Fixed & Picture Windows in Edmonton, AB.
Window Mart is a local window company that offers supply & installation of energy-efficient fixed and picture windows in Edmonton. Both window styles are non-operational windows. The main benefit of fixed & picture windows is that they allow a great view of the outside and extra light into the house, maximizing the glass surface at the same time.
What is the difference between fixed windows and picture windows?
There are such window styles that at times it becomes a bit confusing to distinguish between different types. For instance, it is difficult for most people to differentiate between fixed and picture windows. Picture windows usually have a sealed unit that is glazed into the window. These are non-operational windows that allow an unobstructed view and maximize the glass surface. Window Mart can as well customize them in such a way that they match with other operational windows such as fixed casement, casement, double hung or side-slider windows.
On the other hand, fixed windows are still non-operational. However, they allow expansive views and extra light into the house. The size of the frame is what distinguishes between picture and fixed windows. Fixed windows have larger frames for a more contemporary look. Fixed windows are actually fixed casement windows. However, fixed windows are also referred to as picture windows by most people.
When should you use fixed & picture windows?
Fixed and picture windows are suitable for rooms that already have proper ventilation and can benefit from natural light. Architects and interior designers alike when they want to add for both style and class. Both fixed windows and picture windows will add to the value of your home in Edmonton while helping reduce your energy cost.
How much are fixed & picture windows in Edmonton?
The cost of installing a fixed or picture window in Edmonton starts at $279. The price depends on various factors including window options and installation type. There are two types of window installations: retrofit installation and full frame replacement installation. During your free in home estimate, Window Mart specialist will examine your window frame and recommend optimal window installation type.
Below is the list of options for sliding windows:
- Tripple Glass
- Low E Glass Options
- Self-Cleaning Glass Options
- Window Screens
- Window Grids
- Jamb Extension
- Casing Type & Style
- Custom Color & Stain (inside/outside)
Vinyl Windows Benefits
Both our fixed and picture windows are designed and manufactured with the highest standard and 100% uPVC compound to sustain energy efficiency. They are Energy-Star Rated windows that will also increase the overall aesthetic of your home, and make it feel secure and cozy as well. Vinyl windows require little to no maintenance, other than standard cleaning.
Window Mart offers you 100 % Lead-Free uPVC. Our windows are sturdy because they are strengthened by uPVC powder compound. If you want to increase the security of your home, go for the secure vinyl material.
Our windows have the highest number of internal air chambers, giving them outstanding insulation and sound abatement qualities, as well as maximizing thermal & energy efficiency.
Unlike other window frames that need sealants and adhesives, fusion welding corners do not need them thus making them more attractive. All our windows are completely watertight and airtight.
Sealed glass unit has 13/16″ overall thickness. We offer multiple options for glazing and thickness depending on the model.
Window glass options:
- Single, double and triple glass
- Low-E glazing
- Glazed decorative panels (3/4″ to 1-1/8″)
There are numerous options available for the enhancement of inside finishing of the windows we offer:
- Maintenance-free uPVC jamb extensions
- Frame moldings
- Corner blocks
The beauty of your home is something that Window Mart does not compromise with. Our window frames have beautiful corner blocks. The blocks play a significant role in enhancing inside finishing.
- Opening mechanism and high-security multi-point locking system come with stainless steel hinges and tracks.
- Hardware mounting is done through a minimum of two uPVC frame walls for secure and durable fastening.
- Depending on the model, casements open at a full 90 degrees.