Vinyl basement windows are the best way to add natural light and proper ventilation to the space. Since basements are usually damp and dark areas, it is essential to install windows that will keep the area moisture free and comfortable year round, especially in colder areas such as Winnipeg. Modern vinyl windows offer amazing insulating properties with advanced features such as low-e coating and double/triple glass options, to name a few. At NorthShield Windows and Doors, we specialize in basement windows replacement in Winnipeg and Toronto, and we are here to help you find the best choice for your home.
When it comes to basement windows, one thing is for sure, you need maximum energy efficiency and durability, which is exactly what our factory direct windows can offer you. The most important features to look for in a basement windows are ease of operation, energy efficiency and security. The best windows for your basement will be sturdy vinyl windows that will let you have maximum control over airflow while providing increased security as well. For your convenience, we’ve created this guide for choosing the best basement windows for your home. You can always get in touch with our team if you have more questions.
Selecting the right windows for your home is not easy, and there are many factors that you should consider before you make your decision. We’re here to help you break down those essentials. Keep them in mind when you decide it’s the right time for basement windows replacement:
|Window Type||Maximum Width (inches)||Maximum height (inches)|
|Single Slider (Double Pane)||78||54|
|Single Slider (Triple Pane)||78||54|
|Double Slider (Double Pane)||78||54|
|Double Slider (Triple Pane)||72||48|
|Single Hung (Double Pane)||49||80|
|Single Hung (Triple Pane)||45||78|
|Double Hung (Double Pane)||49||78|
|Double Hung (Triple Pane)||48||68|
|Casement (Double Pane)||38||78|
|Casement (Triple Pane)||36||78|
|Awning (Double Pane)||48||60|
|Awning (Triple Pane)||50||50|
|✓ Kitchen||$340 - $1200|
|✓ Living Room||$1200 - $5000|
|✓ Bedroom||$450 - $1500|
|✓ Basement||$240 - $640|
|✓ En Suite||$500 - $1500|
|✓ Family Room||$1000 - $3000|
|✓ Foyer (entrance hall)||$900 - $2500|
There are many reasons why black windows are a great choice for your home, and they are quickly growing in popularity. Black window frames are a great option when you want to add a bold design statement to your home's exterior and create a focal point in any room they're in. Black windows perfectly complement modern, farmhouse, and industrial home themes. As well, they are a good choice for homeowners who are trying to showcase a modern look in their traditional home. Black interior windows are especially good for use in rooms with lighter coloured walls, so the contrast between the two helps to create a dramatic effect. Black window frames can also be used in rooms with darker coloured walls, but you will need to take extra care to ensure that the overall effect does not look too dark. Black windows are the way to go when you are looking to:
✓ Create a modern look ✓ Make a dramatic statement ✓ Accentuate a beautiful view ✓ Create a focal point
Black front doors are a bold way to make a statement about your house and your sense of style. Entry doors are the first thing guests see when they arrive at your home, so it's important that it creates a good impression. A black exterior door is a bold choice that conveys strength and energy, which is why it makes such a great first impression. They add a bold, dramatic touch to any space, and create beautiful contrast to light-colored interiors. Black-on-black designs are becoming more popular and create a sleek design for your home. This being said, black front doors pair best with white, beige, light tan, and brick homes. When you're looking for a black door for your home, we can help you!
|✓ Bay Window||$2,000-$4,800|
|✓ Bow Window||$2,900-$5,000|
|✓ Casement Window||$420-$1,100|
|✓ Awning Window||$420-$1,100|
|✓ Fixed Casement Window||$350-$850|
|✓ Single Slider Tilt Window||$400-$950|
|✓ Double Slider Tilt Window||$420-$1,000|
|✓ Single Hung Tilt Window||$410-$970|
|✓ Double Hung Tilt Window||$420-$970|
|✓ Hopper Window||$400-$800|
|✓ Tilt and Turn Window||$540-$1200|
|✓ Triple glass windows||+18% to 23%|
Experience the protection, energy efficiency, and the reduced energy bills of Northshield's triple glass windows. Our triple pane windows have 2 layers of air between the glasses, instead of the standard one layer. This triple glazing helps increase the thermal performance of your windows, by keeping the air temperature inside the home at consistent temperatures. Triple-glazed windows are available on selected types of windows and the average additional cost will be around 18% to 23%. Get Your Free In-Home Estimate.
|Windows||25 years||25 years||25 years||None||15 years||10 years|
|Entry Doors||10 years||5 years||10 years||5 years||10 years||10 years|
|Sliding Doors||25 years||5 years||10 years||5 years||15 years||10 years|
|Storm Doors||25 years||1 year||1 year||None||1 year||1 year|
As we’ve established before, vinyl windows are the best choice for basement windows replacement in Canada. Vinyl frames will not peel, warp or rust over time, the windows are easy to operate and they are built to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Because basements are usually damp areas, you need windows that will prevent air leaks and mold buildups, which is what NorthShield’s windows are designed to do. As a general rule, the best options for basement windows replacement are:
Slider windows are another excellent basement window option. You can choose between single slider and double slider options. NorthShield’s slider windows feature easy operation hardware and they tilt inwards for easier cleaning. Both single and double slider windows feature heavy duty weather stripping and a full interlocking system that maximizes air tightness. This type of window will help you get the maximum lighting and give you a clear view while eliminating leaks and improving your home security.
Hopper windows are a great option for tight spaces and basements. These innovative, energy efficient windows are easy to open and operate, which allows for maximum control over ventilation. With advanced features such as airtight and watertight seals and thermal insulation, these windows are designed to keep the harsh Canadian winter conditions at bay.
Our windows come in a wide variety of styles that offer excellent thermal efficiency and maximized control over ventilation. In addition, we offer numerous styling options such as multiple colour selections and window grills that will increase your home’s curb appeal.
Our factory direct windows are known across Winnipeg and Toronto for their high quality, energy efficiency, durability and style. Dedicated to providing our clients with the latest innovative solutions, we are always on top of the latest technologies that make our windows the top choice for Canadian homes. Here is why you should choose us for your next basement windows replacement: