Double Glazing and Replacement Windows Suppliers Directory
Find local and national suppliers of replacements windows, double glazing and conservatories PLUS tips and advice on getting the best deal for you.
We are here to help you find your way through the many claims and conflicting claims of the various suppliers. Review the
Top 10 frequently asked questions. Find out information on UK Building Regulations and
Document L. Search our directory for suppliers of double glazed windows and doors in your area. You can also use our
quotation and brochure request service to get free quotes and information from up to three leading replacement window suppliers local to you.
As well as information on the best companies we will help you answer those
important questions - What material (PVC-U
Windows, Hardwood / Timber windows,
Aluminum Double Glazing) do I use? Do I use a local company or a national
company? Do I go for internally glazed double glazed windows or externally
glazed? Do I use standard casement windows or sliding sash windows or uPVC
Tilt and Turn windows? Can I do it myself (DIY Windows), or should I get
in a professional double glazing company into complete the whole installation?
AND FINALLY - HOW MUCH WILL IT COST, AND HOW CAN I BE SURE I'M NOT BEING
Glazing Manufactured from slim, unobtrusive
white enameled aluminium profiles usually with single glazing.
Double glazing is also available for specialist applications.
These units replicate the design of and are installed inside
the main, or primary, window....[read
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Get answers to your questions on Double Glazing / Replacement Windows.
Current Featured Question
Q. We are in the process of having double glazing fitted and I am concerned that the unit that has gone into the living room bay is not going to be strong enough to support the sloping roof above it. When the old window was removed the bay roof sagged very noticeably at one corner. Surely both the window fitters and the chap who did the original survey should have anticipated that this might have happened? The unit is now in place but a temporary support has been put in until an angled support can be fitted.
The original window (Georgian style) must have had a support frame, so should the new window have been built the same way?
A. In England / Wales all replacement window installation are subject to building regulation approval or in most cases are covered by the FENSA self certification scheme.
In particular they are subject to the PART A1 - Structure part of building regulations:
When installing new replacement windows or doors, an assessment should be undertaken by the contractor as to the suitability of the support of lintel above the replacement window or door.
It sounds like you need to clarify these issues with your double glazing supplier very quickly. Its not a case of getting a reduction in price, its a case of getting the job done correctly.
For more answers to questions on double glazed windows CLICK HERE
and Home Improvements Articles:
Its causes and cure: One subject that comes up
perhaps more than any other in our
Ask an Expert Section is that of CONDENSATION. Often
the question is from people who have had double glazing
fitted believing it would eliminate condensation.
At best double glazing may reduce condensation, but
as you will see in this article many other factors
play their part and its even possible that by reducing
the ventilation (drafts) that double glazing will
add to the condensation problem...
[read more on condensation problems with replacement windows]
My New Conservatory - How much should it cost?: I am looking to build a 18ft x 17 ft double glazed conservatory.
I have had several quotes, varying from £16,500
- £19,000. I would like to use it as a dining
room - but it will get sun all day. What type of
roof would be best to stop heat and glare? Does £19,000
seem like a lot of money for this size conservatory
fitted with an opal roof, not glass? ... [read more on prices for a conservatory]
Limited is the Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme
for companies that install replacement windows and doors
in dwellings. This article includes specific FENSA
notes on: Conservatories, Sliding Sashes, Inner
Rooms and Fire Escape... [read more on fensa]
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