winodw offers a variety of unique glass coating types to help keep your home warm in winter and cool in summer. These special coatings reflect heat back to their source, whether it’s the exterior or interior heating source. And they are almost invisible – they can maximize the amount of light getting into the house while saving the most energy. Consult us to understand which window glass is most suitable for the climate of ottawa and ask us how to select the correct glass options suitable for keeping room…

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Window Efficiency Factors

Although doors and windows do not consume energy, they may be a significant source of energy loss. If you consider energy efficiency when purchasing windows, ER will assist you in comparing standardized window products. Energy Star Certified Products Energy Star certified products are tested by authorized neutral organizations using standardized procedures to meet strict efficiency standards, making it easier to compare similar products from different companies. Considering energy efficiency, Energy Star certified windows can save you energy costs and help reduce carbon emissions together. According to data from the Natural…

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When is it good time to change windows?

In the past 15 years, window technology has made tremendous progress by newer extrusion design, adding LOW-E Glass. All the goal is to improve energy efficiency to not only save heating and cooling costs, but also improve the comfort of homes throughout the year. If your utility bill is getting higher on a yearly basis, perhaps it’s time to make a change! However, when it comes to replacing windows, many homeowners are unsure if they really need to replace them and are confused about cost rationality considerations. Today’s windows not…

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Window Opening Style

Windows are the first line of defense for a house’s safety, while also taking into account the functions of lighting and ventilation. The various performance of the window opening style are of great concern to us. For example, the recent hot topic of “which is the best way to open a window?” has attracted more attention. After all, opening window is the most commonly used function in daily life, so choosing a suitable opening method is quite important. Today, we will provide you with some popular opening methods for your…

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Window Interior or Exterior Colors

Nowadays, not only clothing emphasizes color matching, but also food emphasizes color, aroma, and taste. Home decoration also emphasizes color matching. Color matching is extremely important for home design to achieve a sense of luxury. The color matching of doors and windows plays a crucial role in decoration. It not only needs to be coordinated with the walls and floors, but also needs to be unified with furniture and soft furnishings to avoid appearing abrupt. Today, let me share with you how to use color matching of doors and windows…

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One Stop Shop to Make Maintenance Free Home

There are many home owners in ottawa spending days maintaining paint jobs on wood windows, doors, garage doors,  fences, and decking. Vertex Construction is an online one stop shop serving ottawa clients to help you maintain a maintenance free home in these aspects. We are living in a modern world with technologies moving so quickly in many domains. Home building technology is just the same, every day there is a new development designed to reduce our workload. If you’re tired of power washing then repainting that wood deck, repainting that wood…

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