Four Reasons to get a Motorized Roll Screen

There are plenty of reasons to get a habitat screen for your home. The convenience and protective benefits make the Habitat Screen System worthwhile on its own, but is installing a Somfy Motor add-on worthwhile? Here are the top 4 reasons why: Convenience Traditional blinds can be cumbersome, but motorized screens allow you to roll […]

What screen product is right for you?

Select Screens recently launched with a variety of products, but what is right for you? All our products offer a massive amount of customization that rivals other screen companies. The Habitat Screen is our most popular screen that offers superior shading and bug protection. Mitigate UV rays, temperature, and more with this amazing rolling screen. […]

What’s the purpose of a sunroom?

Perhaps the biggest reason people get a sunroom is because there is no true definition of what a sunroom is supposed to be. In the most basic sense, a sunroom is additional space in your home that is energy efficient because it uses the sun to heat and light the space. Thereby cutting down on […]

8 Reasons to Upgrade Your Windows

Windows are one of the ubiquitous things most people don’t think about. You see through them and it lets light in. But have you really thought about the many things your windows actually do for you? Here’s our top eight reasons to upgrade your windows! 8. Let in more light Did you know that natural […]

Seamlessly Integrating your Sunroom

Sunrooms are common additions because they support a casual lifestyle and add flexible living space. These sunroom ideas show the many ways to build and use all-season spaces while complementing the existing exterior style of your home. Here are our top five ways to seamlessly integrate a sunroom into your home. #5 Easy-Maintenance Exterior This […]

What’s hot this summer?

Record high temperatures hit Calgary this past week and the amount of air conditioner usage pushed Calgary’s power grid to its limits. Fortunately, there’s a great and economical way to keep cool during these hot summers without having to stay inside an air conditioned room. Select Retractable Roofs cover your patio while allowing you to enjoy […]

Learning About Patio Covers

Benefits of a Patio Cover Summer is here and Calgary homeowners are spending more time outdoors.  You love to drink your mid-morning coffee on the deck, or have your neighbours over for a patio barbeque.  Make your outdoor living space more comfortable with a patio cover.  Not only will it provide shade and protect you […]

Exterior Roll Screens

The sun provides us with light and warmth.  It lifts our spirits!  While there are many benefits of sunlight too much of it can have negative effects on our health and even our indoor environment at home.  Too much sunlight can create uncomfortable excessive heat.  This could cause homeowners to leave their air conditioning systems […]

Advantages of Screw Pilings

Screw Pilings versus Cement Pilings  Are screw pilings preferable to traditional cement pilings for the foundation of a sunroom?    Everyone is familiar with traditional cement pilings but since screw pilings are a more recent advancement in residential construction, I’d like to take a moment to describe this technology.  A screw piling is simply a steel post with […]

Sunrooms – The Perfect Addition to your Home

Now that it is summer, you want to spend as much time outside as possible.  Imagine if you could bring the benefits of outdoor living indoors without the outdoor elements of heat, cold, rain, wind, snow, and insects?  You would have the best of both worlds.  There are many benefits to having a sunroom. Sunrooms […]