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Reduce Your Energy Costs with New Windows

Old windows can let cold winter drafts permeate your home. If you are experiencing this your likely paying significantly more to heat your residence than you should be. If this is the case at your residence you may want to consider having  new energy efficient windows installed. Should you choose to have new windows installed

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Superior Products at Builder-Grade Prices

Superior Products at Builder-Grade Prices

How do we offer superior products at prices comparable to the builder-grade products being sold by the majority the other local retailers? Well, most other window and door retailers are “re-sellers.” That means they purchase the products they sell from someone else, mark them up and sell them to you. Essentially, these “local” retailers act

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Choosing a Front Door

The front door contributes greatly to the curb appeal of any home. At Scheel we can help you make any statement you choose. From modern eye popping colour, designer decorative glass to traditional craftsman style units we pretty much have it all! Choose from a wide variety of exterior colours, glass options and materials including

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Changing Windows in the Winter

Most people believe the best time to consider a window replacement is during the spring and summer. This is a common and understandable misconception, but changing windows in the winter is actually just as an ideal time as summer or spring. If your windows feel as cold as the outside or fog up  during the winter

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ENERGY STAR Windows and Doors

ENERGY STAR windows have been independently tested and certified to be among the most energy efficient on the market. Major benefits of energy efficient windows are: • Save money • Increase comfort • Cut down noise levels from outside • Reduce condensation in cold weather than standard products • allow fewer ultraviolet rays to pass

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ENERGY STAR Windows Reduce Damaging Condensation

Condensation happens when warm moist air comes in contact with cooler dry air. Since glass will have the lowest temperature in your home, condensation is very notice able. Although this does not mean your windows are defective, a high level of condensation can result in drastic damage to your window frames.  If this occurs on

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Low-Emissivity Glass

A window’s energy efficiency is dependent upon all of its components. Window frames conduct heat, contributing to a window’s overall energy efficiency, particularly its U-factor. Glazing or glass technologies have become very sophisticated, and designers often specify different types of glazing or glass for different windows, based on orientation, climate, building design, etc. Another important consideration is how the

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