Category Archives: Helpful Tips

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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 windows

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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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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How the right window frame can increase energy efficiency

How the Right Window Frame Can Increase Energy Efficiency

Now more than ever, homeowners are seeking ways to improve energy efficiency in their residences. Having energy efficient windows in your home can significantly help reduce your heating & cooling costs. So, if you’re a new homeowner or simply interested in installing more efficient windows, here are a few tips to consider while shopping. Vinyl

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Making the Right Product Choices

Making the Right Product Choices

Nothing can enhance the curb appeal of your home quite like upgrading to new windows, adding a new entry door, or installing a patio door for your backyard. With so many different window possibilities and manufacturers out there, how can you be sure what is the right product choice for your home? Consider these five

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Cleaning Your Windows

Spring is in the air and that means spring cleaning to many of us. Most to-do lists usually includes cleaning windows which can be frustrating if you don’t follow a proper process. If you want clean, streak-free windows follow these steps: Buy a squeegee, use warm water mixed with window cleaning solution (make sure you

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