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31 Mar 2022
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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
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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
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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...

21 Jan 2020
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Plate Glass Uses & Benefits

10 Ways to Add Plate Glass to Your Home or Business If you’ve ever window shopped around downtown Nanaimo, or browsed through Woodgrove Mall, you’ve likely peered through a plate glass storefront or two, installed by the glass professionals at Budget Glass. Plate glass, also called flat glass or sheet glass, is commonly used for everything from windows to windscreens....

12 Dec 2019
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Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Up Broken Glass

6 Ways to Clean Up Broken Glass Safety and Effectively It doesn’t matter if the sound came from a dropped dinner plate, a knocked over wine glass, or a tree branch coming through a window – hearing glass smash is always a cause for concern. Because even a small bit of broken glass can become a safety hazard for people...