Bryan Baeumler

Bryan Baeumler

Bryan Baeumler, born on April 18, 1974, is a renowned Canadian television personality known for hosting various shows on HGTV/HGTV Canada. His background as a skilled handyman and savvy businessman has paved the way for a successful career in television, where he specializes in home renovations across Canada and hotel refurbishments in the Bahamas. Additionally, Baeumler is recognized for his expertise in replacement windows and doors. His contributions to television have earned him a prestigious Gemini Award for hosting. Beyond TV, he has also shared his extensive knowledge of home renovations through a published book.

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5 Key Takeaways:

  1. Balancing privacy and natural light is crucial when selecting bathroom windows.
  2. Various window types and treatments offer unique benefits for different bathroom layouts.
  3. Energy efficiency and proper ventilation should be prioritized in bathroom window choices.
  4. Customizable options allow for personalized style without compromising functionality.
  5. Professional installation ensures optimal performance and longevity of bathroom windows.

As the President of Brand & Marketing at Canadian Choice Windows and Doors, I've seen countless homeowners grapple with the challenge of finding the perfect bathroom window solutions. It's a delicate balance: you …

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A hopper window is a type of window that opens inwards from the top and tilts into the room. It is hinged at the bottom and opens by tilting the top portion inwards. In contrast, an awning window opens at the top and creates its own awning when pushed open.

Hopper windows have been around for centuries, providing natural light, ventilation, and an emergency exit in basements and other low-level areas of homes and buildings. These versatile windows are making a comeback in modern architecture due to their unique design, …

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As the President of Brand & Marketing at Canadian Choice Windows and Doors, one of my favorite ways to instantly upgrade a home’s curb appeal is with a stylish new front entry door with sidelight panels. These glass panels flanking the door bathe your home's entryway in warm, natural light while adding architectural interest.

Sidelights are a brilliant solution for enhancing both the interior and exterior aesthetic. From the outside, they create a welcoming, open look. Indoors, they brighten up the foyer and allow light to travel deeper into …

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Key Takeaways:

  • Standard exterior door sizes are 80 inches tall x 32 inches wide (single) or 80 inches tall x 64 inches wide (double).
  • Interior doors are typically 80 inches tall x 24, 28, 30, 32 or 36 inches wide.
  • Patio doors come in sliding, French, bifold, and multi-panel styles with varying standard widths.
  • Measure your rough opening and add 2-3 inches for proper door installation clearance.
  • Building codes and architectural styles influence door size standards in different regions.

Our experts at Canadian Choice Windows and Doors understand the importance …

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Are you unknowingly putting your dream home at risk by skipping a crucial step in the home-buying process?

Purchasing a new home is a significant investment, and a comprehensive home inspection can provide you with valuable insights into the property's condition, helping you make an informed decision. Additionally, a pre-listing home inspection can be conducted by sellers before putting their home on the market in order to understand the condition of the home, and to address any potential problems prior to selling.

A home inspection typically involves a professional home …

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Are vinyl windows truly a greener and more cost-effective choice for your home than fibreglass windows? 

This question challenges the common belief that fibreglass windows are the more eco-friendly and economical option. Dive into this article to uncover the answer, and to re-evaluate your assumptions about these two popular window materials.

Before we begin, let's take a look at a comparison table that summarizes the key differences between these two window types:

Feature Fiberglass Windows Vinyl Windows
Material Glass fibres and recycled glass Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
Energy Efficiency Excellent insulation …

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Transom windows, also known as transom lights, are a unique architectural feature that can significantly enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of your home. These horizontal windows can be installed above any door or window, allowing natural light to stream into living spaces while providing ventilation and airflow.

Key Takeaways

  • Transom windows are horizontal windows installed above doors or larger windows.
  • They provide natural light and ventilation to interior spaces.
  • Transom windows come in various styles, including semicircular, rectangular, and custom designs.
  • They can be installed as part …

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When it comes to replacing the windows in your home, one important consideration for every homeowner is whether or not the replacement windows will come with window sills.

Window sills play a crucial role in both the functionality and aesthetics of any window - which is why understanding their purpose can help you make an informed decision about your home.

Key takeaways

  • In most cases, full-frame replacement windows come with new window sills as part of the complete window unit.
  • For insert replacement windows (pocket windows), the existing window sills …

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Home Depot vs Lowe's vs. Window Company

When it comes to replacing the windows in your home, you have a few options to consider: purchasing windows from big-box stores like Home Depot or Lowe's, or going with a professional window company. Both routes have their advantages and disadvantages, and the choice ultimately depends on your specific needs, budget, and preferences. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the pros and cons of each option to help you make an informed decision.

  Home Depot/Lowe's Windows Professional Window Company
  • Lower …

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Have you ever noticed those semi-circular, pit-like features surrounding basement windows in some houses? Those are called window wells, and they're more than just architectural quirks or places where leaves tend to pile up.

Window wells play an essential role in both the functionality and safety of a basement living space, and understanding how they affect your home’s look and feel is essential for every Canadian homeowner.

What is the Purpose of a Window Well?

A window well is a structural feature used when a window (typically a basement window) …

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