BC Government Rebates: Everything You Need To Know


If you’re thinking about replacing your old windows with new, energy efficient windows, wouldn’t government rebates for window upgrades help? Well we’re happy to announce that Government rebates are back and there’s no better time to jump on the opportunity while our government is promoting energy efficient upgrades to your home. It's now easier to apply for the rebates with the Better Homes program. 

How much do new Windows cost?


A high performing window provides tremendous value to your home, significantly improves curb appeal, increases the amount of natural light, provides enhanced views, and increases energy efficiency. For this reason, a high quality window is an important investment. The cost of new windows will depend on the type of installation, the style, additional features, and of course, the number of windows.

Investing in LoE Windows worth it!


With energy prices seemingly always on the rise, homeowners are always searching for opportunities to cut energy consumption. Upgrading your windows is a major step towards improving the energy efficiency of your home. Whether you live in a warm or cooler climate, energy-efficient windows will limit the transfer of heat through the glass, meaning your home stays warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Getting Triple Glazed Performance out of Double Glazing


As energy requirements for windows continue to advance, the demand for higher performance windows is far greater than ever before. Many believe the only way to achieve the energy code is to use triple glazing in windows and that is not the case. We’re here to explain the truth behind the myth and illustrate how to achieve triple glazed performance out of double glazed windows.

Neat Glass in all Centra Windows


Imagine not having to worry about cleaning your windows. Think about the decreased maintenance and workload if you had windows that virtually cleaned themselves. Well you don’t have to imagine anymore as Centra Windows is making this dream a reality with Neat Glass technology. 

We are setting a new standard as Neat Glass is now included in all Centra Windows at no additional cost. 

Benefits of Upgrading All Your Windows at Once


We get asked this all the time, “Should we upgrade a few windows right now or get them all done at the same time?” There is no right or wrong answer, but there are significant benefits to getting all of your windows replaced all at once. 

The top three reasons are:

You might have been sold the wrong glass


Stop using Energy Star as the basis for selecting windows and start asking how a window will perform all year round.  

 Did you replace your windows in hopes that both your heating and cooling costs would go down and your home would be more comfortable all year round?  Is your home hotter in the summer than it was before you replaced your windows with what you thought were Energy Star High Efficient windows? 

Case Study: How New Centra Windows meant Hydro Bill Savings for a Centra Customer


We recently replaced 17 new windows in a home in Victoria with our Centra windows. This customer relies on electric heating to keep their home warm. The only change the homeowner made to their home was upgrading their windows with Centra.

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Windows In Winter


There are many misconceptions about installing windows and doors during the winter months. As you can imagine, the first thought that comes to mind in this weather is – who wants to work outside in the rain, snow and freezing temperatures. At Centra we work in any weather condition, and do it with a smile! When looking for a window installer, you need to find out what processes they follow to keep your home from getting cold during installation.

How Important is Your Front Door?


Centra Estimator Brad from Vancouver, BC discusses what makes up a quality entry door and why you should take the time to choose and install a good one.

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