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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...

26 Jul 2022
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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...

31 Mar 2022
low-e window glass - nanaimo

Low-E Glass – What Is It and Why Is It a Preferred Choice?

How Low-E Glass Coating Can Help Lower Your Utility Bills Did you find your home or commercial building too cold this past winter? Did it feel like too much heat was coming through during the summer months? With temperatures smashing records across the country, this could be a good sign your building isn’t as energy efficient as you thought.  Rising...

23 Feb 2022
Curb Mounted Skylights

Skylight Replacement

Is it Time to Replace Your Skylight? Skylights are a great, eye-catching addition to any home. Not only do they bring in additional light, making smaller spaces seem larger, but they can reduce energy bills too. However, like any window, over time the seals can become worn, which can lead to issues such as leaking or mould. When this happens,...

25 Jan 2022
Frosted glass

Using Frosted Glass for Light and Privacy

How Frosted and Textured Glass Can Increase Privacy Without Blocking Light  Using frosted glass is an excellent way to preserve the natural light in your home and maintain nighttime and daytime privacy. This is especially important in the most personal rooms in your home, like the bathroom. Obscured glass is also a great way to avoid needing curtains or blinds...

19 Oct 2020
we fix foggy windows - Nanaimo BC

Trouble With Foggy Windows?

We Fix Foggy Windows (aka Condensation Between Window Panes) Are you squinting to try and see through your foggy windows? Is your morning view being ruined by condensation? Worse, is water collecting around your window frames and damaging the interior of your home? If your windows are fogging up, there are a few reasons why this is happening. In this...

14 May 2020
benefits of natural light in your home

4 Benefits of Natural Light for Your Home or Office

Natural Light Not Only Looks Good, It Feels Good Too!   There’s a reason why builders of new homes and modern office buildings choose to install those stunning floor-to-ceiling windows – and it’s not just to make the building look good or take advantage of a gorgeous view. Installing tons of windows also means letting in tons of natural light,...

29 Apr 2020
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Tips & Tricks for Removing Water Spots from Glass

How to Treat and Prevent this Common Window Problem The one thing worse than a window with smudges or dirty fingerprints is a window that’s constantly covered in water spots. If you strive for clean windows every day at your home or business, you might find that you’re constantly battling water spots, which are left behind by the minerals in...