It's always nice when someone else toots our horn!

Bayview Windows is not about making a fast buck. We are not about trying to rush our installations as quickly as possible so that they can move on to the next job (we pay by the hour, not by the job). We are not about trying to monopolise the Ottawa window industry, and we are not about compromising quality for profit. So what are we about? One of our customers says it best!

Anatomy of a garden door - A classic look outside

anatomy of a garden door
Whether you are looking at a steel, fiberglass or wooden door, the basic parts and terms used have a long historical foundation that goes back hundreds of years.

Windows Guide - Learn more about windows

Everything You Need to Know About Windows Guide
So, you are thinking about buying replacement windows? Funny how a simple thing like buying a window has become such a complicated ordeal. To help you trudge through the options that will get you the exact results you are looking for, we’ve just updated our Bayview Windows “Everything you need to know about windows” 2021 Guide in PDF format. 30 pages of information, diagrams and advice to help get you started.

The wizardry of turning a window into a door.

More homeowners are looking for new solutions that surpass simple window replacements. Window-to-door conversion projects can completely change the function and look of a space. This month's article covers everything you need to know about converting a window into a door.

How to choose the best replacement window

The Best Window for Me
Not everyone is looking for a BEST replacement window scenario and even though BEST often implies a premium price, that is not always the case. BEST does not always mean the most expensive or highest quality, there’s always a personal subjective side to it.

What's to know about Bay and Bow Windows

Bay vs Bow Windows
Beautiful inside and out, bay and bow windows add character, make a dramatic statement to the exterior and interior of a home and increase curb appeal. There are plenty of styles, features, benefits and options to choose from, but which ones are right for you? This article will help you decide.

What's to know about window jambs? That's jam"B", not jam!

Window Jam
Over the last 75 years or so, traditional wooden windows have been evolving in many directions including technology, materials, parts and even component names. The window jamb is still the backbone of a window but there are other related components that make a window more customizable and efficient.

This article will help you understand what a jamb, jamb liner and jamb extension are, and how today’s replacement windows have become more adaptive.

What's to know about window glass (infographic)

potential benefits of glass options infographic
Unfortunately, the average window buyer will often overlook the potential benefits of glass options - after all, glass is just glass right?

Looking for visual information about windows?

Bayview Windows - Infographic
Sometimes it is just easier to look at visuals than it is to read content - check out our growing collection of infographics and digital books.

What is
Low-e glass?

LoE-glass-the-basics
LoE glass, also known as Low-emissivity glass or low-E glass, is a glass with properties that reflect radiant heat, thus potentially improving the thermal efficiency of a window. Emissivity is a measure of how much a glass surface transfers radiant heat through it.