Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

When It’s Time for Front Door Replacement

When It’s Time for Front Door Replacement

  Have you taken a close look at your entry doors lately? Since you walk in and out them often it’s easy to ignore the condition of your home’s doors, especially the front door. Everyone knows that the front door is generally what family, friends, and guests notice first when entering your home. First impression

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Why Install Large Windows?

Why Install Large Windows?

  Do envy of those large, expansive windows you see in other homes? Well, incorporating that dream into your home may be easier than you may think. Just because your design didn’t include large windows, doesn’t mean things can’t be modified to accommodate larger windows. At Scheel we regularly enlarge existing opening to accept larger

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5 Ways to Lower Hydro Bills

With high hydro prices the arrival of summer heat it can be costly crank up that air conditioner. Whether it’s the hot and humid summer, or the frigid winter chills, homeowners today realize the importance of improving energy efficiency to minimizing monthly hydro bills. If you’re looking for some handy tips to help save  this

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Energy-Efficiency-Matters

Energy Efficiency Matters

Most people these days know that energy efficiency is important and that it should be considered when making upgrades to windows and doors in your home. Here we break down a few of the fundamental reasons for why energy efficiency matters in your home. Save on Energy Bills It seems as though nothing has risen

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Determining Which Windows to Replace

Replacing all of the windows at once in your home isn’t always practical, especially if budget is a concern. Often, simple fixes can extend the lifespan of a window, but some windows are simply beyond repair. Deciding or prioritizing which windows need to be replaced generally requires some thought. Here are some insights which may

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5 Things You Need to Know About Replacement Windows

5 Things You Need to Know About Replacement Windows

Replacing windows isn’t cheap. Whether you plan on replacing a couple at a time or doing the whole house at once take your time and do some research. Keep in mind that anything you do now will have to be replicated in future purchases. If you plan on replacing things over a period of time

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Choosing a new front door.

Choosing a New Front Door

Your front door is generally the first thing people actually notice at your residence. Colour, condition and style mean everything when it comes to curb appeal and making an impression. In addition to looking good the door needs to provide security, warmth and comfort year-round. So when choosing a door here are some important things

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