Double Glazing Cheltenham

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Double Glazing Cheltenham Gloucestershire (GL50): If you are in the market for replacement windows for your home in Cheltenham, one of the main reasons is likely because you want to increase your home's heating and cooling efficiency. One of the simplest and most cost effective ways you can do this is by opting for double glazed windows. Double glazing is one of the best things you can do to save money on heating bills; plus, you gain several other attractive benefits as well.

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Virtually every newly built house in Cheltenham has double glazing fitted as standard and most other houses have had some kinds of double glazing fitted at some point. This is for very simple reasons. double glazing insulates a house and keeps in the heat.

Double glazing works by, in effect, actually giving your home three layers of protection. While single glazing will have just the one pane of glass between your home and the outside world, with double glazing, you will get a pane of glass, a trapped layer of air and another pane of glass, making it very good at insulating. Trapped layers of air are an incredible effective way of insulating anything, which is why of you wear several light layers on a cold day you will be warmer than wearing just one, because they trap layers of air between them.

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In order for double glazing to insulate effectively, they must be air tight. A drying agent is used when the windows are manufactured, to ensure that no moisture exists between the panes of glass. If you see condensation on the inside of double glazed windows, it means that the seal has been broken. A broken seal makes it impossible for your windows to keep warm and cool air from escaping from your home in Cheltenham.

Single pane windows are notoriously inefficient when it comes to insulating your home in Cheltenham. It is estimated that 60 percent of the average home's heat transfer occurs because of single pane windows. Double glazing significantly reduces this heat transfer - on average, it can save you about 12 percent on your annual energy costs. This means that your savings will pay for the cost of buying double glazed windows very quickly.

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Double glazing is environmentally friendly. Home heating and cooling is responsible for about 28 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions - double glazed windows serve to significantly reduce these emissions, limiting your home's impact on the environment. Combined with the significant reduction in energy loss, this makes replacing your single pane windows with double glazed windows an excellent choice for your home in Cheltenham.

One of the most dramatic benefits of double glazing is the reduction in noise pollution. When you replace your single pane windows with double glazed windows, you will hear less street noise and other sounds from outside your home in Cheltenham. This makes your time at home quieter and more peaceful, allowing you to more fully enjoy home ownership.

Double glazing is also a lot safer - it is much harder to break then single glass as it is usually toughened. In addition, the PVC surrounds on double glazing are more durable than wood and do not rot in the sale way that wood does.

Let's take a look at the main components of a double glazed surface area.


Since glass was first invented, people have loved its functionality and beauty. By keeping the elements out and letting the light in, glass provides the perfect visual solution for your home in Cheltenham. The glass used in double glazing needs to be a very specific kind to ensure that maximum insulation, noise reduction and light is achieved. Glass will generally need to be 4mm thick. Glass may be clear, tinted or coated, depending on the specific function required of the double glazing.

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Tinted glass undergoes a specific treatment that allows the glass to cope with thermal stress, storms and to encourage the reabsorption of heat for highly effective insulation. Coated glass for the purposes of double glazing involves a polyester film that is placed over the glass surface. Double glazed windows that are coated may have a reflective finish or a mirror finish.

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The two glass panes are separated by a small segment that allows the air between the two panes to be sealed and to become a vacuum. When a vacuum exists, heat will not travel and disperse - this is how double glazed windows prevent the home from becoming too cold. The spacers themselves are made from non-conductive materials such as foam to prevent heat escaping from the window.

Building the Double Glazed Window

Double glazed windows are customized to fit the particular space requirements. It is also possible to purchase factory standard sizes. The double glazed panes are created and then spacers for each panel are cut and fit to the correct size. The glass panes are carefully cleaned with a special fluid that ensures the surface remains clear. Then, an adhesive is placed on both opposing sides of the spacer and the glass panels are attached. The outside edges of the panel are sealed using silicon adhesive. The glass is coated or finished according to the manufacturing specifications.

How Effective is Double Glazing

Double glazing provides great insulation for your home in Cheltenham. The glass is specifically designed to contain heat transference. Most double glazed windows in Cheltenham will last for around 25 years and continue to function effectively, so it is a good idea to buy windows that have a long warranty. If double glazed windows are particularly exposed to the elements, they may not last quite as long. There are many highly beautiful double glazed window and door options available, and it is wise to undertake some market research in order to get the best value for your money. Double glazing comparison sites are a good place to begin.

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If you are planning on selling your home in Cheltenham, double glazed windows are an excellent selling point. Cheltenham homes that feature double glazed windows typically sell much faster, and for higher prices, than homes with single pane windows. This is because they are more attractive, and will allow the new owner to save money on heating and cooling costs.

Types of Double Glazing in Cheltenham

The most common type of double glazed window in Cheltenham is unplasticised polyvinyl chloride, also known as UPVC, double glazing. UPVC has the best insulating properties, and it is typically the least expensive. In most cases, UPVC windows pay for themselves in a matter of a few years simply by the amount of money they save on energy bills. The frames for these windows are typically white but can occasionally be found in other colors. Presently they are the most common type of replacement windows in Cheltenham due to their low cost and energy efficient qualities.

Aluminum double glazing is another popular option. These are not quite as efficient for insulation purposes, but they are still leaps and bounds ahead of single pane windows and can save homeowners in Cheltenham money on their heating and cooling bills. In many cases these windows are chosen for older Cheltenham homes more often than UPVC because they are more aesthetically pleasing. They are available in a wide variety of colors that will fit into any home in Cheltenham.

The most expensive option is wooden double glazing. Wooden double glazed windows typically are custom made to order, and they are used more frequently used in new construction than as replacement windows. While they look very nice, the higher cost is less than appealing to many buyers in Cheltenham. In addition, wooden window frames require much more maintenance then their UPVC or aluminum counterparts.

And of course, double glazing is not just for windows. There are patio doors, French windows and front and back doors as well. The beauty of this is the fact that homeowners in Cheltenham are now able to obtain a uniform look across their whole house, with matching windows, doors and patio doors. This will add greater warmth and security as well as making the property look a lot smarter.

There is a myriad of choices when it comes to double glazing installers in Cheltenham, who to buy it from and what to choose. The options are almost endless and long gone are the days when a homeowner had to buy the same conformist windows as everyone else. Nowadays, double glazing in Cheltenham can be tailored to meet the individual needs of each house, to reflect the homeowners' style and to fit in with the rest of the street as much as is needed.

Although looking at the lists of companies which offer double glazing in Cheltenham can appear daunting at first, the vast majority of companies offer a free quotation service. This means that it is a simple process for Cheltenham homeowners to call up a raft of companies and ask them to come and give than an estimate. As this is usually a no obligation service it allows homeowners to shop around until they find the best firm for them. But beware and do not go with the cheapest offer just because of price. Look at everything else the company offers, including after care and insurance. You will also be able to ask which nearby Cheltenham houses the company has fitted windows on and go and have a look at those to see if the windows are the sort of work you would be expecting.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Cheltenham and also in: Rowanfield, Whaddon, Battledown, Staverton, Benhall, Prestbury, Leckhampton, Lynworth, Swindon Village, Uckington, Warden Hill, Alstone, Southam, Pittville, Charlton Kings, Montpelier, Shurdington, and in these postcodes GL50 2AP, GL50 2EW, GL50 2EJ, GL50 1XA, GL50 1QG, GL50 1PY, GL50 1HA, GL50 2AW, GL50 2EP, GL50 1UG. Locally based Cheltenham double glazing installers will most likely have the phone code 01242 and the postcode GL50.

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Cheltenham Double Glazing Tasks

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Double Glazing Enquiries Gloucestershire

Recently posted Gloucestershire double glazing enquiries: Ronnie and Bartosz Copeland recently asked for a quotation for a double glazed back door on a bungalow in Bream, Gloucestershire. Catherine and Zachary Hicks recently enquired about 9 double glazed windows on a cottage in Randwick. Nicola Shipley recently requested a quotation for nine double glazed windows in Sling, Gloucestershire. Jorgie Rodgers recently enquired about the possibility of ten double glazed windows and a double glazed front door on a detached house in Clifton. Mr and Mrs Ralph recently requested a price quote for four double glazed windows and a front door in Hanham, Gloucestershire. Eva Price recently asked for a quote for double glazed french doors in Kings Stanley. Esmai Cornock and Colton Cornock recently requested an estimate for six double glazed windows and a double glazed front door in Charfield, Gloucestershire. Huw and Karolina Andrews recently enquired about the possibility of five double glazed windows on a detached house in Ruspidge.

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There is likely to be a fair amount of waste produced when you're undertaking any sort of garden revamps or home improvements in Cheltenham. Double glazing installation is not like putting in a house extension, where massive amounts of waste can result, however there may still be some waste to deal with. It may be the case that the removal of waste is mentioned in your quote, since many double glazing companies are happy to remove waste as part of the project. Ensure that you establish this, as you may well be stuck with handling your own waste removal.

If this task is being left for you to do, you could look into hiring a skip. Skips come in a range of different sizes, so you ought to be able to get one that's perfect for you. You can choose between a mini-skip (2-3 yrds), a midi-skip (4-5 yds), a builders skip (6-8 yds), or a roll-on-roll-off skip (20-25 yds), or you can even go with the skip bag option.

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Also find: Whaddon double glazing, Lynworth double glazing, Rowanfield double glazing, Alstone double glazing, Warden Hill double glazing, Montpelier double glazing, Leckhampton double glazing, Battledown double glazing, Uckington double glazing, Shurdington double glazing, Benhall double glazing, Staverton double glazing, Southam double glazing, Pittville double glazing, Swindon Village double glazing, Charlton Kings double glazing, Prestbury double glazing and more.

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Other Tradespeople in Cheltenham Gloucestershire: Undoubtedly, whenever you're doing home improvements in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, you'll likely be in need of all sorts of different tradesmen and aside from double glazed windows in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, you could also need brick & stone cleaning in Cheltenham, an electrician in Cheltenham, scaffolding in Cheltenham, carpenter & joiner in Cheltenham, painters and decorators in Cheltenham, damp proofing in Cheltenham, plasterers in Cheltenham, a handyman in Cheltenham, a tiler in Cheltenham, pebble dashing in Cheltenham, soundproofing in Cheltenham, repointing in Cheltenham, a conservatory installer in Cheltenham, bricklayers in Cheltenham, SKIP HIRE in Cheltenham, waste removal in Cheltenham, a building contractor in Cheltenham, and other different Cheltenham tradesmen.

Double Glazing Around Cheltenham: In Andover Road, Cleeve Road, Badgeworth Road, Arlingham, Southfield Approach, Cornfield Drive, Beechmore Drive, Beaufort Cottages, Cleevelands Close, Dorrington Walk, Bunkers Hill, Sandford Road, The Chesils, Tivoli Road, Compton Rise, Berkeley Place, Sandringham Court, Beaumont Drive, Churchill Road, Barrow, Bowen Close, St Georges Road, Springbank Road, Ashway, Aldridge Close, The Alders, Birch Close, Cranford Close, Berwick Road, St Nicholas Drive, as well as these local Cheltenham postcodes: GL50 2AP, GL50 2EW, GL50 2EJ, GL50 1XA, GL50 1QG, GL50 1PY, GL50 1HA, GL50 2AW, GL50 2EP, GL50 1UG, householders have just recently needed double glazing services.

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