Spring Window Replacement

It's the first day of spring and our window replacement crews are excited to be working outdoors without the heavy winter jackets! If your spring home improvement list includes an exterior update - new windows, exteriors doors, roofing, vinyl siding or landscaping,...

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BestCan Exhibiting at the 2017 Ottawa Home + Garden Show

The BestCan crew is very excited - we are returning to the Ottawa Home + Garden (OHGS) again this year. The four day event will take place at the EY Centre, right near the Ottawa airport. DATES & HOURS Thursday, January 19, 2017     NOON - 9:00PM Friday, January...

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Improved Efficiency with New Vinyl Siding

You may recall our post back in January about the benefits of installing new insulation while residing. In our social media post, we promised some photos of the Before and After of the job we had in progress in Ottawa's south end. Now that the weather has improved,...

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Hybrid Casement Windows

Like cars, the window industry has been looking at ways to maximize the benefits of different materials as it relates to energy efficiency. Over the last few years, hybrid windows have been front and centre at home shows around the country. Yet they often leave people...

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Greenhouse Windows Give Ottawa Gardeners A Head Start

Ask any Ottawa gardener - the weather pattens from year-over-year are terribly unpredictable. While grow lamps have long been popular in the region, the escalating costs for utilities is causing some gardeners to seek out alternative solutions. Green Thumbs Approved!...

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Benefits of Swinging Patio Doors

Want to see more of the outside from within? Look to the impressive and continually growing variety of sliding or swinging patio doors. Designed to provide improved function and aesthetics to a home, patio doors have long since been an integral entryway option. While...

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Reviews for Replacement Windows & Doors in Ottawa

From the arrival of the red breasted robins to the closure of the Rideau Canal Skateway, all signs are pointing to spring's imminent arrival. Once the warmer days arrive, so too do the calls for quotations on replacement windows and doors. If you suspect your windows...

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BestCan Provides Hardscaping Services

While Ottawa may be under a blanket of beautiful, white snow - the reality is we are only a month away from spring! In fact, as the birds started chirping away this week, so did our phone. It would appear many Ottawa residents are eager to start planning and budgeting...

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Not sure if your windows need replacing?

At the BestCan Windows & Doors showroom in Ottawa, we love being able to answer questions about home renovations and improvement projects. In fact, one of the most commonly asked questions revolves around windows and we thought sharing some of the answer may help...

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Save Energy and Money – Insulate While Residing

Does your house need new vinyl siding? If so, it means you have an incredible opportunity to improve the curb appeal of your home and to improve the thermal performance of your walls! In Ottawa, there are many neighbourhoods that showcase the changes in architecture...

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BestCan Exhibiting at Ottawa Home + Remodelling Show

Come meet the BestCan team this weekend at the 2017 Ottawa Home & Remodelling Show - you can find us in booth 1413. The Ottawa Home + Remodelling Show is the destination for fresh inspiration, helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodelling,...

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Winter Renovation Project – Painting Trim

This week, we look at another popular wintertime project - the painting of trim in your home. Baseboards, Window Casings, Door Casings & Crown Moulding No matter the age of a home, baseboards and door casings take a beating. From sweeping to vacuuming, to everyday...

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Winter Renovation Project – Updating Interior Doors

It can be hard to make updates to the curb appeal of your home during the winter. Which is why so many homeowners use the long, cold months to get interior projects completed. From refreshing wall paint to impressive basement renovations, there is certainly no...

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Can Gutters Cause An Ice Dam?

Icicles. They may be beautiful, but they can also be a warning sign about problems with your roof, eavestrough and home. Earlier this week, the team from BestCan Home Renovations fielded a phone call about an ice dam. The caller wondered if his gutters were the...

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