Double Glazing Atherton

Atherton Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Atherton Greater Manchester (M46): The installation of double glazing in your home in Atherton, can help to boost security, reduce noise levels and enhance your home's energy efficiency. These windows are produced using 2 panes of glass with a gas filled layer, commonly argon, between them, thus the expression 'double glazing'. This inert gas acts as insulation and provides effective thermal and sound proofing qualities for any property in Atherton.

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If your house in Atherton is already fitted with older style double glazed windows, and you're experiencing problems such as draughts or condensation, now would be a great time to get some new replacement double glazing to bring your building up-to-date.

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Condensation occurs in the gap between the window panes when gaps appear in the seal around the glass and heated air enters from inside the home. As the warmer air comes into contact with the cooler external pane of glass, moisture forms, with condensation as the result. If this is happening frequently, particularly in winter time, you could either replace the sealed unit, or get replacement double glazing.

Upgrading to double glazed units will result in immediate improvements in the warmth and soundproofing, if your home in Atherton currently has windows with single glazing. Upgrading to double glazed windows can also add more value to your home, which will obviously be beneficial should you later opt to sell up and move.


By using a competent double glazing installer in Atherton, you'll be able get double glazed windows that both match the style of your choice and enhance your house perfectly. Double glazed frames can be bought in a wide array of colours, sizes and materials, to match modern patio doors and casement windows to traditional sash windows for older properties.

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Opening inwards or outwards, double glazing casement windows are hinged on one side only. This gives a good amount of airflow in the summer months and enables easier cleaning. Tilt and turn casement windows are also available for use when security is vital. Tilt and turn double glazed windows have an extra hinge to be able to open a small amount. Improved security results, because to let a fresh breeze to flow into the room, they can be locked securely into position when partly open.

To suit a period home in Atherton, there are also available options for double glazing sash windows with a traditional look. These can be purchased in both single hung and double hung designs, where either one or both panes can slide. The sash windows of yesteryear had a reputation for poor standard of energy efficiency, but this issue has for the most part been reduced with contemporary double glazing models, and with respect to thermal loss, there's very little difference between casement and sash windows these days.

Another alternative may be a bay window, which looks great and helps to bring a feeling of space to even the most modest of rooms. If you've got an existing bay window it is feasible to replace it with an equivalent double glazed unit to maintain the style. The good thing about a bay window is the huge amount of light it lets into a room, and if you've got a deep sill on the interior side, it's an ideal place to install a window seat.

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Due to the development uPVC materials, just about any colour you desire is possible in today's double glazing frames. For a traditional look you could also have wooden frames, or for that modern feel even go with aluminium frames. Readily coloured to suit your property, aluminium units no longer have to be a dull, bland and grey as they were in the past.

All modern double glazing must display the CE approval mark. This is proof of 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. For all windows and doors manufactured in the British Isles and the EU, the CE logo is a requirement. Make sure your double glazing specialist in Atherton is using CE approved materials in the manufacture of it's doors and windows, otherwise they could be made to less rigorous standards and with inferior components and materials. It's best to always demand that the company only uses double glazing that comes with CE approval and is backed by a guarantee.


An excellent starting place when looking for a decent double glazing company in Atherton is to ask family and friends for a recommendation. This can be invaluable when looking for companies to give you a price quote, and word of mouth recommendations can often provide a great insight into how a company operates. When getting an estimate for double glazing in Atherton, always try and get in touch with at least 3 different firms. An experienced double glazing fitter should be willing to provide a free, no obligation quote in order to help you pick the perfect solution for your new doors and windows. Detailed measurements of your window and door frames will be taken by a salesperson, so that you'll get an accurate price for the task. Don't forget, if you're having your whole property in Atherton double glazed, there might be a little room for negotiation on price.

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When you're happy with a price you've been quoted, and have decided which company in Atherton to use, your new double glazing windows will be made-to-measure at the factory. The manufacturing process may take anything from a few days to several weeks, and is going to be determined by your frame type, the amount of windows you need, the opening options and the style of window. The time frame for installation can then be arranged and will include the need for applying for planning permission if necessary.

You could need planning permission if your home is in an area such as the boundaries of a National Park, has a restrictive covenant, is in a conservation area or is a listed building. Being aware of all the legal necessities and requirements, a reputable double glazing firm will be able to advise you about any restrictions and will have already conducted work in the Atherton area.

How long it takes to install your new windows will be determined by how many windows and doors are involved. A standard double glazed window can be installed in about 3 hours. Taking out the existing window will be included in this time, as will trueing up the hole that the new window sits in. With the minimum of disruption to you, an average house can be finished in a day or two.


Any double glazing company in Atherton worth your consideration should be a member of FENSA, the Glass and Glazing Federation, Trustmark, the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme, or some other acknowledged trade body.

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Membership of such organisations shows that the company is qualified, experienced and follows the appropriate building regulations, but does not guarantee that nothing will go awry during your double glazing installation.

If there is any disagreement between the 2 parties, these trade organisations offer some type of guarantee or compensation schemes, in addition to company warranty, and provide impartial mediation when needed. It's good to know that help can be sought if it's needed, although nearly all double glazing installations in Atherton are completed with 100% satisfaction.


There may be advice needed or questions afterwards, even when everything has gone smoothly with your window installation in Atherton. Your double glazing should come with a guarantee of up to ten years, and most double glazing companies in Atherton will also offer a troubleshooting and callout service in case anything should go wrong with your new windows or doors. It is advisable to check this out beforehand to find out if there's a free callout and repair period as part of the warranty.

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Double Glazing work can be carried out in Atherton and also nearby in: Over Hulton, Platt Bridge, Chequerbent, Hindley Green, Higher Folds, Gin Pit, Chew Moor, Daisy Hill, Tyldesley, Little Hulton, Dobb Brow, Westleigh, Bickershaw, Lostock, Westhoughton, together with these postcodes M46 0LY, M46 0NS, M46 0NG, M46 0ED, M46 0HS, M46 0NP, M46 0FW, M46 0FP, M46 0EF, M46 0LA. Local Atherton double glazing installers will likely have the telephone dialling code 01942 and the postcode M46. Verifying this will guarantee that you're accessing local providers of double glazing. Atherton homeowners are able to utilise these and many other related services.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

Have you considered putting in a cat flap in your double glazing, if you have a cat? This can be a wonderful way to give your cat the freedom to enter and exit the house as they please, without you having to continuously open and close the door for them.

Installing a cat flap in double glazing is not a DIY job, so it is important to keep this in mind. This complex procedure cannot be completed without specialist tools and equipment. It is best to hire a professional cat flap fitter if you are not experienced in this sort of work.

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.

Once you've chosen a cat flap, you need to contact a specialist cat flap installer. They'll come to your home to assess the situation and to measure the space where the cat flap will be installed. They will also be able to advise you on the best kind of cat flap for your needs.

The cat flap fitter will order a new double-glazed unit with a hole cut out for the cat flap, thereby ensuring proper installation and preserving the unit's integrity.

The cat flap fitter will return to your home in Atherton to install the new double glazing unit once it has been delivered. This involves removing the old double glazing unit and installing the new one. The cat flap fitter then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double glazing unit, ensuring that the integrity of the unit isn't compromised and that the cat flap is installed correctly.

The cat flap specialist will test the device to ensure its proper functioning and demonstrate its usage and settings, providing you with the knowledge and confidence to operate the cat flap independently. (47902 - Cat Flaps in Double Glazing)

Atherton Double Glazing Tasks

Atherton Double Glazing Tasks

There are a wide range of glazing related tasks that can be conducted by your local Atherton double glazing fitter including double glazed porch installations, double glazing grants Atherton, eco double glazing Atherton, double glazing services, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed door adjustments, double glazing rates, double glazed window fitting, rooflight installation, retrofit double glazing Atherton, tilt & turn windows, FENSA certified installations in Atherton, domestic double glazing Atherton, double glazing sealing Atherton, bi-fold doors Atherton, double glazed window locks in Atherton, A-rated double glazing Atherton, double glazed doors, replacement double glazed windows Atherton, bay & bow windows in Atherton, roof lantern installation, quotes for double glazing Atherton, double glazed french doors, double-glazed orangeries Atherton, double glazed door repairs, double glazed skylights in Atherton, double glazed back doors, door replacement, cat flap installation in double glazing Atherton, replacement double glazing Atherton, glass roofs in Atherton, uPVC front doors in Atherton, repairs to blown double glazing Atherton, double glazing installation, double glazed french door installation, and lots more. Listed are just a selection of the tasks that are carried out by those installing double glazing. Atherton specialists will be happy to inform you of their full range of services.

The Primary Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Atherton

  • They are low maintenance.
  • They improve your home's security.
  • They greatly reduce condensation.
  • They look better.
  • They are environmentally friendly.
  • They help prevent UV damage.
  • They save you money on energy bills.
  • They provide more effective insulation.
  • They add value to your property.
  • They boost your home's soundproofing.

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Also find: Higher Folds double glazing, Gin Pit double glazing, Chequerbent double glazing, Lostock double glazing, Westleigh double glazing, Chew Moor double glazing, Daisy Hill double glazing, Little Hulton double glazing, Over Hulton double glazing, Bickershaw double glazing, Dobb Brow double glazing and more. Pretty much all of these localities are catered for by companies who do double glazing. Householders in these localities can get double glazing quotes by clicking here.

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