What makes a window much more energy efficient?

Windows are an important consideration in the passive solar management of a home, potentially providing free heating, free cooling, and free lighting. Window manufacturers and installers strive to offer energy efficient window solutions that will help you save on energy costs. This infographic explains 8 areas that manufacturers and installers focus on to make windows more energy efficient.

Window replacement - During the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 has transformed so many aspects of our day-to-day life - what we do - what we don’t do - what we can do. And for many of us, we’ve pondered the question of what we should do with all the money that we would normally spend on vacations, restaurants, sports events...

Waterproofing your windows starts with the flashing

window flashing
Most window leaks are a result of incorrect flashing installation. New window installations and replacements should take this into consideration.

Canada Greener Homes Initiative - Advice and Grants

Canada Greener Homes Initiative
In the interest of improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, the Government of Canada is articulating advice, eligible measures and associated grants to qualifying homeowners.

Window installation, the process - what to expect

Buying windows is not always an easy decision… and what should be a very simple process, can be more complicated than most of us would care to deal with. To help put your mind at ease, and so you know what to expect, you’ll find the typical steps and procedures that are required to get you through the entire process.

Vinyl vs Aluminum vs Wood vs Composite vs Clads

window materials comparison
So, you want to buy replacement or new construction windows. Should you buy vinyl, aluminium, wood, or composite? Or is there something else? Phew, where to start?

COVID-19
Pandemic
Update

Bayview Windows continues to implement measures to support the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the general public. See details below.

Full-frame versus pocket window installation

When considering window replacement, there are two types of installations to consider. And of course, there are pros & cons to each. Which solution is best for you?

Slider Windows
Pros & Cons

Sliding Windows - Pros & Cons
Slider windows are the perfect choice for wide horizontal configurations. They are conventional, simple, and stylish depending on the options being chosen. Plus, they are relatively easy-to-clean. But, are they the right window for you?

Slider windows - typical configurations

Horizontal slider windows are one of the more economical styles of operational windows available. They are ideal for basements, bathrooms, and kitchens and are available in four slider configurations to suit your needs.