What’s Does Glazing Mean (And What’s The Benefit of Tape Vs. Silicone)

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What is window glazing? Essentially, glazing is the material or process used to adhere the window pane to the frame.  In older, single-pane glass frames a putty was used to seal the gap between the wooden frame and the glass pane.  In modern vinyl frames, this is often accomplished in one of two ways.  The […]

Are You Considering a Polycarbonate Roof?

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One of the most important aspects to any sunroom or exterior space is the roof.  The roof not only protects the space (and users) from the elements, but it protects the structure of the building as well.  Many people choose a polycarbonate roof because of the relatively low cost and therefor perceived value.  If you’re […]

Winter Renovations to Warm Up Your Home

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Many Ontarians have cold feet when it comes to winter renovations. However, that trend is changing. Aside from price savings, less lead time is required Jan. to March to order most renovation products. “Home and cottage renovations can provide better overall value in the winter months,” says Keith Carroll, co-owner of Lifestyle Home Products. “High […]

Four-Season Sunroom is a Cozy Winter Space

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In the cold winter months, a four-season sunroom with fireplace can double as a warm and welcoming space. That’s what homeowner Michelle Cormack set out to create when she and her partner had a Lifestyle four-season sunroom designed and installed on the back of their brick, two-storey home. “I’m a yoga instructor. And, we have […]

Lifestyle Celebrates 30 Years of Making Customers Feel at Home

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In 1989, Bill and Keith Carroll started selling windows out of a basement home office. Now, 30 years later, the Carroll brothers have become Ontario’s trusted home improvement duo. “When Keith and I started out, we were called Carroll Home Improvements,” says Bill Carroll, co-owner of Lifestyle Home Products. “We were two guys with entrepreneurial […]

Thumbs Up on Proper Installation

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When having renovation work done, why do we actually breathe a sigh of relief when the work starts on schedule? BUT what if the installation and the finished result far exceeds our expectations? What if it gets a big thumbs up? GETTING IT RIGHT The process of conducting effective installations has been key for Lifestyle […]