1335 Franklin St, North Bay, ON P1B 2M4 Get directions
Glass Shower, Service For Repairs, Bulletproof Glass, Tradespeople, Fireplace Glass, Wood Doors, Glass Polishing, Washroom Accessories, Glass Table Top, Keys & Locksmiths Office Equipment, Insulating Glass, Commercial Aluminium Doors & Window, Plexiglas, Door Hardware, Safety Glass, Glass, Tempered Glass, Fire Rated Steel Doors And Frames, Thermal Glass, Skylights

Proudly serving northeastern Ontario and the North Bay area since 1966, Northland Glass & Metal Limited specializes in the distribution, installation and repair of door and window ...

1767 Seymour St, North Bay, ON P1A 0C6 Get directions
Residential Windows, Residential Exterior Fiberglass Or Steel Doors, Patio Doors & Garden Doors, Window And Door Installation, Window And Door Hardware, Storm Doors, In Store Thermal & Screen Repair, Vinyl Siding Sales, Storm Windows, In Store Aluminum Bending, Showroom

Welcome to our locally owned and operated companies, ClearView Windows & Doors and Gene the Handyman Installations. The retail store ClearView has been open to the public since Jul...

1030 Lakeshore Dr, North Bay, ON P1A 2H3 Get directions
Overhead Doors, Installation - Doors, Door Hardware, Residential Doors, Window & Door Repair Service, vinyl siding, Residential Windows, Installation - Siding, Window & Door Maintenance, Installation - Overhead Doors, Installation - Hardware, Wood Windows, Installation - Windows, Architectural Entranceways, window hardware

Northwood Window & Door Centre is North Bay's leader in windows, doors & siding. We provide only the highest valued product available & back up our products & installs with a 5 yea...

Renovating? Tips on shopping for doors & windows in North Bay ON.

Doors and Windows in North Bay ON

Doors and windows play more than one role; for instance, they can give an aesthetic appeal to a room, boost the resale value of your property, and provide ventilation, light, thermal protection, and sound insulation to the structure. By keeping the elements, intruders and stray animals out, doors and windows ensure that you are also perfectly safe and secure, besides being cozy.

Many factors are to be considered in order to obtain the desired results so that the above requirements are met: the placement of doors and windows, their dimensions, type and design, and materials used in their construction. Most importantly, doors and windows, like the other architectural elements, must blend in with the overall style of the building.

Choosing the Materials

  • Weather conditions: The choice of material for your doors and windows depends on this factor. Because extreme weather conditions can severely impact doors and windows by wearing them out, it is essential to choose materials that can withstand the elements you will experience, such as heat, cold, rain, and snow.
  • Wood: This popular material for doors and windows lends a natural look and allows you to paint it in the color of your choice, but, if not of the highest quality, it may not be able to survive the onslaught of the elements. Furthermore, wooden doors and windows will require a fresh coat of paint periodically, adding to your maintenance cost.
  • Vinyl: Although initial investments are high for vinyl doors and windows, they hold up well against the weather and require almost no upkeep. This and the fact that vinyl doors and windows offer better thermal protection, therefore reducing your electricity bills, will balance out the initial cost.
  • Fiberglass: Quite expensive, but also the most energy efficient and requiring little maintenance. In addition, fiberglass entry doors can be given the finishing of solid wood.
  • Steel doors: Reasonably priced, durable and offering the best in terms of security, yet prone to dents which will be prominently visible against the smooth surface.

It is a good idea to hire a professional who will help you pick the right kind of doors and windows in terms of material, size, type, and design. Friends, relatives, the phone book and the Internet can be of use to find a qualified person for the job in North Bay ON.

Estimates may include the materials and labor charges. Always get several quotes in order to be able to choose the one that suits your budget. You can also save some money by shopping for the materials for doors and windows in North Bay ON yourself.

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