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14 Jun 2021
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Fireplace Glass FAQs

Repairing or Replacing Fireplace Glass is Easy with Budget Glass Is your fireplace glass cracked, chipped or damaged? Do you own an older fireplace or stove with a tempered glass insert? Budget Glass can replace it safely and quickly.  Even if your fireplace glass does not have obvious damage, there are many advantages to switching to neo-ceramic glass which has superior...

26 Feb 2021
Budget Glass Windshield Repaid & Replacement Services

DIY Windshield Repair Kits

Do It Yourself Repair Kits for Windshields - Do They Really Work? Did you know that your windshield can bear over half of your vehicle’s weight in the event of a rollover? That’s a major reason why it’s so important to ensure that your windshield is in good shape. Even the smallest imperfection can impact the integrity of the glass...

20 Jun 2019

How to Paint Around Windows

Tips & Tricks for Painting Around Windows When it comes time to paint the house, painting around your old wood-framed windows is oftentimes the most tedious part of the entire project. Painting wooden windowpanes and frames can be time-consuming and is often a messy, frustrating experience if you aren’t slow and steady, or you haven’t taken the time to properly...

25 Feb 2019

Ins and Outs of Cleaning Exterior Screens

Cleaning exterior screens is often one of those chores that just gets pushed to the very bottom of the to-do list. While screens work hard for us, there are plenty of household chores that get priority, and your time is valuable. So why bother with cleaning exterior screens? Do they even need cleaning? While it can seem like a small,...

01 Feb 2019

Sealed Unit Replacement and Winter Storms

What does a sealed unit replacement and winter storms have in common? To get to the answer, we’ll have to do a little exploring. This winter has already seen some crazy weather, and it’s only half over. While Vancouver Island is no stranger to soggy, windy storms, they can cause damage to our homes. In particular, high winds and heavy...

25 Sep 2018

Exterior Winter Prep: Getting Your Exterior Ready for a Long Winter’s Nap

Fall has returned, and with it comes the yearly list of exterior winter prep. Packing lunches and raking leaves is about to become the norm, and along with that, colder weather. Before the frost hits and the dark nights commence, keep your house cozy and your yard set for winter with these tips. Exterior Winter Prep for Windows, Doors, and...

19 Jun 2017

Replacing Glass: Change your Glass

Glass Replacement: Change your Glass. Replacing Glass; Change your Glass: We often grow accustomed to the way something looks and think "it's just the way it is". However swapping out glass elements can add new life or a new look to many elements around your home. Here are 5 places in your home where you can take a second look and...

26 Apr 2017

Window Repair – 5 Common Window Issues

Window repair or new windows? We all love new things but sometimes we just can't afford the "new" part. Budget Glass has helped hundreds of homeowners find solutions to fixing and repairing windows, which is often a less expensive alternative to planning a window renovation. By repairing your existing windows you can improve the energy efficiency of your home and...