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    How Can You Make Your Home More Energy Efficient?

    Throughout the past year, many of us here in London have been working out of and spending most of our time at home. Our air conditioners were running a lot more in the summer and this past winter the furnaces were set for warmer temperatures during the day since we were home more. In fact, EarthWatch.org reports that the average household used 23% more energy during summer 2020, than in previous summers.

    Working from home was a growing trend before COVID hit, since then though, many offices were forced to set up remote work stations for their staff; with the investment made, employers are more likely to continue with remote employees if it saves them office space, rent and/or utilities. This guide will help everyone make their home more energy-efficient, whether you’re working or not.

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    What Are Popular Door Style Options?

    The front door for your home is a focal point that not only affects the appearance of your house but how it functions as well. It’s never been easier to customize your door, but the huge variety of choices available, including colour and glass options can make it seem impossible.  This guide is intended to help with the

     

    decision and find which of the popular door styles are for you.

    TRADITIONAL

    Often the safest design choice (especially when installing a door right before selling the home), the

     

    Traditional front door style is a classic that everyone can appreciate. These doors often feature raised panels or coloured panes. Traditional doors are available in fiberglass, wood, and metal and can be customized which is helpful if your dooropening isn’t standard.

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    What Are Factors To Consider When Choosing Windows For Your Home?

    There are a lot of reasons to replace your home’s windows; maybe you feel a draft when you walk by or you notice one of the sashes are damaged (a sash is the part of the window that holds the framework around the glass). You may also discover the frame itself is rotting. But where do you begin with such a HUGE renovation?

    This guide will help you prepare for the big job ahead, offering the most important factors to consider when choosing new windows for your home.

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    Home Renovations To Focus On In The Winter?

    Winter is actually a great time of year for renovations; since spring and summer are the most popular time for reno’s the age-old law of supply and demand makes it a practical choice. Contractors have more availability in the winter, along with tradespeople, making scheduling less of an issue than in the summer. Building permits are also quicker to obtain during winter, especially here in London.

    The following is a list of renovations that are great to complete in the winter. These renovations will not only make you more comfortable in your home but increase the resale value of your house too.

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    Why You Need To Install Gutter Guards 

    It’s officially Fall! The cool, brisk temperatures have arrived, and the leaves on the trees are evolving into a bouquet of reds and yellows. As leaves, small branches, nuts and seeds (i.e. helicopter seeds) begin to fall from trees in your neighbourhood, and it’s important to ensure that you’re protecting your home from such debris.

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    3 Ways to Boost the Resale Value of Your Home

    If you plan on selling your home soon, you may want to consider making a few upgrades to boost your resale value. Investing in home upgrades may seem pointless, especially if you’re not going to be around to enjoy them; however, you can make that money back by increasing your property’s resale value.

     

    At Beaumart, we understand what needs to be done in order to maximize the value of your home. The following article will offer a few upgrade/renovation recommendations that will immediately improve your sale price.

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    3 Advantages of Aluminum Siding

    Vinyl siding has become a popular siding option for homeowners in the last few years, but it’s not the only tried-and-true material available. Before vinyl, aluminum siding was the most popular choice, and it remains an enticing siding material. We’ve encountered many customers that wouldn’t even consider installing vinyl siding because they had such a great experience with aluminum siding.

    If your current siding needs to be replaced, contemplate aluminum for your home. The following article will discuss a few of the advantages and why you should consider installing it.

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    4 Reasons to Invest in Vinyl Windows

    When the time comes to invest in replacement windows for your home, consider investing in vinyl windows! Especially with summer right around the corner, now would be the best time to upgrade your windows and let that line shine into your living space. While it’s important to review all of your options as your window shop, vinyl replacements windows offer a number of benefits that could instantly boost your home’s aesthetic appearance and functionality. The following article will explain why you should consider investing in vinyl windows for your residence.

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    5 Reasons Why You Need Storm Windows

    Investing in storm windows for your home is a wise decision that will improve living conditions and save you money in the long run. Storm windows are designed to keep your home safe from extreme weather conditions that otherwise could inflict structural and foundational damage. If you’ve considered upgrading your windows, the exterior upgrade specialists at Beaumart Aluminum highly suggest checking out the variety of storm windows we have to offer at our store. The following article will discuss 5 reasons why you should consider investing in storm windows.

     

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    How to Choose the Right Siding for Your Home

    Choosing to replace the siding on your home is a big decision that requires a lot of consideration. Every homeowner is unique in terms of their style and their preferences, but ultimately, you must assess your needs before choosing the appropriate siding for their home. The following article will explain some of the issues that should be discussed before going ahead with siding installation and will provide some siding options.

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    3 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade Your Windows

    Investing in your home is an investment in yourself – you spend so much time in your living space that you deserve high-quality home fixtures, and that includes your windows. For many homeowners, the need to purchase replacement windows is quite low on their to-do lists. Frankly, they don’t see the need to replace windows that don’t have glaringly apparent issues with them. Deciding when to upgrade your windows is a choice that you will need to make on your own; there are multiple reasons why you should invest in replacement windows.

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    How to Conserve Energy This Winter

    The inauguration of Winter is technically still a couple of weeks away, but if you were to peer out your window, the frost & snow on the ground may suggest differently. Most homeowners in London, ON have already turned on their furnace to help them deal with the chilly temperatures, but are they getting the most out of their HVAC system? In-home energy loss remains a concern for homes across London and the surrounding area, so taking steps to more efficiently conserve energy is critical. Here are some things you can do to your home to keep it warmer this winter.

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    3 Signs That Mean You Need to Invest in New Doors for Your Home

    Your front door is potentially the most utilized element of your home; however, they can often fall by the wayside when it comes to looking for ways to improve your living space. It’s not Winter just yet, but you wouldn’t know that by looking or stepping outside and seeing the snow or feeling the brisk wind chill. Many homeowners in London, ON are looking for ways to improve their quality of life which may include upgrading their home’s windows or installing gutter guards before the intense snowstorms arrive. One thing that all homeowners should strongly consider is to invest in new front doors. The following blog will provide three things to keep in mind if you’re unsure about the condition of your door:

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    2 Reasons You Should Invest in Gutter Guards This Fall

    This is truly the most beautiful time of the year; the weather is not too cold and not too hot, and the colours of leaves on the trees are changing into a bright orange, red & yellow. However, as leaves fall from trees and the rains continue to fall, it’s important to keep the gutters on your home clean and clear from any debris. You all know about the importance of keeping your gutters and eavestroughs clean, but did you know there is a surefire way to ensure that no debris gets stuck in your gutters this fall? With gutter guards, you can rest easy knowing that your home is safe and secure. Here are two reasons to invest in gutter guards:

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    Why You Should Invest in Storm Doors for This Upcoming Winter

    Although we may only be in October, with November and December just around the corner, it is now time to focus on your home to ensure you are prepared for the cold weather to keep you and your family warm. Turning on your furnace is an excellent step in keeping your house warm, but did you know that you can upgrade your windows and doors to provide optimal temperatures and energy efficiency in cold months? Here are a few reasons why you should invest in storm window and doors this upcoming Winter:

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    Black Mold Growing on Window Pane

    Methods to Stop Mold from Developing on Your Windows

    Mould is a nuisance for any homeowner or business owner; the browning or blacking on the window is not only unappealing and unpleasant to look at, but it could also become a health hazard for your family or customers. The primary issue with mould is that it can be hard to detect, as it often can blend in with the colour of the window frame. Cause for concern should spark upon sight of mould because what you can see is only a fraction of what is present. Here are a couple of tips to prevent mould from developing on your windows and what to do if mould has already developed:

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    Which Style Of Replacement Windows Should You Choose?

    If the time has come to replace your windows, you may want to consider a stylistic change from what you once had. New windows can change the environment and the mood of your family room, dining room, bathroom or bedroom. Specific windows allow in more light, while others are better for ventilation and energy conservation. Here are a few different styles that may interest you when you are in the market for new windows.

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    Why You Should Choose Vinyl Windows

    When customers visit Beaumart, we always recommend vinyl windows because of the many advantages they offer. Aluminum and wood were once considered the industry standard, but vinyl has quickly come on to the scene and offers a wide arrange of benefits and prosperity. When you eventually decide to go window shopping here are a few reasons you should strongly consider choosing vinyl windows.

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    Why You Should Choose Vinyl Windows

    When customers visit Beaumart, we always recommend vinyl windows because of the many advantages they offer. Aluminum and wood were once considered the industry standard, but vinyl has quickly come on to the scene and offers a wide arrange of benefits and prosperity. When you eventually decide to go window shopping here are a few reasons you should strongly consider choosing vinyl windows.

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