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March 7, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Mesh Screen

Have you ever found yourself just staring out your window, letting your focus drift towards the mesh screen, looking closely at the weave of metal that has become standard for most windows? Yeah, us too. And since we’re on that topic, we’ve got some info for you about the standard screen mesh, as well as the new types of window... read more
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February 1, 2023

Easy Tips for Cleaning Your Motorized Screen Shades

Living in the modern technologically advanced world that we do, we are surrounded by automation in pretty much all aspects of our lives. Along with things like ring cameras, Bluetooth heating systems, and app-controlled lights, you can even have motorized screen shades. And much like the glass needs to be wiped down with windex and the sills need a good... read more
cozy living room
January 11, 2023

Keeping Cozy in the Cold

In the colder months, we tend to stay inside and where it’s much more pleasant than outdoors where the air hurts your face. However, being stuck inside can be just as difficult if you’re not adequately prepared. If you’re feeling cooped up, we’ve got some tips to make your home a little warmer and cozier. Thick curtains or blinds Yes,... read more
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December 12, 2022

7 Ways to Stay Warm and Save on Heating Costs this Winter

Winter is the season where we close all the windows to keep the cold outside where it belongs, as well as the warmth from the furnace inside. However, some folks discover that the cold finds ways to sneak in despite their best efforts. And while it may be tempting to crank the thermostat up when the temperature drops, that can... read more
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November 14, 2022

How to insulate your window and door screens for winter

It’s getting colder out as the days go on, and the best place for that cold to be is outside your home. However, the cold will take the opportunity to get inside any way it can, and the easiest way in is through any openings, especially the front door and windows. How to protect your screens If you don’t have... read more
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October 21, 2022

6 Signs it’s time to Replace Your Screens

Everyone thinks of spring as the season of cleaning and maintenance, but autumn is just as ideal for getting work done around the house, including replacing or repairing your window and door screens. In fact, replacing them now is better than waiting until spring because everyone will be clamouring to get the work done before then. Sitting on a wait... read more
cleaning screens for fall
September 13, 2022

Screen Cleaning Tips for Fall

The days are getting shorter, the temperature is going into single digits overnight, and pumpkin spice lattes are back with a vengeance. You know what that means: Summer is starting to wind down. As we slowly start to say farewell to another summer in the Okanagan, it’s time to start considering cleaning up and taking care of your retractable window... read more
August 24, 2022

Beat the Heat this summer with these Cool Tips

We’re well into the summer months, which means the heat is feeling pretty scorching by midday and there’s only so much you can do on your own to cool down. If you’re stuck without air conditioning, or you’re just trying to use it less, here are some non-AC ways to keep cool. Hot means cool? It sounds counterintuitive, but consuming... read more
July 19, 2022

Retractable Screen doors facts and FAQs

Have you been looking at your current window screens and wondering what it would take to get them replaced with something better? If you have, you’ve come to the right place!  Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve heard about Phantom Screens. Are Phantom Screens easy to maintain? Phantom Screens are incredibly easy to maintain, since they... read more
June 20, 2022

Why Are Window Screens so Important?

There’s nothing like throwing open your home’s windows and letting in all the fresh air. However, wide open windows will also let things into your home you may wish to keep out. How can you have the best of both worlds? Have proper screens on your home’s windows. What are the best reasons to have window screens? Glad you asked!... read more