Centra Cares Home Renovation Contest 2018


Now is your chance to nominate a family for the Centra Cares Home Renovation Contest!

We are accepting nominations from May 1st-May 31st 2018. It's time to give away a full house of windows to a family in need, but we need your help to nominate a deserving family.

Last year, we had an overwhelming response of entries coming from all over BC, and we want do it all over again! The opportunity to make a difference in the health, safety, and most importantly, the lives of a deserving family is so important.

Press for Progress - International Women's Day 2018


Last week the Centra team celebrated International Women's Day. The theme for this year's campaign was #PressforProgress. Centra is so proud of the women excelling and making positive gains on a daily basis within the company. For Centra, #IWD is an opportuntity for collective action and shared responsibility for driving gender parity and there's no better time to take a step forward towards gender parity within the workplace. We took a tour around the office and asked some of our team members what #IWD means to them. Take a look below to see quotes from some of our Centra employees on #IWD2018.

A New View On Life


"The biggest shock was when we got the power bill. It was steep and that was an indicator that it was time for new windows."

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? 

Centra Cares Home Reno Contest 2017 Finalists


You can’t judge a book by its cover and the same goes for a house. The house, including the windows, are just the outside cover to the stories that live inside of them. True to our Centra Cares mission, we want to help a deserving family get those well needed home renovations. To help their windows, be an accurate reflection of the people living inside. 

Centra's Diversity in the Workplace #IWD2017


international women's day 2017

 

If we were to ask you to picture the people leading the way in the construction and manufacturing industry what images come to mind?

If you didn’t picture a diverse workforce of talented men AND women with at least a few dozen unique and challenging professional career paths – you wouldn’t be thinking about Centra.

3 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! We take the utmost care to ensure that our installers are quick and efficient while installing during the wet & cold months.

Top 5 tips to Prevent a Child from Falling out of an Open Window


Summer season is around the corner and days continue to get warmer and longer. With the warm weather on the rise, there is a sudden increase in the number of unattended open windows. We're all eager for that cool summer breeze floating through the house each night but there are risks that may directly impact your family.

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