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Double Glazing Great Dunmow Essex (CM6): Putting double glazing into your home in Great Dunmow, can improve security, increase your home's energy efficiency and reduce noise. Double glazing refers to the way a window is made using 2 panes of glass with a gas filled layer, typically argon, between them. As it acts like insulation, this inert gas provides a property or home with incredible thermal and sound proofing qualities.

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If your home in Great Dunmow is already fitted with older double glazed windows, and you are living with issues like condensation or draughts, it might be a wise idea to now get some new replacement double glazing to bring your building up-to-date.

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Condensation takes place when a small gap appears in the seal around the glass, and warmer air from inside the property finds its way into the gap between the panes. As the warmer air makes contact with the cooler external pane of glass, moisture is formed, with condensation as the result. If this is happening regularly the time may have come to upgrade your existing windows.

An immediate improvement in the warmth and insulation from outside sounds will be experienced if your property in Great Dunmow currently has single glazed windows and you upgrade them to double glazed windows. Upgrading to double glazed windows may also help to raise you home's value when you decide to sell.


By using an experienced double glazing installer in Great Dunmow, you should be able to get double glazed windows that match the style of your choice and enhance your property perfectly. Whether you are looking for traditional sash windows for an older house in Great Dunmow, or modern casement windows and patio doors, double glazed units can be purchased in many different sizes, colours and materials to fit your needs.

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Opening outwards or inwards, double glazed casement windows have hinges on one side. This permits easier cleaning and also gives plenty of airflow during the summer. If security is crucial to you, double glazed casement windows are also made of a tilt and turn layout. Tilt and turn windows have a supplementary hinge to be able to open slightly. Improved security results, because to let a fresh breeze to flow into the room, they can be locked firmly in place when partly open.

To complement a period property in Great Dunmow, you can also buy double glazing sash windows with a traditional appearance. These can be double hung, where both panes can be slid open, or single hung, where only one sash moves. The sash windows of the past were known for their poor energy efficiency, but this problem has for the most part been reduced with contemporary double glazing designs, and when it comes to thermal losses, there's very little difference between casement and sash windows nowadays.

An alternative might be a bay window, which looks great and helps to bring a feeling of space to even the most modest of rooms. If your Great Dunmow home has an existing bay window, replacing it with an equivalent double glazed unit shouldn't be a problem. The huge amount of light that it allows into a room, is the main advantage of a bay window, and it's a great place to fit a window seat if you've got a deep sill on the interior side.

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Modern day double glazing window frames can be produced in almost any colour you desire through the use of uPVC materials. It is also possible to have wooden frames for a traditional feel, or aluminium for a more modern look. Today's aluminium frames can be coloured to blend in with your home and no longer have to be a dull, grey and rather bland looking frame for your double glazing.

All double glazed windows installed today should display the CE approval mark. This verifies the quality of the frame and of the glass and the mark should be visible on the inside of the sealed glass panel and on the frame. All doors and windows manufactured in the United Kingdom and the EU, must display the CE logo. Ensure that your double glazing company in Great Dunmow is using CE approved materials for manufacturing it's windows, or else they might be made to less stringent standards and with poor quality materials and components. Even though these poorer quality frames may be acceptable in certain situations, it is recommended that you insist on guaranteed double glazing with CE approval for your property in Great Dunmow.


Finding a good double glazing specialist in Great Dunmow for your new doors and windows can often start with recommendations from friends or neighbours. These kinds of word of mouth testimonials can be valuable when looking for a company to give you a price quote, and can often provide a good perception of the reliability and workings of a particular company. When asking for a quotation for double glazing in Great Dunmow, always try and contact at least three different companies. A free, no obligation quotation will be provided by an experienced double glazing installer, so that you're able to choose the best solution. Precise measurements of your door and window frames will be taken by the salesperson, so that you will be given an exact price for the job. It is always a good idea to remember that there may be a little room for negotiation on the total price, if your whole house in Great Dunmow is going to be double glazed.

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Once you've chosen your preferred double glazing company in Great Dunmow and have agreed on a price for your doors and windows, they'll be custom made in your desired style and colour. Subject to the style of window, your frame type, the opening options and the number of windows you require, this could take anywhere from several days to a few weeks. If planning permission is necessary, this should be applied for, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between yourself and the company.

Planning permission might be necessary if your home is a listed building, has a restrictive covenant, is close to a National Park or is in a conservation area. Understanding all the legal requirements and necessities, a reliable double glazing company will advise you on any local restrictions and will already have undertaken work in the Great Dunmow area.

How long it takes to install your new windows will obviously depend on how many windows and doors are involved. A regular modern double glazed window can be installed in less than three hours. Removing the old window is included in this time frame, as is trueing up the hole to take the new window. An average home can be finished over a couple of days with the minimum of disruption to you.


Any double glazing company in Great Dunmow worth their salt should be a member of the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme, the Glass and Glazing Federation, Trustmark, FENSA, or some other acknowledged industry association.

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Membership of such associations signifies that the company is qualified, experienced and follows the appropriate building regulations, but doesn't guarantee that nothing will go wrong during your double glazing installation.

These industry bodies also provide some form of compensation or guarantee schemes, along with the company guarantee, to ensure that in the event of any disagreement there's an unbiased mediation between the two parties. It's good to know that help is available if it's needed, although the vast majority of double glazing installations in Great Dunmow are completed satisfactorily.


There may be questions or advice needed afterwards, even if work has gone smoothly during your double glazing installation in Great Dunmow. Your double glazing should come with a warranty of up to 10 years, and many double glazing specialists in Great Dunmow will also offer a troubleshooting and callout service should anything go wrong with your new windows. To see whether there is a free repair and callout period as part of the warranty, it is advisable to check this beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Great Dunmow and also in: Duckend Green, Felstead, Great Notley, Great Easton, Barnston, Little Dunmow, Great Waltham, Bambers Green, Dunmow, Churchend, Little Easton, Little Canfield, Black Notley, Stebbing, Takeley, and in these postcodes CM6 1XP, CM6 1AD, CM6 1AY, CM6 1TN, CM6 1XB, CM6 1AJ, CM6 1BW, CM6 1BB, CM6 2PB, CM6 1UX. Locally based Great Dunmow double glazing installers will likely have the postcode CM6 and the phone code 01371. Checking this can confirm you access local providers of double glazing. Great Dunmow householders can utilise these and various other glazing related services.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

You might have pondered the possibility of fitting a cat flap in your double glazing, if you have a cat. 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 repeatedly.

Installing a cat flap in double glazing is not a DIY job, so it's important to keep this in mind. It is a complex procedure that requires specialized tools and equipment. 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, so you can pick one that is the best fit for your needs. Some features you might want to consider include a lock or a microchip reader.

Once you've selected a cat flap, you need to contact a specialist cat flap installer. They will come to your home to assess the situation and to measure the space where the cat flap will be installed. They will also be able to advise you on the best kind of cat flap for your needs.

The cat flap installer will then order a new double-glazed unit with a hole cut out for the cat flap. This will make sure that the cat flap is installed correctly and that the integrity of the double-glazed unit is not compromised.

The cat flap installer will return to your home in Great Dunmow to install the new double glazing unit once it has been delivered. This involves removing the old double glazing unit and installing the new one. The cat flap specialist then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double-glazed unit, ensuring that the integrity of the unit isn't compromised and that the cat flap is installed correctly.

To ensure your knowledge and confidence in operating the device, the flap installer will test it to ensure its proper operation and demonstrate its usage and settings. (47902 - Cat Flaps in Double Glazing)

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Also find: Great Easton double glazing, Black Notley double glazing, Barnston double glazing, Takeley double glazing, Duckend Green double glazing, Stebbing double glazing, Great Waltham double glazing, Churchend double glazing, Little Canfield double glazing, Felstead double glazing, Dunmow double glazing, Little Easton double glazing, Bambers Green double glazing, Little Dunmow double glazing and more. All of these places are serviced by double glazing companies. Homeowners in these areas can get double glazing estimates by going here.

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