Window suppliers should install their own windows


Although separate from each other, your windows, doors, heating or cooling system, insulation, ventilation, and siding make your house operate as a system. In order to keep your home operating at peak efficiency, all factors need to be functioning together in order achieve the best return on your investment. This is why selecting a company that installs their own windows is very important for your home, comfort and safety.  Here are a few questions to think about.

Asbestos Awareness | Questions to Ask Your Window Estimator About Asbestos


LoE Coatings that exist in our marketplace


Are you aware of the different types of LoE Coatings that exist in our marketplace? If you're not, be careful. When a window company sells you Windows with LoE, make sure you ask them what type of LoE.

The Manufacturing Experience


Centra Windows keeps everything in-house, from manufacturing, distributing and installing, resulting in high-quality products for local BC business and employee owners. Located at our headquarters in Langley BC, our Manufacturing plant is unlike any other, offering amazing work ethic and teamwork each and every day. Shipping Supervisor Jason Callaghan and Manufacturing Administration Manager Dannielle Blandin illustrate all the characteristics of the team and system in our plant. Take a sneak peak of Centra Windows and all the work that takes place behind the scenes.

Major Changes To Government Window Rebates


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. 

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? 

Renovation Rescue


After it wrapped up, I had an unobstructed view of the home and I just stood & stared for 15 minutes. It was an amazing feeling.

When Terry Lanktree decided to replace his existing windows, he didn’t realize that simple choice would end up transforming the look and feel of his home. Thanks to the Centra team out in Victoria, Terry and his family now have a refreshing design that improves their homes safety, comfort, curb appeal, and overall experience.

5 Tips for Making Your Home More Energy Efficient


Homeowners around the world are constantly looking for ways to make their home more energy-efficient. Not only is it a great way to cut down on your energy bill spending and overall living costs, but it is also part of being environmentally responsible.

A green home is an energy efficient home that consumes less energy through a number of cross functional areas, proper installation, being one of them. Smart weatherization results in a home that is warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, using far less energy to run a heat pump or air conditioner.

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.

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