Window Frames Calgary | Edmonton

Selecting windows begins with the choice of frame you want to enhance the look of your window openings.

There are a variety of window frames to choose from which range in both style and price. Materials available include wood, aluminum-clad wood, hybrid and vinyl.

There really isn’t one “best” type of window and it really comes down to what your preferences are for style, colour, maintenance-free and lifespan of the replacement windows for your home.

Of course budget is a primary concern for many consumers and this factor alone will help to narrow the choice of frame for you.

Types of Window Frames

Vinyl

Vinyl window frame

Affordable and very energy efficient

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Hybrid (aluminum/vinyl)

Hybrid aluminum/vinyl window frame

Durable, strong and energy efficient

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Wood

Wood window frame

Strong, long-lasting and aesthetically appealing

read more about wood windows

Aluminum-Wood Clad Windows

Aluminum-clad wood window frame

The aesthetic appeal of wood / less maintenance

read more about aluminum-wood clad windows

Window Frame Comparison Chart

  Vinyl Hybrid (vinyl & aluminum) Wood Aluminum Wood Clad
Affordability X      
High Energy Efficiency X X    
Maintenance Free X X   X
Paintable   X X X
Eco Friendly     X  
Prone to Condensation     X X
Long Lifespan     X X
 

Exterior Options

Brickmould

Brickmould provides the finishing of the window to the exterior of the home. Brickmould, also referred to as casing gives the window a traditional finish by framing the outside of the window.

Brickmould is available in a variety of styles and widths. You can choose between open or closed brickmould based on your preference and the siding on the home.

Window without brickmould
Window without brickmould
Window with brickmould
Window with brickmould
Window with brickmould
Window with brickmould
Brickmould with sill nosing
Brickmould with sill nosing replicates traditional look of wood window

Interior Options

Jamb Extensions

Jamb extensions are an interior window feature allowing the window frame to fit openings of varying depths. Jamb extensions allow the window to sit flush to the interior wall. So, if you have a window frame that isn’t quite as deep as the wall opening, jamb extensions are used to make it fit.

Once finished, the window is ready to finish with interior trim to match the decor. Jamb extensions are factory applied in your choice of jamb widths and colours.

Window frame with jamb extension
Window frame with jamb extension
Vinyl jamb
Vinyl jamb
Wood jamb
Wood jamb
Painted wood jamb
Painted wood jamb
 

Colours

Wood Windows

Brilliant white colour
French vanilla colour
Desert sand colour
Chestnut bronze colour
Mesa red colour
Dark chocolate colour
Hartford green colour
Black colour
Artic silver colour

Optional Colours

Bone white colour
Heirloom white colour
Ivory colour
Mocha Cream colour
Smoke colour
Pebble colour
Window bronze colour
Windswept smoke colour
Commercial brown colour
Luxury bronze colour
Chestnut brown colour
Dark buckskin colour
Sage brown colour
Steele gray colour
Redwood colour
Seafoam colour
Moonlit moss colour
Hunter green colour
Cascade colour

Anodized Colours

Anodized finishes resist weathering, providing increased durability and years of lasting beauty. Choose from 7 new exterior finish colours.

Clear colour
Champagne colour
Light bronze colour
Medium bronze colour
Dark bronze colour
Extra Dark bronze colour
Black colour

Computer screen colour settings may cause variance of the actual finish colour.

 

Colours

Hybrid Windows

DF white colour
Commercial brown colour
Pebble colour
Black colour
Slate colour
Bone white colour
Nutmeg colour
French vanilla colour
Heirloom white colour
Almond colour
Ivory colour
Mocha Cream colour
Desert sand colour
Wicker colour
Smoke colour
Clay colour
Window bronze colour
Windswept smoke colour

Computer screen colour settings may cause variance of the actual finish colour.

 

Colours

Vinyl Windows

White colour
Desert sand colour
Full Exterior and Brickmould Colours
Brilliant white colour
French vanilla colour
Ivory colour
Desert sand colour
Windswept smoke colour
Commercial brown colour
Chestnut bronze colour
Steele gray colour
Moonlit moss colour
Black colour
Artic silver colour

Computer screen colour settings may cause variance of the actual finish colour.

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