Double Glazing Andover

Andover Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Andover Hampshire (SP10): You can enhance your home's energy efficiency, reduce noise and boost security by installing double glazing. These windows are made using 2 panes of glass with a gas filled layer, normally argon, trapped between them, hence the term 'double glazing'. This inert gas acts as insulation and provides outstanding thermal and sound proofing qualities for any home or property in Andover.

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If your house in Andover is already fitted with older double glazed windows, and you're having problems such as condensation or draughts, it might be a wise idea to now get some new replacement double glazing to get your property up-to-date.

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Condensation occurs in the gap between the panes when holes appear in the sealed unit and warmer air enters from inside the house. As the warm air comes into contact with the cooler external glass pane, moisture is formed, with condensation being the result. If this is a regular occurrence, especially in winter time, you can either replace the sealed unit, or get brand new double glazing.

Changing to double glazed units will result in an immediate improvement in the warmth and soundproofing, if your home in Andover has currently got single glazed windows. Upgrading to double glazed windows could also help to improve your property's value should you choose to sell.


To obtain double glazed windows that satisfy your choice of style and match your property, you can use a professional double glazing fitter in the Andover area. Double glazed units are available in many different materials, colours and sizes, to suit traditional sash windows for older houses, to contemporary patio doors and casement windows.

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Opening outwards or inwards, double glazing casement windows have hinges on one side. This permits easier cleaning and also provides plenty of airflow during the summer months. Casement windows can also be arranged into a tilt and turn window for extra security. Tilt and turn windows have a supplementary hinge to be able to open a small amount. Because they can be locked in position when partially open to allow for a fresh breeze to enter the room, the security is enhanced.

For that classic look to enhance a period property in Andover, there are double glazed sash windows on the market. There are single hung versions where only one sash slides, and double hung designs, where both of the panes are moveable. The sash windows of yesteryear were renowned for their poor energy efficiency, but this problem has for the most part been lessened with contemporary double glazing designs, and with respect to thermal loss, there is very little difference between casement and sash windows nowadays.

An alternative might be a bay window, which looks amazing and helps to bring a feeling of space to even the most modest of rooms. If your Andover property has a bay window already, replacing it with an equivalent double glazed unit shouldn't be too much of a problem. The amount of light that it lets into a room, is the main benefit of a bay window, and it is the ideal place to install a window seat if you have a deep sill on the interior side.

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With the use of uPVC materials, modern double glazed window frames can be made in pretty much any colour. It is also possible to have timber frames for a traditional look, or aluminium for a more modern feel. Easily coloured to suit your home, aluminium units no longer have to be a grey, dull and bland like they used to be.

All modern double glazed frames that are fitted in homes in Andover must carry the CE approval mark. This proves the quality of the frame and of the glass and the CE mark should be visible on the inside of the sealed glass panel and on the frame. The CE logo is a requirement for all windows and doors produced in the UK and the EU. Make certain your Andover double glazing specialist is using CE approved materials for manufacturing it's windows, otherwise they may be made to less rigorous standards and using substandard materials and components. While these might be adequate for many uses, it is better to demand only using double glazing that comes with CE approval and is backed by a guarantee.


Finding a decent double glazing firm in Andover for your new windows and doors can always start with a recommendation from friends or family. These sorts of word of mouth testimonials can be invaluable when looking for a company to give you a quote, and can frequently provide valuable insights into the performance of a company. When getting a quote for double glazing in Andover, always try and get in touch with at least 3 different companies. A competent double glazing fitter will give you a free, no obligation quotation in order to help you pick the ideal solution for your new windows and doors. So that you are given an accurate price for the work, a saleperson will obtain detailed measurements of the door and window frames that you are upgrading. If you're having your whole house in Andover double glazed, bear in mind that there could be a bit of room for negotiating.

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When you settle on a company in Andover and are pleased with the price quoted, your new windows will be custom-made. Subject to the style of window, your frame type, the opening options and the amount of windows and doors you need, this may take anywhere from several days to a few weeks. An installation time frame will be established between you and the company, which needs to include a provision for planning permission applications where necessary.

You might need to apply for planning permission if your home has a restrictive covenant, is a listed building, is on the boundaries of a National Park or is in a conservation area. Being familiar with all the legal requirements and necessities, a reputable double glazing firm will advise you on any restrictions and will already have completed work in the Andover area.

The time taken to install your new windows will obviously be determined by how many doors and windows are involved. A decent fitter will install a modern double glazed window in under three hours. This will include the removing of the existing window and trueing up the frame for the new window to sit in. An average property in Andover can be completed within a couple of days with minimal disruption to you.


Your selected double glazing specialist in Andover should be a member of at least one acknowledged trade organisation such as the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS), the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF), FENSA or Trustmark.

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Even though their being a member of such trade bodies doesn't guarantee that nothing at all is going to go wrong with your double glazing installation in Andover, it does give you peace of mind that the company you're hiring is qualified, experienced and complies with the required the appropriate building regulations.

These trade bodies also provide some type of compensation or guarantee schemes, in addition to the company warranty, to make sure that if there is any conflict there is an unbiased arbitration between the two parties. Although nearly all double glazing work in Andover is completed without any problems, it is good to know that if help is necessary, it's readily available.


Even if everything has gone to plan during the installation there may be questions that need to be asked or advice needed afterwards. Your double glazed windows should come with a comprehensive guarantee of up to 10 years, and most double glazing specialists in Andover will also provide a callout and troubleshooting service in case anything goes wrong with your new windows or doors. To see whether there is a free repair and callout period as part of their warranty, it's advisable to check this beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be done in Andover and also in: Weyhill, Goodworth Clatford, Abbotts Ann, Charlton, Enham Alamein, Kingsway Gardens, East Anton, Anna Valley, Andover Down, Hatherdean, Picket Piece, Knights Enham, Upper Clatford, as well as in these postcodes SP10 1HH, SP10 2BS, SP10 1AF, SP10 1PP, SP10 1JT, SP10 1BE, SP10 1LT, SP10 1EE, SP10 1EF, SP10 1QL. Locally based Andover double glazing installers will most likely have the dialling code 01264 and the postcode SP10. Checking this will confirm that you're accessing local providers of double glazing. Andover home and business owners will be able to utilise these and countless other similar services.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

You may have pondered installing a cat flap in your double glazing, if you have a feline companion. This is a superb way to allow your cat to come and go as they wish, without you having to continually open and shut the door for them.

It is important to note that installing a cat flap in double glazing isn't a DIY task, and should be carried out by a specialist. This complex process cannot be completed without specialist tools and equipment. If you're not experienced in this kind of work, it is best to hire a specialist cat flap installer.

How to install a cat flap in double glazing:

The first step is to choose a cat flap that is the right size for your cat and has the features you need. There are a variety of cat flaps available on the market, so you can choose one that is the best fit for your needs. Some features you might want to consider include a microchip reader or a lock. For example, you may want a cat flap with a lock to prevent other animals from entering your house.

Having chosen a cat flap, contact a professional cat flap fitter. They will visit your home to assess the situation and measure the space for the cat flap installation. They can also advise you on the best kind of cat flap for your needs.

To ensure the cat flap's proper installation and preserve the double glazing unit's integrity, the cat flap installer will order a new unit with a pre-cut hole for the cat flap.

Once the new double-glazed unit has been delivered, the cat flap installer will come back to your home in Andover to install it. This process will involve removing the old double-glazed unit and replacing it with the new one. The cat flap installer will then install the cat flap in the hole that has been cut out of the double glazing unit.

The device fitter will test the flap to ensure proper operation and demonstrate its settings and usage. (47902 - Cat Flaps in Double Glazing)

Andover Double Glazing Tasks

Andover Double Glazing Tasks

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When you are making plans for any home refurbishments or garden makeovers in Andover, you'll have to make provision for any waste that is generated. Different amounts of waste will be created by double glazing installation, depending on your specific circumstances. Now some double glazing installers will be happy to take away this waste for you, and dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way, whilst others will leave you to dispose of it by yourself.

The most popular way that people in Andover dispose of such waste is to rent a skip from a nearby skip hire company. Skips come in various different based on your requirements, and deciding which skip to hire is vital. As a rough guide, mini-skips accommodate about 2 cubic yds of rubbish, midi-skips accommodate about 4 cubic yds of rubbish, builders skips accommodate about 6 cubic yds of rubbish and roll-on-roll-off skips accommodate about 20 cubic yds of rubbish. Skip bags usually take around 1-1.5 cubic yds of rubbish.

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Also find: Andover Down double glazing, East Anton double glazing, Enham Alamein double glazing, Picket Piece double glazing, Kingsway Gardens double glazing, Weyhill double glazing, Hatherdean double glazing, Goodworth Clatford double glazing, Abbotts Ann double glazing, Upper Clatford double glazing, Anna Valley double glazing, Knights Enham double glazing and more. The majority of these towns and villages are catered for by double glazing companies. Property owners in the area can get double glazing estimates by going here.

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