Here are a few blog articles that will help guide your purchase of doors and windows: see how the purchasing process works, how to choose your window models and materials and even how to take measurements before placing your product order. We will also help you prepare for your door and window installation and much more! 

Purchasing doors and windows:  The process and how we can help

Purchasing doors and windows: The process and how we can help

No matter how you look at it, replacing your doors and windows is a major renovation. The good news is that this is an investment that brings you significant benefits over the long term. Over the short term, however, you may be feeling a little nervous about taking on an ambitious project like this. Read on to learn more about the typical process when it comes to purchasing doors and windows. And remember that at Vaillancourt, we’re here to guide you every step of the way!

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Choosing the right colour for your windows: 4 tips to guide you

Choosing the right colour for your windows: 4 tips to guide you

Depending on fashions and the latest trends, some colours are more popular when it comes to window products. Regardless, window and door colours have become key decorative elements in any home. Since these colours influence your home’s overall appearance, it’s important to coordinate them carefully with your style, whether contemporary, country or Victorian.

The following are some tips for selecting the right colours knowing that harmony of materials is sure to enhance your property’s appearance… and that the wrong choices can spoil the effect you’re trying to achieve!

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Installing doors and windows:  Planning ahead in 4 steps

Installing doors and windows: Planning ahead in 4 steps

Can’t wait for installation day now that you’ve ordered your brand-new doors and windows? We understand! There’s nothing like stylish, new—and energy-efficient—windows to give your house a completely different look. How should you be planning ahead for installation while you wait for the delivery truck to arrive? Here are four steps we recommend taking to minimize the chances of any unpleasant surprises and ensure that all goes smoothly.

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What type of window should I choose?

What type of window should I choose?

Have you ever noticed that the same house can often have different types of windows installed? Depending on the location and function of a room, certain windows may be more appropriate because of their specific properties.

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What material should I choose for my windows?

What material should I choose for my windows?

Finally ready to start your renovations? If you’ve already chosen your contractor, set your budget and taken your measurements, you’re now ready to go shopping for your products.

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What kind of budget should I set aside for purchasing doors & windows?

What kind of budget should I set aside for purchasing doors & windows?

It's spring! This is the season of choice for beginning renovation projects or even constructing new homes. Inevitably, you will have to head to a store to choose your doors and windows. What are the costs associated with these purchases and what kind of budget should we set aside?

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Taking accurate measurements: a must when shopping for doors and windows

Taking accurate measurements: a must when shopping for doors and windows

As soon as the snow starts to melt, many people take that as a sign to start getting their house ready for spring. If you were bothered by cold drafts over the winter, if mold appeared around your openings, or if your doors and windows are getting stiff, maybe it’s time you consider replacing them!

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6 things you should know when purchasing windows

6 things you should know when purchasing windows

Buying windows for a renovation or construction project is an essential investment. After all, the style of your home and your long-term comfort depend on it! Here is a list of things to consider before buying your windows, for clearer decision-making.

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Tips from a pro: choosing new windows

Tips from a pro: choosing new windows

Choosing new windows is a major decision, particularly given the number of years we hope to keep them. The secret to making the right choice is to be well informed. The following is an interview with the Director of Sales and Marketing at Vaillancourt Doors and Windows.

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