Double Glazing Great Dunmow

Great Dunmow Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Great Dunmow Essex (CM6): Double glazing provides an excellent solution for keeping your home warm and ensuring that noise levels remain as low as possible. Double glazing has been around in Great Dunmow since the 1930's and has quickly become one of the most popular and enduring forms of glazing globally.

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Virtually every newly built house in Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow.

Single pane windows are notoriously inefficient when it comes to insulating your home in Great Dunmow. 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 Great Dunmow.

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 Great Dunmow. 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 Great Dunmow. 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 Great Dunmow. The glass is specifically designed to contain heat transference. Most double glazed windows in Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow, double glazed windows are an excellent selling point. Great Dunmow 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.

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 Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow, 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 Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow can appear daunting at first, the vast majority of companies offer a free quotation service. This means that it is a simple process for Great Dunmow 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 Great Dunmow 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 carried out in Great Dunmow and also nearby in: Bambers Green, Great Easton, Great Waltham, Barnston, Little Dunmow, Dunmow, Great Notley, Duckend Green, Little Easton, Felstead, Black Notley, Stebbing, Takeley, Churchend, Little Canfield, as well as in these postcodes CM6 1BZ, CM6 3WD, CM6 1ZS, CM6 1FH, CM6 1LU, CM6 1XU, CM6 1HP, CM6 1HQ, CM6 1AW, CM6 1AT. Locally based Great Dunmow double glazing services will likely have the postcode CM6 and the phone code 01371. Verifying this should confirm you access local providers of double glazing. Great Dunmow property owners are able to benefit from these and various other comparable services.

Essex Double Glazing Enquiries

Double Glazing Enquiries Essex

The latest Essex double glazing enquiries: Mr and Mrs Beer recently requested a price quote for seven double glazed windows on a detached property in Henham. Milo and Penny Polson recently enquired about the possibility of 8 double glazed windows on a terraced house in Point Clear, Essex. Kenny Burr and Selina Burr recently requested an estimate for ten double glazed windows on a detached property in Hadleigh. Lana Westwood recently enquired about 8 double glazed windows and a front door in Waltham Abbey. Lara and Gruffydd Downes recently enquired about the possibility of 10 double glazed windows and a back door on a bungalow in Rowhedge, Essex. Cali Parkinson and Reggie Parkinson recently asked for a price quote for 9 double glazed windows and a double glazed front door on a cottage in St Lawrence, Essex. Mr and Mrs Higgins recently requested a price quote for two double glazed doors on a property in Felsted, Essex. Codie Cotterill and Cassidy Cotterill recently enquired about the possibility of a double glazed door on a terraced house in Hadleigh, Essex. All of these Essex property owners conducted a search for "double glazing Essex" and discovered this page on either Bing, Yahoo or Google.

Great Dunmow Double Glazing Tasks

Great Dunmow Double Glazing Tasks

There are a number of different glazing related tasks that can be undertaken by your local Great Dunmow double glazing specialist including double glazing panel replacement, uPVC front doors, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed french doors, rooflight installation, cheap double glazing, replacement double glazed windows Great Dunmow, double glazed front doors, replacement double glazing, double-glazed orangeries in Great Dunmow, domestic double glazing, uPVC casement windows, FENSA certified installations, double glazed back doors, double glazed windows, conservatory installation in Great Dunmow, double glazed french door installation, double glazing repairs, double glazed bay windows in Great Dunmow, condensation between double glazing, bifold doors Great Dunmow, double-glazed extensions in Great Dunmow, double glazing sealing in Great Dunmow, FENSA certified double glazing, double glazed door adjustments, commercial double glazing, double glazing services in Great Dunmow, double glazing quotations, double glazed sash windows, uPVC double glazing in Great Dunmow, and lots more. These are just a small portion of the tasks that are handled by people specialising in double glazing. Great Dunmow companies will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of services.


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Also find: Little Dunmow double glazing, Churchend double glazing, Black Notley double glazing, Bambers Green double glazing, Little Canfield double glazing, Dunmow double glazing, Takeley double glazing, Great Easton double glazing, Barnston double glazing, Duckend Green double glazing, Great Waltham double glazing, Felstead double glazing, Stebbing double glazing, Great Notley double glazing, Little Easton double glazing and more. The majority of these places are serviced by companies who do double glazing. Great Dunmow home and property owners can get double glazing estimates by going here.

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Double Glazing Around Great Dunmow: In The Close, Buckingham Court, Harmans Yard, Woodlands Park Drive, Walnut Walk, Holly Close, Pine Avenue, Charters, Berbice Lane, Chelmsford Road, Flitch Industrial Estate, High Stile, Green Lane, David Wright Close, Kerridge Close, The Close, Deerhurst, Graces Lane, Newton Hall, The Broadway, Church Street, Pondfield, The Downs, Millers Croft, Oakroyd Avenue, White Street, Willow Road, Braintree Road, Croft Court, Tower View Drive, High Street, Springfields, Church Street, Church View, as well as these Great Dunmow area postcodes: CM6 1BZ, CM6 3WD, CM6 1ZS, CM6 1FH, CM6 1LU, CM6 1XU, CM6 1HP, CM6 1HQ, CM6 1AW, CM6 1AT, home and business owners have recently needed double glazing services. These places recently saw activity by experts in double glazing. Great Dunmow home and property owners enjoyed trusted and dependable double glazing services.

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