e-book - Almost everything to know about windows
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, download our “Almost everything you need to know about windows” Guide in PDF format. 32 pages of information, diagrams and advice to help get you started.
Entrance door options and locks
Entrance door locks serve a critical function in the home. They should complement your door, fit into your lifestyle and provide maximum security. That’s why it is important to invest time in proper research before selecting a door lock for your home.
What your entrance door colour choice suggests
Replacing your front entrance door is an exciting endeavor, filled with numerous factors to ponder. From the selection of the ideal material and prioritizing efficiency to contemplating options like glass or no-glass, sidelites, door handles, and ensuring privacy, there's much to delve into. However, amidst all these considerations, one question stands out: What colour should you choose for your door? Beyond its aesthetic appeal, your colour choice holds the power to convey a message about your unique personality or even make a statement about your home. So, let's explore the captivating realm of colour and unravel the intriguing impression it can make.
Door replacement - Reduce energy costs and increase comfort levels
Energy-efficient doors increase comfort and reduce energy costs. With environmental concerns and sky-rocketing fuel costs, more and more homeowners are opting for insulated front doors, but which door material will produce the best result? Read on to find out, then compare the Energy Star® ratings of the products you may be considering.
What way should your entrance door swing?
Suppose you're thinking of replacing the front door of your home. Did you know you have an option to choose whether the door swings into (inswing) or out of (outswing) the home? Most people don't, but they do have the option, and there are plenty of reasons to choose one over another.
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!
Diagram - Anatomy of a sliding patio door
When looking at vinyl sliding patio doors, there are lots of parts to think about, this diagram labels most of the common components of a patio door.
Diagram - 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.
The wizardry of turning a window into a door.
In the quest for innovative home solutions, homeowners are seeking more than just simple window replacements. Enter the realm of window-to-door conversions, where the function and aesthetics of a space can be completely transformed. In this month's article, we'll cover everything you need to know about converting a window into a door, opening up new possibilities for your home.
Slider window 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.