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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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3 Window Treatments that Wow

  Your windows do much more than protect against the elements and allow natural light to brighten up your home. They also frame your view of the outside surroundings and are a big part of the design and overall aesthetics of your entire home. Whether your windows are small or big and expansive, you can

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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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The Importance of Clean Windows

Have dirty windows? Maybe you’re wondering what the point is in cleaning them when they’re just going to end up dirty again in no time. Here are a few benefits of having clean windows. Aesthetics First and foremost, when your windows are caked with dirt and grime they look dirty, especially from the exterior. Your

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The Scheel Advantage

Scheel Window & Door has been designing, manufacturing, and installing top-quality windows & doors in Ottawa and the surrounding area since 1948. We specialize in manufacturing durable, energy efficient and esthetically pleasing windows, formal entry doors as well as patio doors that exceed the highest industry standards. With no middle man, we are able to

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Windows

Annual cleaning is highly recommended for windows. Rinse Down the Windows Start by rinsing the glass and frames with clean water. If you have a hose with a nozzle that will reach your windows, this will work great. If you don’t, you can simply use a spray bottle with warm water to give the window

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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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