Know Your Options: Custom Glass Patterns & Tints

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in blog

Sometimes people forget that glass can offer privacy as well. There are a range of glass patterns and tints that allow you to add style while still offering a touch of elusiveness. If you’re looking into getting a custom glass piece created, consider adding a pattern or tint to your glass for added style and…Read More Here!

5 Ways To Brighten Up Your Basement

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in blog

If you feel like you’re entering a dungeon every time you walk down the stairs to your basement, you’re not alone! Many homeowners are not utilizing their basement space simply because they don’t know how to make it less like a cellar and more like a space they’d let their kids hang out in. The…Read More Here!

How To Prepare Your Windows For Winter

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in blog

Did you know up to 40% of your home’s heating and cooling can be lost through your windows and doors? With Calgary’s harsh winters, properly maintained windows are an important factor in keeping your home comfortable and energy efficient. Developing a yearly weatherproofing and maintenance routine will ensure your windows are winter-ready, so you can…Read More Here!

Benefits of Natural Light in The Workplace

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in blog

The windowless cubicle. Most offices have at least one. But did you know that sitting where the sun don’t shine might actually be hindering your employees productivity? Lighting is often overlooked by many employers, but it can greatly affect the performance and happiness of your staff. Read on to learn some of the benefits of…Read More Here!

Interior Window Cleaning Tips

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in blog

We have good news and bad news. The bad news? Depending on who’s living in your house, you may have to wash your interior windows quite often. The good news? Cleaning interior windows is much easier than cleaning exterior ones! Check out some of Marcotte Glass’ tips and tricks to keeping your interior windows looking…Read More Here!

Suns Out, Suds Out: Outdoor Window Cleaning Tips

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in blog

Cleaning the outside of your windows usually isn’t everybody’s favourite thing to do; however, cleaning the exterior of your windows is an important piece of maintaining your home’s value. There’s no need for this chore to ruin your summer. Read on for Marcotte Glass’ tips to making outdoor window cleaning a breeze. Tip #1: Get…Read More Here!

Minimum Sizes for Basement Windows

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in blog

When renovating or designing your dream property, it may be easy to overlook safety features such as egress windows. “Egress” is just a fancy word for exit and, in this case, it refers to the windows necessary for safe evacuation during an emergency. Most commonly required in basements or partially underground spaces, failing to install…Read More Here!

How to Keep Your Glass Shower Clean

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in blog

Nothing compares to the elegance and style of a modern, frameless glass shower— but after a while, it may lose a little of its original sparkle. Don’t worry! Marcotte is here to help. Follow our tips below and your glass shower will be shining in no time. Even better, we can help prevent stains and…Read More Here!