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Double Glazing Blandford Forum Dorset (DT11): Installing or replacing your double glazing in Blandford Forum will not just reduce your energy bills, but can also make your home greener, quieter, cleaner and more energy efficient, which means you are helping the environment.

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The advantages of double glazed windows are simple; double glazing reduces your energy bills, saves you cash and lessens your carbon footprint.

Save on energy bills by replacing all the single glazed windows in your house in Blandford Forum with energy efficient glazing. This can save you around £135 per year on your energy bills.

Lower your carbon footprint by cutting down on the power you are using to heat your home in Blandford Forum, because less heat is escaping through your windows. You will create less CO2 (carbon dioxide) which is what brings about global warming.

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Be far more comfortable in your Blandford Forum property as energy efficient double glazing reduces heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.

More peace and quiet because together with keeping the heat in, energy efficient double glazed windows will insulate your home in Blandford Forum against unwelcome outside noise.

Reduce condensation because double glazing reduces condensation build-up on the internal surfaces of your windows.

The costs and savings of double glazing will vary for each window and each home, depending on the material, style, size and installer. But on average, fitting double glazed windows to your home in Blandford Forum can save about £135 a year on your heating bills, as well as saving about 720kg of CO2 (carbon dioxide). Double glazing can help you to lower your carbon footprint.

Double glazing saves energy and reduces your heating bills.

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Over 18% of the heat your home loses is lost through the windows. Heat that is lost through this ways means that energy is wasted, and money is wasted. If less heat escapes from your home in Blandford Forum, you can save energy and save money.

Environmentally friendly double-glazing reduces heat loss and also lowers condensation and noise issues. Installing energy efficient double glazing in your home in Blandford Forum could mean savings of approximately £135 on bills each year if your whole-house single glazing is replaced with double glazing.

All homes lose a certain amount of heat through their windows. Putting in energy efficient glazing is an effective way of lowering your energy bills and keeping your Blandford Forum property warmer and quieter.

Double glazed windows use 2 sheets of glass with a void in between which creates an insulating barrier, while triple glazed windows have three sheets of glass. Both solutions can deliver a good level of energy efficiency. It is not the case that you must use triple glazing to get the best results.

Energy efficient windows can be purchased in an assortment of frame materials and styles. They also vary in their energy efficiency, based on how well they stop heat from passing through the window, what amount of sunlight gets through the glass, and how little air can leak in or out around the window.

Some door and window manufacturers helpfully use a window energy rating system to show how energy efficient their products are. This is similar to the one you may have noticed on home appliances such as your washing machine or fridge. A-rated windows are the most effective. To check a window's energy efficiency before you purchase it, look for the energy label.

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The Benefits

  • Peace and quiet: as well as keeping the heat in, energy efficient windows insulate your Blandford Forum home against unwanted outside noise.
  • A more comfortable home in Blandford Forum: energy efficient glazing reduces heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.
  • Reduced condensation: energy efficient glazing reduces condensation build-up on the inside of windows.
  • The costs and savings of double glazing will be different for each home and each window, depending on the size, material and installer. You could save up to £135 a year on your energy bills and up to 720kg of CO2 a year.
  • Replacement windows and double glazing come in a range of styles and designs and there are particular features you should look out for to increase energy efficiency.
  • A smaller carbon footprint: by using less fuel, you'll generate less of the carbon dioxide (CO2) that leads to global warming.
  • Smaller energy bills: replacing all single glazed windows with energy efficient glazing could save you around £135 per year on your energy bills.

To find the best double glazed windows and doors for your house in Blandford Forum, ask yourself the following questions:

"How energy efficient are the windows?"

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When picking out replacement windows in Blandford Forum, you can verify their energy efficiency by looking at the Energy Saving Trust Recommended logo and BFRC energy label. The Energy Saving Trust recommends any double glazed windows rated C or above. The higher the energy rating, the more energy efficient it is. Sadly, at the moment there is no obligation for double glazing window manufacturers to label their products, however by opting for a high rated double glazing window you can be certain that you will be purchasing the most efficient.

How many glass layers do you need?

Double glazing has 2 layers of glass with a gap of approximately sixteen millimetres between them. There's also the option of triple glazing, which has 3 panes of glass. Both A rated triple and double glazed windows are available for installation in Blandford Forum.

What type of glass is best?

The most energy efficient glass for double glazed windows is low emissivity (Low-E) glass. This often has an unnoticeable coating of metal oxide, usually on one of the internal panes - next to the gap. It lets heat and sunlight in but cuts the quantity of heat that can get out again.

What's between the glass panes?

Extremely efficient double glazing windows may use gases like krypton, argon or xenon in the space between the 2 glass sheets.

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What keeps the glass sheets apart?

All double glazed windows have pane spacers fixed around the inside edges to keep the two panes of glass apart. For the most efficient window, watch out for pane spacers containing little or no metal - often known as "warm edge" spacers.

The BFRC window energy rating scheme checks all the components to ensure the final window attains the energy efficiency standard claimed. This means that you simply need to look for the A-G ratings and don't forget A is better! Alternatively, just keep an eye open for the Energy Saving Trust Recommended logo which will only be found on double glazed windows which are C rated or higher.

Which frame is better for your home in Blandford Forum?

The frame you choose will depend on your house and your own personal taste. For all frame materials there are double glazed windows offered in each energy rating.

  • uPVC frames are the most common type. They last a long time and can be recycled.
  • Wooden frames can have a lower environmental impact, but require maintenance. They are often used in conservation areas where the original windows were timber framed.
  • Composite frames have an inner timber frame covered with aluminium or plastic. This reduces the need for maintenance and keeps the frame weatherproof
  • Aluminium or steel frames are slim and long-lasting. They can be recycled.

Do you need ventilation?

Since replacement windows in Blandford Forum will be a lot more airtight than the old single glazed frames, condensation may build up in your house because of reduced ventilation.

If there is not a good level of background ventilation in the room, some replacement windows will have trickle vents incorporated into the frame that allow in a small amount of controlled ventilation.

Condensation can sometimes occur on the exterior of new low-e glazing. This is due to the fact that low-e glass is designed to reflect heat back into the home and as a result the external pane remains cool and condensation can build up in cold weather - this isn't a problem.

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When should you improve your double glazing in Blandford Forum.

Most houses in Blandford Forum now have double glazing installed, but what some folks do not realise is that double glazing (like anything else needs to be maintained and from time to time replaced, if you've had your double glazing for a number of years.

Mist or condensation inside glass.

If there is moisture inside the panes of glass, it often means that the sealant has broken, letting new moisture in. This means it is usually time to replace your old double glazed windows. "If it is steamed up and there is condensation, the window has usually had it, and the pane will have to be replaced," says a local Blandford Forum expert.

"My windows have changed to a dull yellow colour."

The uPVC becoming discoloured over time doesn't mean that the quality of the double glazing has been compromised. You can sometimes find specialised paints to re-paint the frames of your windows in Blandford Forum. Most manufacturers nowadays guarantee against discolouring but not against minor dulling and fading.

"The window hinges are too tight and it's hard to open the window."

If you carefully examine the hinge, you should see a small brass screw. This is called the tensioning screw and if you loosen it fractionally, it should solve the problem. If this does not work, your local glass shop or double glazing repair firm (see Yellow Pages or local paper ads) can usually fit a new hinge for you.

"The hinges on my windows are far too loose and my windows fly wide open when opened."

If you examine the hinge, you should see a small brass screw. This is the tensioning screw and if you tighten it a little bit, it should solve the problem. If this doesn't work, your local glass shop or double glazing repair specialist (see Yellow Pages or local paper ads) will usually be willing to replace the hinge for you.

"There's a draught coming through my windows."

For starters, check for a loose handle, slightly bent hinge or a hinge where a screw or rivet has become loosened. If it's none of these things it may be time to replace your windows, although it's worthwhile to contact your local Blandford Forum repair company first to see if you can have the window repaired.

Double glazing usually lasts for a good few years, but like most things is subject to 'wear and tear'. Before contracting a double glazing firm in Blandford Forum to replace your windows, get two or three quotations to make sure that you are getting the best deal, and only consider approved and registered Blandford Forum double glazing contractors, who offer a guarantee for their work and windows.

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The Primary Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Blandford Forum

  • They look nicer.
  • They are better for the environment.
  • They prevent UV damage.
  • They provide better insulation.
  • They greatly reduce condensation.
  • They are low maintenance.
  • They save you money on energy bills.
  • They add value to your property.
  • They improve your home's security.
  • They provide better noise reduction.

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