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Bay and Bow Windows from NorthShield Windows and Doors


When you're thinking about renovating your home for the first time it can be hard to know what to look for. If you haven't spent much time thinking about the construction of houses, all the terms can be terribly confusing. Luckily, NorthShield Windows and Doors is here to help.

 

You could give us a call right now at 204-272-3725 and set up an appointment to get your free estimate, but first, start by reading on to learn about the difference between bay windows and bow windows.

 

Bay Windows

 

Bay windows typically consist of three windows of different sizes. The centre window is generally larger than the two side windows, which are angled from the wall at 30 or 40 degree angles. The side windows are usually double hung—so they open from the bottom—allowing them to provide excellent ventilation.

 

Bow Windows

 

Bow windows consist of three to six window panes. These are usually all the same size and installed so they appear to curve into one another. Their most noticeable difference from bay windows at first glance is that bay windows have harder angles. Bow windows can be single hung, double hung or hung in casements—whatever you decide works for you. A NorthShield Windows and Doors professional will be able to tell you what will work best in your space.

 

What These Windows Do For Your Home

 

Bay and bow windows both add architectural insterest to your home. Think about the houses you remember in movies, the bedrooms. How many had a bay or bow window? Install a seat and your bay or bow window becomes the perfect spot for light afternoon reading.

 

Bay and bow windows also significantly increase the worth of your home. These windows are more than just pretty panes of glass organized in an unusual way—they're a solid investment towards increasing your quality of life and your net worth. With a professional installation from NorthShield Windows and Doors, these windows could make a huge difference when it someday comes time to sell your home.

 

What are you waiting for? Call NorthShield Windows and Doors today at 204-272-3725 and set an appointment to get your free estimate.

 

If you want to know what makes us so special, here it is:

 

The NorthShield Advantage

 

NorthShield Windows and Doors has been installing bay windows and bow windows in Winnipeg homes for over seven years. Over the years we've learned how to work with any home and how to install windows efficiently. Our professionals are dedicated, experienced and committed to leaving your home in the same state they found it—and that includes taking your old windows for safe disposal.

 

Our windows and doors are designed to maximize beauty, functionality and energy efficiency all at the same time. Call NorthShield Windows and Doors today at 204-272-3725 and we'll arrange a date when we can come over to give you a free estimate on replacing your old windows and doors.

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4.8
Ross Apperly
4 months ago
Northshield replaced 9 windows in our house. Our only complaint would be that the colour doesn't really match the sample we were shown. The woman we first encountered in the showroom was pleasant and helpful. There are only so many things she could tell us in the showroom but it was enough to convince us to book an appointment with a salesman. Walter, the fellow who came to our house, wasn't really a salesman at all and yet he knew exactly what he was doing. Answered all of our questions, clearly knew his business inside and out, was patient with us, made some really helpful suggestions, and just generally made us feel confident and comfortable. Next came Vladimir. He came to do the final measurements and to verify the details of each window. Another very very knowledgeable guy. Clearly an expert in his field and yet friendly and patient with us. The team of men who came to do the install were all very much polite and professional. Their workmanship is first rate. In the end, what I know is this, the new windows are in, the drafts and rattles from the old ones are gone, the price was fine, the quality is A1, and every single individual along our journey was a genuine pleasure to work with.
Oai Truong
a month ago
We chose Northshield because of the rave reviews on Google, but unfortunately the experience was a disappointment. The sales guy was nice enough, but like most suppliers in their industry, installation came 6 weeks past their original estimate, which was fine since we were not in a big rush, although we had to delay the painting of our kitchen because of it. The two big issues were: 1. To install our new patio doors, the opening had to be widened, which our sales guy mentioned, and which was fine to us. The problem came when the installers were on site and insisted that they did not need to replace the header. I know nothing about construction but luckily my colleagues told me to make sure that they install a new header because they were widening the doorway. Luckily I was home and I persisted that they install a new header, and after a while they finally realized that they needed to do it as well. They went off to the store to get the wood and the drywall and finished the job, which looked fine. 2. Only a few months later big cracks appeared along the new header. I called Northshield only to be told by Alex that my painter should've known that the patchwork on the header was very minimal and that "any professional painter should've known to make sure the drywall was ready to be painted." So they refused to do anything about it. I guess I should've said back to him "any professional installer should've known you need a new header when you widen a doorway!" So now I have a wall that I will need to re-patch and re-paint all over again. If you decide to use Northshield, please do your own research and make sure that you oversee their work, because they will never take responsibility for it, or admit that they didn't know what the heck they were doing.
emily s
3 months ago
Professional, clean, good customer service. Fast and efficient. No surprises or hidden costs, did not try to upsell me and worked within my budget. Very happy with the finished product and will continue to use in the future for replacing my remaining windows.
Patrick Touchette
4 months ago
Alex our salesman was great to work with and gave us very good information about our windows. The installation went smoothly and the windows look great and function well. Great customer service!
Albert Giesbrecht
a month ago
We had 4 windows installed by this company. The windows were installed in no time at all, and the guys were very professional and efficient. Love the windows and would recommend this company to anyone.
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