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Illuminating Returns: The Impact of Windows on Home ROI

November 2023 Issue - Illuminating Returns: The Impact of Windows on Home ROI cover image with bed with white sheet and pillows inside bedroom with bright windows and opening doors to backyard


Windows are more than just architectural elements in a home; they are vital components that can significantly influence a property's value and appeal. In this blog, we explore how windows impact the Return on Investment (ROI) for homeowners.

Natural Light and Aesthetic Appeal…

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Understanding U-Value: A Key Factor in Choosing the Right Window Brand

Lit up window showing inside of house showing from dark outdoors with trees and ocean

When homeowners and builders think about window installations, several factors come to mind: aesthetics, durability, cost, and so on. However, one crucial factor that should never be overlooked is the window’s U-Value. This seemingly technical term plays a pivotal role in determining the energy …

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How To Choose The Right Window Style For Your Home

Stuck trying to pick the perfect windows to match the style and architecture of your home? It turns out, a lot of homeowners feel this way! Making such big decisions can be overwhelming – we get that! That’s why we’ve put together some advice for choosing the right window style for your home.…

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What You Should Know About Sustainable Windows

Have you noticed the words “sustainable” and “green” popping up just about everywhere lately? Many brands are making robust efforts to be more environmentally friendly not only in the manufacturing of their products but in their daily operations as well.

Sustainability is also a prominent…

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Top Window & Door Trends for 2019

Finding the right balance of trendy and timeless style for your home’s design and decor can be challenging, but with so many door and window styles to choose from in today’s market, you’ve got plenty of great options!

While we’re often bombarded with the latest and greatest hairstyles or ou…

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How To Know If Windows Are Leaking & What To Do About It

For most people, the sound of raindrops falling is relaxing, but if the first sign of a shower causes panic because of your leaky windows and the damage they might cause – it’s time to have them replaced!

Dealing with leaky windows is never fun, but if you know what to look out for, you can h…

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How Doors & Windows Add ROI To Your Home

Everyone is aware of the obvious functions that windows and doors perform as entrances and openings for traffic and light, but did you know that doors and windows can actually add significant value or ROI to your home for resale?

Return on Investment in real estate, (or ROI) is a common term …

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How to Draft Proof Your Home

The winter season is upon us, and while Vancouver Island might not get as much snow as other parts of Canada, we’re still susceptible to dramatic weather shifts. During the colder months of the year, your windows and other structures around your house can let cool air from the outside into your …

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Discover the Beauty & Benefits of Black Windows

While light, white, and bright often come to mind when you think of window treatments, black window frames are a trendy, beautiful, and bold option for your home that is popular with today’s designers and builders. Black window frames have been used for exterior windows for a long time, but toda…

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BC Luxury Homes Mag - Feature Article Sept 2018

Complete Windows is very proud to be featured again in this month’s BC Luxury Homes Magazine! We are honoured to showcase our partnership with Marvin Windows & Doors and please to offer their amazing products to our customers. Visit our store in Parksville or contact us to discover the awesome…

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Marvin Windows & Doors for Rugged Coastal Living

On the rugged coastlines of Vancouver Island, we experience all sorts of weather throughout the year. Whether your home is working hard to keep itself cool in the summer or keeping you warm in the winter, having the right window installations will make the process much easier and more efficient.…

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How to Stay Cool Without Air-Conditioning!

We’re in the thick of a summer heat wave, and for those who live on the West Coast, it can be a real struggle to stay cool. Many West Coast homes are built without air-conditioning systems (A/C) because there are so many months of the year when it just isn’t necessary. Even if your home is air-c…

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3 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Front Door

Your front door is your home’s primary entry point, and a beautiful front door is a quick way to increase curb appeal and improve the overall look and feel of your house. Your front door should be secure, energy-efficient, and low-maintenance. While high-quality doors are built to last for years…

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Discover the Benefits of Large Windows

No matter where you are on Vancouver Island, there’s a good chance you’re surrounded by a great view of ocean, trees, land or mountains. And when you can’t be outside enjoying that view, the second best way to experience it is through large, stylish windows that help you feel like you’re bringin…

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Window & Door Trends for 2018

The doors and windows of your home greatly contribute to your home’s overall look and style from both the inside and outside, and keeping up with the latest design trends is essential for a stylish home. In 2018, consumers are waving goodbye to certain design trends and welcoming exciting new op…

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How to Deal With Window Condensation

If you’ve ever had to deal with window condensation in your home, you know what a headache it can be, especially when it starts to take a toll on your home, your furniture, and even your health.

Condensation takes place when liquid vapour transforms into liquid water. Certain conditions, li…

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BC Luxury Homes Mag - Complete Windows Feature Article

Complete Windows is very proud to be featured in this month’s BC Luxury Homes Magazine! See the article below featuring this stunning home supplied by one of our top suppliers, Marvin Windows & Doors! Marvin is one of the world’s leading window and door manufacturers, specializing in products sp…

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Home Window Maintenance Tips to Save Energy

There’s a brisk chill is in the air and early morning dew is on the lawn – these are the first signs that colder weather is on its way. Here are few basic home window maintenance tips to help save energy and protect your home against our soggy, cold West Coast climate. A bit of effort now could …

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Tips for Home Window Safety & Security

According to research, 35% of all home break-ins involve non-force entries where a criminal has entered the home through an unlocked door or window.

One of the simplest ways you can address home window security and protect yourself and your family, is to ensure you have adequate locking syste…

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3 Top Window Trends for 2017

Ready to leap into spring with a bright new view? If you’ve been debating which home improvements you’re going to tackle this year, consider updating your windows! 2017 is looking to be an exciting year when it comes to window design and architectural trends. We’ve compiled a list of the 5 Top W…

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