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How to ensure a successful window purchase

If you are thinking about buying new windows for your existing home, there are lots of window companies to choose from. Here are a few tips that will help ensure you make the right choice.

Winter! Give your screens a nice warm little rest

Winter Screen Storage
As winter rolls in again this year, it might be a good time to consider removing your window screens for the cold months ahead. Don’t look over at your neighbours to see what they’ve done. If they're like most, their screens are probably still in. In fact, they are always in!

Vinyl replacement windows - top considerations

Window Installation Service vehicle and home
When it comes to getting a return on your home improvement investment, replacing your old windows may be one of your best opportunities, especially if your windows are more than 15 years old. Choosing the right windows and finding the right installation company can be a bit exhausting, but it'll pay off in the long run.

Is it time to replace your windows?

Understanding windows - Is it time to replace your windows?
In the last 15 years, window technology has advanced dramatically offering energy efficiencies that can save heating & cooling COSTS and increase the year-round comfort level within the home. If big energy is running off with your money, maybe its time for a change?

Everything you need to know about windows

Everything you need to know about windows PDF
Considering replacing the windows in your home? Protect your investment before you make the purchase. Our informative complimentary guide will help you get the most out of your window purchase.

What's to know about windows

If you are in the market for windows, perhaps for the first time ever, or new to it within the last 10 years, then you'll want to take look at our "What's to know about windows" info-graphic.

Choosing a window type, a practical guide

Ottawa, Kanata, Stittsville, Manotick Window Types
So you’ve finally decided to replace the windows in your home. Often existing windows types are placed in your home based on a generic architectural plan that may not provide you with optimal home functionality.

The Bayview Windows colour picker tool

Sample from our colour options tool

Sometimes it takes a little more than a colour swab to spark the imagination.

Check out the Bayview Windows colour picker tool.

Shaping up your windows - typical custom window shapes

Most window manufacturers offer a plethora of custom window shapes (architectural windows) to replace existing windows or accommodate new home window installations. Check out our window shape diagram.

Typical window installation

Considering window replacement in the Ottawa area. Here's a short video that shows some of the steps. From the removal of an old window to the installation and finishing of the new North Star vinyl casement window.