From summer sun to autumn charm: Energy-saving patio doors

As Ottawa residents savour the warmth and beauty of summer and look ahead to the cosy comforts of fall, patio door installations stand as a testament to the seamless integration of indoor and outdoor living. With their diverse styles, meticulous installation techniques, and enduring benefits, patio doors invite homeowners to embrace the splendour of every season in style.

Keep cool this summer with Energy-efficient windows!

As Ottawa braces for the summer heat, homeowners seek ways to maintain indoor comfort without high energy bills. Energy-efficient windows, featuring technologies like low-emissivity (Low-E) coatings, double-pane, and triple-pane glass, offer a smart solution. These windows reduce heat transfer, keeping homes cool in summer and warm in autumn, making them a valuable year-round investment. Let's explore their key features and benefits.

9 basics to consider before shopping for a new door

a brown front door with side lite
Doors, an ancient symbol of security and hospitality, have gracefully evolved over centuries, adapting to changing aesthetics and technological advancements. Today, replacing your entrance door is not merely a functional upgrade but an opportunity to infuse your home with a renewed personality.

The true meaning of BEST in replacement windows

The Best Window for Me
The true meaning of 'BEST' in replacement windows goes beyond a mere premium price tag. BEST doesn't always translate to the most expensive or highest quality; it involves a personal, subjective aspect.

From comfort to efficiency - The art of window shopping

If you are contemplating the purchase of new windows for your existing home, navigating through the myriad of window companies requires a thoughtful approach. Here are some expanded tips to ensure you make a well-informed and future-proof choice.

Window maintenance - Winter screen removal & cleaning

Winter Screen Storage
Proper maintenance of your windows is essential for ensuring their optimal performance and longevity. One crucial aspect of this maintenance routine is the seasonal removal of window screens, offering a chance to inspect and address potential issues in the Fall and Spring.

Grant Update - The Greener Homes Initiative (Paused)

Canada Greener Homes Initiative
(PAUSED by the Canadian Government - February 24th, 2024) Are you tired of high energy bills and feeling guilty about your carbon footprint? Well, the Canadian government is here to help! They're on a mission to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the country, and they're offering some amazing advice and incentives to qualifying homeowners.

CDN Energy Star climate zones (as of 2022)

Canada Window Energy Star climate zones for windows
Even though windows do not consume energy, they can be a significant source of heat loss in a home. ENERGY STAR qualified windows will save you money by reducing the overall annual energy costs. ENERGY STAR windows will also help keep your home more comfortable all-year-round and may have less condensation in cold weather compared with a conventional non-certified product.

Energy Star ratings - whats all the fuss about?

The higher the ER rating number, the more energy-efficient the window or door.
Although windows and doors do not consume energy, they can be a significant source of energy loss. If you are buying windows with energy efficiency in mind, then the ER will help you make standardized window product comparisons.

Energy Star product specification comparisons

When deciding where to buy your windows, finding comparative information is straightforward. However, interpreting this data can be overwhelming.

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Understanding Dew Point and Humidity in Your Home

Understanding your home's dew point is crucial for maintaining a comfortable and healthy living environment. By using our Dew Point Calculator, you can quickly assess the risk of condensation and mould growth, determine if your home is too dry or too humid, and take steps to optimize indoor air quality. This tool helps you make informed decisions to protect your property throughout the year and ensure the well-being of your family.

Maintenance tips for patio doors

Maintaining the charm and functionality of your patio doors is crucial for ensuring smooth operation and enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your home, especially in a city like Ottawa where the weather can vary drastically. Whether you have elegant swinging door or sleek sliding door, regular maintenance is essential to prevent common issues and to withstand Ottawa’s harsh winters and humid summers.

Video - 8 BIG Reasons Why Bayview Windows?

Why Choose Bayview Windows
Welcome to Bayview Windows, where excellence is our standard and customer satisfaction is our priority. For over three decades, we've proudly served Ottawa and its surrounding areas, earning a reputation that speaks volumes. With thousands of delighted customers, our commitment to delivering value, meticulous attention to detail, and exceptional experiences remains unwavering.

Canadian Greener Homes Initiatives

The Canada Greener Homes Grant and Canada Greener Homes Loan are initiatives introduced by the Government of Canada to support homeowners in making their homes more energy-efficient and sustainable.We get lots of questions regarding what programs are on, and which ones are not. Read on to see our status summary.