UPVC Double Glazing Questions and myths

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  • Condensation Inside Double Glazing

    Condensation or ‘misting’ inside a window is a sure sign that the sealed unit has failed. Somewhere, a point in the edge seal of the window lost its integrity and is allowing the ingress of water. At first the condensation can be hard to spot; it might only be visible ...

  • What is the Average Cost of Double Glazing?

    Whether you are installing new windows or having the existing ones on your house replaced, it is useful to get an idea of what the average cost might be. Of course, price will vary greatly depending on the area you live in, the types of windows and frames you choose, ...

  • Broken Glass In A Double Glazed Window

    There are various reasons, sometimes a combination of which can cause the glass to crack or break. It is not just down to impact as you might expect, but factors ranging from temperature to atmospheric pressure or weak points created during manufacturing, can all cause glass to crack or shatter. ...

  • Double Glazing for Listed Buildings

    Renovating a listed building or a property in a conservation area can prove to be something of a headache. English Heritage maintains a raft of rules and regulations regarding these types of buildings, and although they are there to protect areas of outstanding beauty and tradition, they can be highly ...

  • Financing Double Glazing

    Buying double glazing can be an expensive business; trawling through the various quotes from different companies can be an arduous task. But if done correctly it should be a process that you only have to go through every fifteen years or so. After selecting the style of windows, choosing the ...

  • Tilt & Turn Windows

    Tilt and turn frames offer an alternative to conventional casement ones. The design originates from Germany, and although they are well known throughout Europe, they are relatively new to the UK market. They are side hinged windows that can be tilted inwards to an angle of around 15 degrees which ...

  • Your Legal Rights

    Choosing to upgrade the windows in your home is big investment and can be scary if you aren’t aware of the systems which are in place to protect you as the consumer. There are several laws in the UK which specifically protect consumers in the event of faulty products, unfair ...

  • How to Resolve Problems or Disputes

    If you have a problem or dispute with the company who have installed your new windows, this article will help to detail what courses of action are open to you. There are a few things you can do before you have to resort to legal action. Contact the double glazing ...

  • Do I Need Planning Permission for Double Glazing?

    Double glazing provides homeowners with many practical benefits that single pane windows do not.  Better insulation keeps the heat in during the winter and out during the summer.  A second pane provides a barrier to sound, reducing the amount of exterior noise that enters a home.  Improved insulation means less ...

  • How to Save Money and Get a Great Deal

    One very important reason for replacing your existing windows is to save money. Superior insulation and heat retention properties can dramatically reduce your energy bills. However, you don’t want to spend more up-front than you have to. In this article we will explore ways to save money and get the ...