Slim fixed windows are the perfect solution when you need viewing space and natural light but don't have a lot of room for a window. Windows replacement Ottawa of this type come in many different styles and shapes, making them a great option for any type of home. It's possible to include many custom features in the window design, making it an even better fit for all sorts of settings.
One feature that you should keep in mind is that this window design does not open. You will want to use this window in areas where the main function is to provide quick visual access to the outside and allow light into what would otherwise be a dark area of the home. Thanks to the low profile that this window type introduces into space, it's not so much the look of the window itself that enhances the room. It's the fact that it allows more light and helps the space to feel a little more expansive.
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Colours Finishes and Other Options for Your Thin Frame Vinyl Windows
Inside and out, Big City Windows has the colours and finishes that make your new slim fixed windows pop. Those same treatments protect the windows and help them look great for decades. Here are some options you will want to consider.
Big City Windows provides 18 different colours for your windows. All of them are formulated to be friendly to the environment and last for years. All paint choices are fade and weather-resistant. That translates into less upkeep for you.
Our Capstock Colour options are also something you will want to consider. The colour is embedded in the uPVC we use for the finish. Thanks to the durability of the material, you can look forward to years of not having to deal with fading. The material also resists scratching and offers excellent gloss control from one year to the next.
Talk with us about our woodgrain interior laminate for those slim fixed vinyl windows in Ottawa. The pre-finished material is produced using methods pioneered in Europe. Thanks to the process, the laminate will bind with the vinyl seamlessly. Enjoy a beautiful cherry finish that will not blister, fade, peel, or chip. you'll also love the way that the finish reflects heat.
Making the Right Hardware Options
Big City Windows offers a wide range of hardware options to go with your new thin frame vinyl windows. Our standard options are ideal when you want to keep things simple. If you want to customize the design, take a look at our Premium Hardware system. You can choose from multiple finishes for your hardware, including the nesting handles that provide a more sophisticated appearance.
Your New Windows and Big City's Glazing Choices
Start by checking out our Solar Solutions. This glass option includes features that will help enhance your energy savings over time. Our Solar Solutions are in full compliance with the current Energy Star standards used throughout Canada, so you know the quality is there as well as the savings.
One of the benefits of doing business with Big City is the way we test the windows before they ever get to you. We apply the gas just before the windows are sealed. This ensures uniform quality that is the best in the industry. Paired with our Super Spacer, the combination ensures that you can keep the temperature indoors at a comfortable level any time of the year.
Big City offers the latest in glass technology with all of our windows, including the slim fixed designs. Our Aloe-180™ glass is just what you need to keep the cold at bay. Along with preventing heat from seeping through the glass and out of the house, it also reflects the heat back into the room. This kind of glass also allows heat from sunlight to pass through the glass and into the home. You'll be surprised at how warm and cozy each room is after having the new windows installed.
We also want to talk with you about what Neat® glass accomplishes. Using the UV rays produced by sunlight, the glass actually prevents dirt from sticking to the surface. That makes it easy to rinse the glass and keep the windows clean. You'll love the convenience and the look of your windows.
For the best results, pair Neat® with our Aloe® 180 glazing. You'll notice that every room is warm during the colder months and cooler during the warmer months. Enjoy how the windows help to muffle outside noise and provide more home security. Remember that you can have the glass tinted with a slight blue or bronze hue.
Our goal at Big City Windows is to provide you with attractive windows that are functional and save you money as the years pass. Depending on the condition of your current windows, choosing to purchase new thin frame vinyl windows from us could lead to an energy savings of up to 40% over the course of a year. Think of what you could do with those savings!
Adding Style with Grills and Divided Elites
If single panes strike you as a little boring, it's easy to dress those new windows with grills. Big City offers two solutions that you will want to explore.
One approach is interior grills that are within the glass. You can also opt for our Simulated Divide Elites or SDL. This approach involves applying the grilled to the glass exterior. With eight option, you get to enjoy added detail that gives your windows a hand-crafted look.
The glass used in your panels can be leaded, tinted, grooved or beveled. If you are not sure what would work best in your home, our team will be happy to come up with some suggestions for colors, styles, sizes, and other essentials.
Why deal with anyone else when Big City Windows is on the scene? Call us today and let's talk about what sort of custom shaped windows would be right for your home. In less time than you thought possible, we'll come up with a plan that freshens the exterior of your home and makes each room feel more comfortable than ever.