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Basildon Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Basildon Essex (SS13): Double glazing can enhance your home's energy efficiency, reduce noise levels and boost security. These windows are created using twin panes of glass with a gas layer, typically argon, between them, thus the term 'double glazing'. Acting like an insulating material, this inert gas provides excellent thermal and sound proofing qualities for any property or home.

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If you already have older style double glazed windows in your home in Basildon but are dealing with problems, such as draughts or condensation between the glass panes, the time might have come to consider upgrading your windows.

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Condensation is caused by a small hole appearing in the seal around the glass, enabling warmer air from inside the property to enter the gap between the window panes. Moisture forms as the warm air makes contact with the colder external glass pane, which means that you've got a condensation issue. If this happens on a regular basis it is probably time to replace your current windows.

The switch to double glazed windows will result in immediate improvements in the warmth and soundproofing, if your property in Basildon has currently got single glazed windows. You may also increase your property's value (when you opt to sell), by making the upgrade to double glazing.


You should be able to find a specialist window fitter in the Basildon area who'll be able to source windows to match the style of your choice, and that perfectly complement your property. Whether you're searching for traditional sash windows for an older house in Basildon, or modern patio doors and casement windows, double glazed frames can be found in a whole host of materials, sizes and colours to match your needs.

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Double glazing casement windows are hinged to one side and can open inwards or outwards. This means they are easily cleaned, and offer the possibility of adequate airflow during the summertime. Tilt and turn casement windows can also be purchased for use where security is vital. Tilt and turn windows have an extra hinge to be able to open slightly. As they can be locked in place when partly open to allow for a cool breeze to flow into the room, the security is enhanced.

There are also options available for double glazing sash windows for a more traditional appearance to complement a period house in Basildon. These can be single hung, where only one sash is moveable, or double hung, where both of the panes can be slid open. Sash windows were not known for their energy efficiency in the past, but nowadays there's virtually nothing between the thermal losses of sash and casement windows, as contemporary double glazed designs have lessened this problem.

Helping to bring a sense of space to a room, bay windows look fabulous. If your home in Basildon has already got a bay window, it can fairly easily be replaced with a double glazed equivalent. The quantity of light that it lets into a room, is the main advantage of a bay window, and it is the ideal place to have a window seat installed if you have a deep sill on the interior side.

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Today's double glazed window frames can be produced in virtually any colour you desire through the use of uPVC materials. For a more contemporary feel you could decide on aluminium, or for that traditional look - timber frames. Readily coloured to match your house, aluminium units no longer have to be a dull, bland and grey like they were in the 70's and 80's.

All double glazing fitted today must display the CE approval mark. This proves the standard of the frame and the glass and the mark should be visible on the inside of the sealed glass panel and on the frame. For all doors and windows made in the British Isles and the EU, the CE logo is a requirement. If your double glazing specialist in Basildon does not use CE approved components they might be manufactured using less rigorous production standards and substandard materials. Although these lower quality products may be good enough in some situations, it is recommended that you insist on guaranteed products with CE approval for your property in Basildon.


Finding a good double glazing company in Basildon for your new windows and doors can always begin with recommendations from friends and family. These types of word of mouth testimonials can be valuable when looking for a company to give you a quote, and can sometimes provide a good idea of the workings and reliability of a company. When asking for double glazing quotations in Basildon, always go to at least 3 different companies, to get a broad range of prices. A competent double glazing fitter should provide a free, no obligation quotation in order to help you pick the ideal solution for your new doors and windows. During the quotation procedure the salesperson will take precise measurements of your door and window frames to make sure you are given an accurate price. Remember, if you are having your whole house in Basildon double glazed, there might be a bit of room for negotiation on price.

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When you have selected the best double glazing company in Basildon and have agreed a price for the windows, they'll be custom made in your desired colour and style. The manufacturing process could take anywhere from a few days to several weeks, and is going to depend on your frame type, the style of window, the number of windows and doors you need and the opening options. An installation time frame will then be scheduled between you and the company, which must include a provision for getting planning permission where necessary.

If your house is close to a National Park, has a restrictive covenant, is a listed building or is in a conservation area, you could need planning permission. Understanding all the legal necessities and requirements, a reliable double glazing specialist will advise you of any restrictions and will have already done work in the Basildon area.

The installation time of your windows will depend on how many doors and windows are being installed. It usually takes less than 3 hours to put in a regular double glazed window unit. This time also includes removing the pre-existing window and frame, and carefully preparing the space to take the new window. With minimal disruption to you, an average property can be finished in a day or so.


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

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Although these organisations don't actually mean that nothing at all will go awry during the installation of your double glazing, it does demonstrate that the company is experienced, qualified and observes the appropriate building regulations, which is a legal requirement.

These industry associations also offer some form of compensation or guarantee schemes, along with the company guarantee, to make certain that in the event of any conflict there is an independent mediation between the 2 parties. It's always good to know that help can be sought when it is needed, although the majority of double glazing installations in Basildon are completed with no issues.


There could be advice needed or questions afterwards, even if everything has gone smoothly during your window installation in Basildon. A decent double glazing company in Basildon should offer a warranty of up to 10 years on your new doors and windows, and also offer a troubleshooting and callout service in case anything should go wrong. It is recommended that you check beforehand to make sure that the guarantee includes and free repair and callout period.

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Double Glazing work can be carried out in Basildon and also in: Runwell, North Benfleet, Dunton, Vange, Eastgate, Wickford, Pitsea, Rayleigh, Laindon, Bulphan, Billericay, Rawreth, Crays Hill, Great Burstead, Langdon Hills, Fobbing, Galmington, Nevendon, Corringham, together with these postcodes SS12 0QD, SS13 1GS, SS13 1HY, SS13 1EJ, SS13 1QS, SS13 1PL, SS13 1NR, SS13 1DH, SS13 1BX, SS13 1PS. Local Basildon double glazing services will most likely have the telephone dialling code 01268 and the postcode SS13. Verifying this will make sure that you're accessing locally based providers of double glazing. Basildon home and business owners are able to utilise these and numerous other glazing related services.

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There is a wide range of glazing related work that can be carried out by your local Basildon double glazing installer including double-glazed extensions Basildon, domestic double glazing Basildon, secondary double glazing Basildon, double glazed door adjustments in Basildon, uPVC front doors, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed porch installations, double glazed patio doors, double glazed door fitting in Basildon, window replacement Basildon, the installation of double glazing Basildon, replacement double glazed windows Basildon, double glazing quotes, double glazed units, repairs to blown double glazing Basildon, conservatory installation, double glazed front doors Basildon, tilt & turn windows in Basildon, uPVC casement windows, price quotes for double glazing Basildon, roof lantern installation, double glazing repairs, rooflights, door installation, double glazed sash windows, double glazing replacement, double glazed french door installation, acoustic double glazing Basildon, cat flaps in double glazing Basildon, bay & bow windows, double glazed casement windows, double glazing grants, double glazing installation, double glazed bay windows, cat flaps in double glazed doors, and lots more. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are conducted by people specialising in double glazing. Basildon providers will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of double glazing services.


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Also find: Bulphan double glazing, Rawreth double glazing, Crays Hill double glazing, Vange double glazing, Galmington double glazing, Nevendon double glazing, Runwell double glazing, Eastgate double glazing, North Benfleet double glazing, Great Burstead double glazing, Dunton double glazing, Fobbing double glazing and more. Most of these localities are serviced by companies who do double glazing. Residents in these places can get estimates for double glazing by clicking here.

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