When to repair windows / Discussions

Can I reclaim old triple slider windows?

...to do about old leaky windows is a common one, so we have a page all about it, have a read here - How do you know when to replace windows and when to repair t...

Posted by Keanan Toews Jan. 20, 2019, 1:01 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best way to seal around windows?

...to start is our page about How to Install Windows & Doors Correctly that includes a DIY window installation video , have a look there. But what you are consider...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Oct. 8, 2019, 8:53 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How do you know when its time to replace windows?

...to but its going to be at least 15k that I’d rather not spend if I don't have to. Thanks in advance. Windows need to be pretty bad in order to justify a full re...

Posted by Ted Dec. 11, 2017, 12:50 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How do I get a free energy audit?

...to justify the cost of replacing all the windows in a home, I would suggest you take a look at this page here first about when to replace windows and when to re...

Posted by Rick Bittman May 27, 2021, 1:43 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?

...When to replace windows and when to repair them In order to be able to carry the load and transfer it to the support members on either side, it needs to be si...

Posted by Sasha June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

For a first time buyer where do you start with renovations?

...Windows aren’t always best to replace unless they are really bad, read more here – When to replace windows and when to repair them Here is our page on choosin...

Posted by Joanne Geall Aug. 19, 2020, 3:14 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

Should I replace my geothermal system with a gas boiler?

...repair : You need to determine exactly what caused the failure, so first have a contractor pressure test the system to ensure it isn’t a leak down in the well...

Posted by Lawrence Brusnyk Oct. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...top and is hanging down folding over in half to allow the top half of the wall to dry out. Not sure what to do. I don't want the framing to get moldy. If spray ...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 34 Responses