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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.

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.

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.

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.