The Panes of 2021


The construction industry has faced unexpected challenges and obstacles in 2021. Here, the Window Geeks take a closer look at some of the contributing factors.

Window Safety Tips during the Summer Season

The heat of the summer has arrived and that means families are looking for ways to keep cool at home. In 2020, 14 children aged 16 and younger were treated at BC Children's Emergency Department for falls from high elevations, such as windows and balconies.

The Journey of Float Glass to Your Project Site

Have you ever wondered how float glass is created and how it gets to your site? Given the business we’re in, we Window Geeks know just how important this journey is.

WorkSafeBC Safety Spotlight features Centra Windows

If there's one thing we appreciate being recognized for (other than our high performance windows), it's our passion for safety. It's one of our FERST values, after all!

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Meet Anton Van Dyk, Dpl.T. LEED AP

When it comes to all things windows, Anton Van Dyk is the expert you can trust. He’s our certified Window Geek and has over 20 years of envelope-related consulting and construction experience.

What does the rise in lumber prices mean for your home renovation

The price of lumber has more than doubled since the pandemic began, leaving home builders and the construction industry confused on how to manage their projects.  

Renovations increase curb appeal and value

In our previous segments alongside CTV Vancouver, we highlighted the fact that homeowners should focus on home performance renovations.

Victoria Complex inspired by 90's sitcom Friends

A stunning new complex in Victoria is making headlines and it features brand new ColourShield Centra Windows.

How to deal with Asbestos during Home Renovations

Have you ever wondered what to do if you encounter asbestos in your home?

Vancouver's Profile of Excellence features Centra Windows

A “people first” model is the key to building a business legacy that lasts. In addition to home improvement, Centra Windows has been in the business of people for over 35 years.


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