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31 Jan 2023
condensation on windows

Why Exterior Condensation on Windows is a Good Thing

A Complete Overview of Window Condensation If you see condensation on windows in your home, it can be worrying, especially if they are fairly new.  While you might be concerned that there is a problem, window condensation doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll need an expensive fix or replacement. In fact, condensation on the outside of windows is a good sign that...

14 Dec 2022
tub to shower conversion

Steps for a Tub to Shower Conversion

How to Make Your Shower Renovation a Success When a tub to shower conversion is completed to be aesthetically pleasing and space-efficient, this type of renovation doesn’t reduce the value of your home in any way.  Large and luxurious bathtubs are considered a selling feature for a home, but for many people, a walk-in shower is a more practical option....

07 Nov 2022
shower glass doors

How to Choose Between Framed vs Frameless Shower Doors

Which Option is Best for Your Shower Glass Door? If you’re thinking of updating or upgrading your bathroom you may be considering switching from a shower curtain to shower glass doors. When it comes to glass doors for showers, there are two main types to choose from: frameless shower doors and framed shower doors. While frameless showers offer a sleeker...

20 Sep 2022
what is tempered glass

What is Tempered Glass?

The Uses and Benefits of Tempered Glass Unless you are involved in a field of work where glass manufacture or use is front and center, it’s a good bet that you haven’t given much thought to tempered glass and what makes it different from annealed (i.e. ordinary) glass.  Tempered glass has an incredibly important role that really can mean the...

11 Aug 2022
privacy panels for decks

Why Glass Works Great for Deck Privacy Panels

The Benefits of Installing Glass Privacy Panels for Decks For many British Columbians, their backyard or balcony is a convenient and comfortable place to enjoy some pleasant weather. Whether you enjoy having a cup of coffee on your balcony or entertaining friends on your deck, installing glass privacy panels can help you make the most out of your outdoor living...

26 Jul 2022
glass repair near me in nanaimo

Glass Repair or Replacement? What To Do About Cracked Windows

Should I Repair or Replace My Windows?  One minute you’re enjoying the view outside your window, the next you’re searching “glass repair near me” on Google. No one wants to discover a crack or chip on their window pane, but life happens. Glass is breakable after all.  If you find yourself staring at a broken or cracked window, act swiftly...

23 Jun 2022
Custom Glass Backsplash Kitchen

Beautify Your Home with Custom Glass Products

Glass is for More Than Just Windows and Doors From decorative to practical – there are many ways that custom glass products can enhance your home. Whether you wish to protect or elevate furniture, create the feeling of privacy without losing spaciousness or want to add some decorative elements, a custom glass product could be the answer. Whatever your custom...

25 May 2022
different types of window panes

Different Types of Window Panes

Why the Window Pane You Choose Matters When most homeowners or business owners think about needing new windows they consider the size, shape, style and frame, but often the type of window pane itself isn’t a consideration. Different window panes can offer benefits such as heat insulation, or reflection, increased privacy, sound reduction and perhaps most importantly, increased energy efficiency...

25 Apr 2022
Buying windows and glass locally in Nanaimo

Why Buy Custom Glass Products From Budget Glass?

How Buying Local Helps You and Your Community Consumers are often faced with the choice of purchasing goods and services from big businesses or locally-owned businesses each day. Glass products, (which can include windows, glass panels, privacy walls and more) are no exception. The cost, convenience, and variety of goods and services can often sway these tough decisions. When it...