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Vancouver homeowner? Here’s why you should replace your windows.

Vancouver homeowner? Here’s why you should replace your windows.

Older windows in Vancouver, B.C., are typically made of single-pane glass. This means they are terrible insulators. Do you know how old your windows are? Most people never stop to think about it. So long as they keep the rain out and don’t leak, most people are happy to take their windows for granted. But did you know that doing so could be costing you hundreds of dollars a year? It might sound like a marketing ploy, but it’s true. Curious? Read on to find out more. Old vs. New So why would you be losing money by keeping your old-style windows? Because older windows in Vancouver — and British Columbia — are typically made of single-pane glass. This means they are terrible insulators: they let heat out during the winter and let heat in during the summer. You end up spending more money on climate control in your home, be it air conditioning, fans, or heaters, to compensate for the poor job your windows are doing. More than that, newer windows can even come with self-cleaning coatings. This allows you to save time on cleaning them yourself, or money on getting someone else to clean them. As a bonus, you also don’t need to risk your — or anyone else’s — neck getting high windows cleaned, either. And lastly — but for many, not least — changing out your windows to newer, better technologies also gives you the opportunity to redesign the look of your house simply through changing the style of window. Save time, money and effort, all while sprucing up the place! Window Replacement Options Window...
5 things to know before replacing windows in British Columbia

5 things to know before replacing windows in British Columbia

A window breaks, or you refurbish your house, or you just get it in your head that you’d like a change of scenery; for whatever reason, it’s time to replace a window. You might be tempted to just go for the fastest, cheapest option, but if you do that, you could be shooting yourself in the foot. Before replacing your window, consider these five key things. You’d be surprised at how much trouble it can save you in the long run. 1. Especially in BC, You Should Choose Your Materials Wisely. The obvious choices for a window are either wood or vinyl. Who doesn’t have memories of a classic wooden windowsill and wood frame? How many people haven’t been in a home or building that had vinyl windows somewhere around? So it might surprise you that the best material option for your windows is actually … neither. See, vinyl is great because it’s low maintenance, but it’s also prone to cracks that result in the whole window needing replacing. And while wood is a long time favorite, modern wood frames degrade quickly, particularly in harsher, wetter environments like the Pacific Northwest. While both are certainly well known, neither is precisely what you want. Instead, consider a material like Fibrex. Fibrex presents all of the sturdiness of a wooden frame, with the low-maintenance upkeep of a vinyl frame. It won’t chip or crack, and it won’t degrade any time soon. Fibrex is forever, almost. Fibrex also allows for narrower frames, giving you more glass, wider views, and more light. And to top it off, it can be given the appearance...
7 Unexpected Benefits of Bay Windows

7 Unexpected Benefits of Bay Windows

It’s no secret that it’s great to feel truly proud of the appearance of our home. The front door and the windows, in particular, are part of what make a house stunning. They are also the focal point of the interior of a room. One great way to improve your home’s appearance is to install bay windows. Modern, energy efficient, and gorgeous, they add a unique appeal to the overall design of your home while offering superior functionality for years. Bay windows are a combination of three windows that extend from your home at a dramatic angle. They are made up of a central fixed window and two side windows that protrude from the house at 25, 35, 45, or 90-degree angles. The result is a beautiful window that offers a panoramic view, lets more natural light enter the room, and adds a certain charm to both the house’s interior and exterior. If you’re planning to install bay windows to your home in Vancouver, congratulations – you’ve made an excellent choice. If you still have your doubts about this type of window, here are seven unexpected benefits of bay windows: 1. More Natural Light Not only do they offer a breathtaking panoramic view of the outside world, but this window practically invites the sun to your home. The angled design of bay windows lets natural light in from multiple directions, making them more effective than traditional flat windows. In addition to the energy-saving benefits of natural light in your home, you can’t forget about the mental advantages of the additional sunlight. Plenty of daylight increases productivity and comfort and provides the mental and...
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