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Christchurch Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Christchurch Dorset (BH23): Double glazed windows can increase your home's energy efficiency, reduce noise and boost security. Double glazing refers to the way a window is made using 2 panes of glass with a gas filled layer, generally argon, between them. Acting like insulation, this inert gas delivers tremendous sound proofing and thermal qualities for any home or property.

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If your house in Christchurch is already fitted with older style double glazed windows, and you are faced with problems like condensation or draughts, it may be a good idea to now get new replacement double glazing to get your building back in shape.

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Condensation occurs when small gaps appear in the sealed unit, and heated air from inside the home finds its way into the gap between the panes. As the colder external pane of glass comes into contact with the heated air, moisture droplets form as condensation. If this happens frequently the time may have come to change your existing windows.

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


To find double glazed windows that satisfy your choice of style and match your property, you can hire a professional double glazing fitter in the Christchurch area. From contemporary casement windows and patio doors to traditional sash windows for older houses, double glazing frames can be found in a wide range of sizes, colours and materials.

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Opening inwards or outwards, double glazed casement windows are hinged on one side only. This permits easier cleaning and also provides ample airflow during the summer. For extra security, casement windows can also come in a tilt and turn design. The addition of an extra hinge allows tilt and turn double glazed windows to open to a limited degree. Increased security is the result, because to allow cool air to enter the room, they can be locked in place when only partially open.

For a more traditional look to suit a period home in Christchurch, there are double glazed sash windows available. These can be bought in both single hung and double hung styles, where either one or both panes can move. During the past sash windows were not known for their energy efficiency, but modern double glazed models have lessened this issue and now there's hardly any difference between casement windows and sash windows in terms of thermal loss.

Bay windows look great and can bring a feeling of space to a room. If your home in Christchurch already has a bay window, you could replace it with an equivalent double glazed frame. The advantage of a bay window is the amount of light it allows into a room, and if you've got a deep sill on the inside, it's an ideal place to have a window seat installed.

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With the use of uPVC materials, modern double glazing frames can be made in almost any colour. For a more contemporary feel you could pick aluminium double glazing, or for the classic look - timber frames units. Modern aluminium frames can be coloured to match your home and no longer have to be a bland, grey and rather dull looking frame for your windows.

All new double glazed windows must come with a CE approval mark. This verifies the standard of the glass and of the frame and the CE mark should be plainly visible inside the sealed glass panel and on the frame. For all windows and doors made in the United Kingdom and within Europe, the CE logo is a requirement. If CE approved materials aren't used by your Christchurch double glazing firm, they may be using cheaper components and making their windows using less rigorous specifications. Even though these might be acceptable for certain uses, it is best to demand only using products that come with CE approval and are backed by a warranty.


Finding a decent double glazing specialist in Christchurch for your new windows and doors can often begin with a recommendation from friends and family. This can be valuable when hunting for companies to give you a quotation, and word of mouth testimonials provide an insight into how a company performs. When getting a quote for double glazing in Christchurch, always try and get in touch with at least three different firms. An established double glazing installer should be willing to give you a free, no obligation quote in order to help you choose the right solution for your new doors and windows. So that you get an exact price for the task, a saleperson will obtain precise measurements of the door and window frames you're upgrading. It's always a good idea to remember that there may well be a bit of room for negotiation on the price, if your entire house in Christchurch is going to be double glazed.

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As soon as you have selected the best double glazing specialist in Christchurch and have agreed upon a price for the doors and windows, they'll be custom made in your desired style and colour. This process could take from several days to a few weeks subject to your frame type, the opening options, the number of windows you require and the style of window. If planning permission is required, this should be applied for, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between you and the company.

It's possible that you may need planning permission if your property is listed, is in a conservation area, is close to a National Park or has a restrictive covenant. Having already done work in the Christchurch area, a trustworthy double glazing specialist will know the legal necessities and requirements, and will be happy to advise you on any restrictions.

The installation time of your double glazing will obviously be determined by how many windows are being installed. A good installer will fit a modern double glazed window in about 3 hours. Taking out the existing window is included in this time frame, as is preparing the hole that the new window sits in. With minimal disruption to you, a normal property can be completed in a day or so.


An established double glazing company should be associated with at least one trade body or association such as FENSA, the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme, Trustmark or the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) to name but a few.

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Accreditations from such organisations signifies that the company is experienced, qualified and complies with the appropriate building regulations, but does not necessarily guarantee that nothing will go wrong during your double glazing installation.

These industry bodies also offer some type of compensation or guarantee schemes, on top of the company warranty, to make certain that if there is any argument there is an impartial arbitration between the two parties. Obviously, the majority of double glazing installations in Christchurch are completed with no issues, however it is always good to know that help is at hand if it's required.


Even with window installations that have gone smoothly and without hitches, advice may be needed afterwards, and questions might need to be asked. Double glazing companies in Christchurch will normally offer a ten year guarantee on your new windows, and in the event that anything goes wrong many will also offer a callout and troubleshooting service. To see if there's a free callout and repair period as part of the guarantee, it's advisable to check this out beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Christchurch and also in: Walkford, Jumpers Common, Tuckton, Stanpit, Mudeford, Purewell, Sopley, Boscombe, Pokesdown, Somerford, Hurn, Iford, Bournemouth, Highcliffe, Wick, Poole, Winkton, Burton, Southbourne, together with these postcodes BH23 1BS, BH23 1JH, BH23 1AB, BH23 1JU, BH23 1QQ, BH23 1BP, BH23 1AT, BH23 1LJ, BH23 1DT, BH23 1LU. Locally based Christchurch double glazing services will probably have the dialling code 01202 and the postcode BH23. Checking this out should make sure that you're accessing local providers of double glazing. Christchurch property owners are able to benefit from these and numerous other glazing related services.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

If you own a cat, you have possibly considered fitting a cat flap to your double glazing. This is a great way to let your cat come and go as they please, without you having to keep opening and closing the door for them.

However, it is important to be aware that installing a cat flap in double glazing isn't a do-it-yourself task. Specialist equipment and tools are needed for this complex procedure. If you lack experience in this sort of work, it is advisable to hire a specialist cat flap fitter.

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 pick one that is the best fit for your needs. Some features you may want to consider include a lock or a microchip reader. For example, you may want a cat flap with a lock to prevent other animals from entering your property.

Once you've chosen a cat flap, it is advisable to contact a specialist cat flap installer. 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 style 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 preserving the unit's integrity and ensuring the cat flap's proper installation.

Once the new double-glazed unit has arrived, the cat flap installer will revisit your home in Christchurch to install it. This involves removing the old double glazing unit and replacing it with the new one. The cat flap fitter then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double glazing unit.

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

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There is a range of glazing related work that can be accomplished by your local Christchurch double glazing fitter including replacement double glazed windows Christchurch, commercial double glazing Christchurch, double glazed window locks, bay & bow windows in Christchurch, double glazed door adjustments Christchurch, double glazed doors, repairs to blown double glazing Christchurch, double glazing panel replacement, quotes for double glazing Christchurch, residential double glazing Christchurch, double glazed door repairs, the installation of double glazing Christchurch, double glazed window fitting, double glazing grants, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed door fitting, retrofit double glazing Christchurch, FENSA certified double glazing installation in Christchurch, rooflight installation, double glazed french doors, double glazed patio doors, condensation between double glazing in Christchurch, noise reduction double glazing Christchurch, tinted double glazing in Christchurch, flush sash windows, double glazing services, uPVC casement windows, double glazing installation, double glazed french door installation in Christchurch, double glazing repairs Christchurch, double glazed back doors, cheap double glazing Christchurch, conservatory installation in Christchurch, FENSA certified double glazing Christchurch, aluminium windows in Christchurch, and more. These are just a few of the activities that are conducted by people specialising in double glazing. Christchurch specialists will inform you of their full range of double glazing services.

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Let's be honest, the majority of home refurbishments or garden makeovers in Christchurch often create quite a bit of waste. Varying amounts of waste will be created by double glazing installation, depending on your individual circumstances. If the tradesman you use doesn't take care of the waste removal, and it has not been included on your quote, this is something that you're going to have to deal with.

Whether you are left with doing this job yourself, or the tradesperson is dealing with it, a skip will sometimes be required. You ought to be able to get a skip that is suitable for you, given that they come in a multitude of sizes. For smaller projects you can choose skip bags and mini-skips, for larger home improvements and garden clearances there are midi-skips and standard builders skips, and for commercial use or really massive projects, roll-on roll-off skips are the best solution.

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Also find: Tuckton double glazing, Somerford double glazing, Walkford double glazing, Southbourne double glazing, Winkton double glazing, Wick double glazing, Highcliffe double glazing, Boscombe double glazing, Hurn double glazing, Purewell double glazing, Mudeford double glazing, Burton double glazing, Stanpit double glazing, Sopley double glazing, Iford double glazing, Jumpers Common double glazing, Pokesdown double glazing and more. All these towns and villages are covered by companies who do double glazing. Property owners in these localities can get price quotes by clicking here.

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Other Tradespeople in Christchurch Dorset: Obviously, whenever you're doing home improvements and repairs in Christchurch, Dorset, you will probably be in need of all sorts of different tradespeople and together with a double glazing specialist in Christchurch, Dorset, you may also need bricklayers in Christchurch, a conservatory installer in Christchurch, tiling in Christchurch, plasterers in Christchurch, stone & brick cleaning in Christchurch, repointing in Christchurch, a building contractor in Christchurch, an electrician in Christchurch, damp proofing in Christchurch, a handyman in Christchurch, painters and decorators in Christchurch, waste removal in Christchurch, soundproofing in Christchurch, a scaffolder in Christchurch, rendering in Christchurch, SKIP HIRE in Christchurch, carpenters in Christchurch, and other different Christchurch tradesmen.

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