Double Glazing Cowes

Cowes Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Cowes Isle of Wight (PO31): Putting double glazing into your home in Cowes, will enhance your home's energy efficiency, reduce noise and boost security. Double glazing describes the method of making the window using a double layer of glass with a gas layer, normally argon, between them. This inert gas acts as an insulating material and provides outstanding sound proofing and thermal qualities for any property in Cowes.

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It may be time to look at upgrading your windows, if you've already got older double glazing in your house in Cowes but are experiencing issues, such as draughts or condensation between the panels.

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Condensation takes place when a small gap appears in the sealed unit, and warm air from inside the property gets into the space between the window panes. As the cooler external glass pane comes into contact with the heated air, moisture is formed as condensation. If this is a regular occurrence, especially during the winter, you can either replace the sealed unit, or get replacement windows.

If your Cowes home has single glazing, changing to double glazed units will see an immediate improvement in the warmth and soundproofing. You could also enhance the value of your home (if you decide to sell), by upgrading to double glazing.


To find double glazed windows that satisfy your choice of style and match your home, you should use a specialist double glazing installer in the Cowes area. From modern casement windows and patio doors to traditional sash windows for older houses, double glazing units can be bought in a wide array of sizes, materials and colours.

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Having hinges on one side, double glazed casement windows can open inwards or outwards depending on the design. This means that they're easier to clean, and offer the possibility of ample airflow during the summer season. They're also available in a tilt and turn arrangement which adds another level of security where required. Tilt and turn double glazed windows have an additional hinge to be able to open a small amount. This adds extra security as they can be locked firmly in position when partially open to enable cool air to flow into the room.

There are also options available for double glazed sash windows with a more traditional look to complement a period home in Cowes. These can be found in both single hung and double hung versions, where either one or both sashes are able to be slid open. In times past sash windows weren't known for their energy efficiency, but modern day double glazing models have alleviated this issue and nowadays there is very little between sash and casement windows when it comes to thermal loss.

An alternative might be a bay window, which will look great and help to bring a sense of space to even the smallest of rooms. If your house in Cowes is already fitted with bay windows, you could replace them with equivalent double glazed frames. The good thing about a bay window is the quantity of light it allows into a room, and if you've got a sill that is sufficiently deep on the interior side, it's a great place to fit a window seat.

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Due to the development uPVC materials, practically any colour is possible in today's double glazed units. For a classic look you could also have timber frames, or for a more modern feel even opt for aluminium. Modern aluminium windows can easily be coloured to suit your property and no longer have to be a grey, dull and bland looking frame for your windows.

All double glazed windows installed today must come with a CE approval mark. This mark is proof of the standard of both the glass and the frame, and should be visible on the frame and inside the sealed glass unit. For all windows and doors produced in the United Kingdom and within Europe, the CE logo is a necessity. Make sure your double glazing specialist in Cowes is using CE approved materials for manufacturing it's windows, otherwise they may be made to less rigorous standards and using cheaper materials and components. It is always better to demand only using products that come with a CE approval and are backed by a guarantee.


Finding a first-rate double glazing company in Cowes for your new doors and windows can always start with a recommendation from friends and family. Word of mouth testimonials provide a perception of how a company works and can be priceless when hunting for potential companies to give you a price quote. When trying to get double glazing quotes in Cowes, always talk to at least 3 different firms, to get a selection of prices. A free, no obligation quote will be provided by a trustworthy double glazing fitter, so that you are able to choose the best solution for your home. So that you are given an exact price for the job, a saleperson will take detailed measurements of the door and window frames you are replacing. If you're having your whole house in Cowes double glazed, bear in mind that there may be some room for negotiation.

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When you've chosen your preferred double glazing specialist in Cowes and have agreed upon a price for your doors and windows, they'll be custom made in your desired style and colour. Depending on your frame type, the opening options, the amount of doors and windows you require and the design of window, this could take anywhere from a few days to several weeks. An installation time frame will be scheduled between you and the company, which should include a provision for getting planning permission when necessary.

You may need to apply for planning permission if your home is in a conservation area, has a restrictive covenant, is in an area such as the boundaries of a National Park or is a listed building. An established double glazing company will be able to advise you about any local restrictions and will likely have previously conducted work in the Cowes area, and will understand the legal necessities and requirements.

Your double glazing installation time will be determined by how many doors and windows are involved. It generally takes approximately three hours to put in a standard double glazed window. This will include the removing of the old window and trueing up the frame for the new window to sit in. A typical home in Cowes can be finished over a day or two with minimal disruption to you.


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

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Whilst their being affiliated with such trade bodies doesn't guarantee that nothing at all is going to go wrong with the installation of your double glazing in Cowes, it does assure you that the company you are hiring is qualified, experienced and complies with the required building regulations.

These trade associations also provide some form of compensation or guarantee schemes, along with the company warranty, to make certain that if there is any disagreement there is an unbiased arbitration between the 2 parties. Obviously, most double glazing installations in Cowes are completed satisfactorily, however it is always good to know that help is at hand if it's required.


There may be advice needed or questions afterwards, even when everything has gone smoothly during your window installation in Cowes. Your double glazing should come with a comprehensive guarantee of up to ten years, and most double glazing specialists in Cowes will also provide a callout and troubleshooting service should anything go wrong with your windows or doors. To find out if there is a free repair and callout period as part of their guarantee, it's wise to check this out beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Cowes and also in: East Cowes, Locksgreen, Wootton, Great Thorness, Cross Lane, Whippingham, Gurnard, Wootton Common, Porchfield, Littletown, Northwood, Binfield, Wootton Bridge, Fishbourne, Osborne, and in these postcodes PO31 7EQ, PO31 7HD, PO31 7QY, PO31 7AE, PO31 7JP, PO31 7DR, PO31 7FB, PO31 7AS, PO31 7QZ, PO31 7JN. Local Cowes double glazing services will likely have the postcode PO31 and the telephone dialling code 01983. Verifying this can ensure you're accessing locally based providers of double glazing. Cowes property owners can utilise these and lots of other similar services.

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Cowes Double Glazing Tasks

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Double Glazing Enquiries Isle of Wight

Latest Isle of Wight double glazing customer enquiries: Craig Reeve and Sabrina Reeve recently asked for a quotation for 9 double glazed windows and a double glazed back door on a detached property in Rookley, Isle of Wight. Barnaby Rowley from Brading asked "are there any reliable double glazing installers near me?". Vincent Haddock from Bembridge needed to have some soundproof double glazing fitted in his home. Fred Mansell recently asked for a quote for 8 double glazed windows and a double glazed door in Wootton Bridge. Lily Osman recently enquired about getting a price for two double glazed doors on a detached property in Arreton, Isle of Wight. Elina Toland and Darius Toland recently requested a price quote for six double glazed windows and a double glazed back door on a cottage in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Teo Donovan and Lily-Rose Donovan recently asked for a quotation for two double glazed doors in Lake. Nikhil and Anaya Willis recently enquired about a double glazed patio door on a cottage in Bembridge. All these Isle of Wight home owners conducted a search for "double glazing Isle of Wight" and located this webpage on Google, Bing or Yahoo.


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Also find: Fishbourne double glazing, Wootton double glazing, Cross Lane double glazing, Binfield double glazing, Whippingham double glazing, East Cowes double glazing, Littletown double glazing, Gurnard double glazing, Locksgreen double glazing, Osborne double glazing, Porchfield double glazing, Great Thorness double glazing, Wootton Common double glazing and more.

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Double Glazing Around Cowes: Double glazing services were recently needed by folks living in Baring Road, The Ridge, Terminus Road, Blackberry Lane, Thetis Road, Chessell Close, Three Gates Road, Shore Path, Solent View Road, The Avenue, The Grove, Shooters Hill, Birmingham Road, The Green, Bellevue Road, Broadfields Avenue, Denmark Road, Churchill Road, The Yard, Bay View Road, Castle Hill, Admiral Gardens, Baring Drive, Stephenson Road, Albert Road, Stones Close, St Andrews Street, Debourne Close and these Cowes postcodes: PO31 7EQ, PO31 7HD, PO31 7QY, PO31 7AE, PO31 7JP, PO31 7DR, PO31 7FB, PO31 7AS, PO31 7QZ, PO31 7JN. Work was accomplished in these areas by experts in double glazing. Cowes householders enjoyed the benefits of trusted and dependable double glazing services.

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(This double glazing Cowes article was revised and updated on 19-09-2023)