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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 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...

09 Dec 2021
commercial vs residential glass

5 Key Differences Between Residential and Commercial Glass

Choosing the Correct Glass for Your Project Residential and commercial glass are made differently and designed to stand up to different environments. Some residential customers might choose commercial glass, while others might choose residential glass. Choosing the correct glass for the right project can be tricky and with so many choices out there, it can be difficult to know which...

21 Jan 2020
Budget Glass - Plate Glass on Live Edge Table

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....