Double Glazing Margate

Margate Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Margate Kent (CT9): The installation of double glazing can help to improve security, reduce noise levels and enhance the energy efficiency of your home in Margate. These windows are produced using a double layer of glass with a gas filled layer, generally argon, between them, thus the expression 'double glazing'. This gas acts as an insulating material and delivers impressive sound proofing and thermal qualities for any property in Margate.

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If you have already got older double glazing in your house in Margate but are experiencing issues, such as draughts or condensation between the glass panes, the time may have come to consider upgrading your windows.

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Condensation takes place when small gaps appear in the seal around the glass, and warmer air from inside the property is allowed to enter the space between the glass panes. As the cooler exterior glass pane comes into contact with the warm air, moisture is formed as condensation. If this is happening frequently, particularly during the winter months, you can either replace the sealed unit, or get replacement double glazing.

An immediate improvement in the warmth and soundproofing will be seen if your property in Margate currently has single glazed windows and you switch to double glazed windows. You could also raise the value of your home (if you decide to sell), by making the upgrade to double glazing.


By using a specialist double glazing installer in Margate, you will be able obtain windows that both match the style of your choice and accentuate your house perfectly. Double glazing frames are available in a whole host of materials, sizes and colours, to suit traditional sash windows for older homes, to contemporary patio doors and casement windows.

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Hinged on one side, double glazed casement windows can open inwards or outwards depending on their design. This means they are easier to clean, and offer the possibility of adequate airflow during the summertime. If security is important to you, casement windows are also available in a tilt and turn style. Tilt and turn windows have an additional hinge to be able to open slightly. Improved security results, because to allow cool air to enter the room, they can be locked in position when only partly open.

To complement an older or period home in Margate, you can also buy double glazed sash windows with a traditional look. There are single hung designs where only one pane can be slid open, and double hung designs, where both panes are moveable. The sash windows of yesteryear had a reputation for poor standard of energy efficiency, however this issue has been largely alleviated with modern day double glazed designs, and in terms of thermal losses, there is very little difference between casement and sash windows nowadays.

An alternative may be a bay window, which looks wonderful and helps to bring a sense of space to even the smallest of rooms. If your Margate home has an existing bay window, exchanging it for a double glazed equivalent shouldn't be too difficult. The good thing about a bay window is the amount of light it lets into a room, and if you have a deep sill on the interior side, it makes for a perfect place to fit a window seat.

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Through the use of uPVC materials, modern day double glazed units can be made in virtually any colour. For a traditional look you can also have wooden frames, or for that contemporary feel even pick aluminium double glazing. Aluminium frames no longer have to be a grey, dull and rather bland looking frame for your double glazing, and can readily be coloured to suit your property.

All double glazing fitted today must come with a CE approval mark. This CE mark should be plainly visible inside the sealed glass panel and on the frame, and verifies the standard of both the glass and the frame itself. The CE logo is a necessary requirement for all doors and windows produced in the United Kingdom and within Europe. If your double glazing specialist in Margate doesn't use CE approved components they might be made using less stringent production standards and inferior materials. Although these poorer quality frames may be OK in some situations, you should always insist upon guaranteed double glazing that have CE approval for your property in Margate.


Finding an established double glazing specialist in Margate for your new windows can always begin with a recommendation from friends or family. These kinds of word of mouth testimonials can be valuable when searching for a company to give you an estimate, and can sometimes provide a good idea of the performance of a particular company. Try to contact at least three different firms when getting price quotes for double glazing in Margate. An experienced double glazing fitter should be happy to provide a free, no obligation quote in order to help you pick the ideal solution for your new doors and windows. Detailed measurements of your window and door frames will be obtained by the salesperson, so you will receive an accurate price for the task. It's always a wise idea to bear in mind that there may well be a little room for negotiation on the overall price, if your whole home in Margate is being double glazed.

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Once you're satisfied with a quoted price, and have decided on which company in Margate to hire, your brand new double glazed windows will be made-to-measure at the factory. According to the design of window, the number of doors and windows you need, the opening options and your frame type, this may take anywhere from a few days to several weeks. If you require planning permission, this should be organised, and a time frame for installation can be agreed between yourself and the company.

If your home is a listed building, has a restrictive covenant, is in a conservation area or is in an area such as the boundaries of a National Park, you might require planning permission. A reputable double glazing company will be happy to advise you on any restrictions and will have already done work in the Margate area, and so will know the legal requirements and necessities.

The time taken to install your windows will obviously be determined by how many doors and windows are involved. It normally takes less than 3 hours to put in a standard double glazed window unit. This includes removing the existing window and making true the frame for the new window to sit in. With very little disruption to you, a typical property in Margate can be completed in a day or so.


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

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Even though their being a member of such associations doesn't guarantee that nothing will go awry with the installation of your double glazing in Margate, it does give you confidence that the company you're using is qualified, experienced and complies with the required building regulations.

In the event of any disagreement between the two parties, these industry bodies offer some form of compensation or guarantee schemes, along with company warranty, and offer unbiased mediation where needed. It's always good to know that help can be sought if it is needed, although most double glazing installations in Margate are completed satisfactorily.


Even if the process has gone to plan during the installation there might be questions that need to be asked or advice needed afterwards. Most double glazing companies in Margate will offer a 10 year warranty on your new windows, and in case anything goes wrong many will also offer a callout and troubleshooting service. To see whether there is a free repair and callout period as part of their guarantee, it is advisable to check this beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Margate and also in: Westwood, Woodchurch, Northwood, Broadstairs, Birchington, Haine, St Lawrence, Reading Street, Garlinge, Manston, St Peters, Westgate-on-Sea, Kingsgate, Monkton, Northdown, Cliftonville, and in these postcodes CT9 1EF, CT9 1FB, CT10 3JA, CT9 1PU, CT8 8JJ, CT9 1HL, CT9 1FE, CT9 1NB, CT8 8RR, CT8 8RT. Locally based Margate double glazing services will likely have the telephone dialling code 01843 and the postcode CT9. Checking this should guarantee you access local providers of double glazing. Margate home and business owners can benefit from these and lots of other similar services.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

In case you have a cat, you might have considered putting in a cat flap in your double glazing. This can be a wonderful way to give your cat the freedom to enter and exit the house as they please, without you having to continuously open and close the door again and again.

It's important to remember, however, that installing a cat flap in double glazing isn't a do-it-yourself task. This complex process requires specialist tools and equipment. If you're not experienced in this kind of work, it is best 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 choose one that is the best fit for your needs. Some features you may want to consider include a microchip reader or a lock. For example, you may want a cat flap with a lock to prevent other animals from entering your house, or a cat flap with a microchip reader to allow only your cat to enter your home.

Once you have chosen a cat flap, a specialist cat flap fitter should be contacted. They will visit your home to assess the situation and measure the space for the cat flap. They can also advise you on the best kind of cat flap for your needs, taking into account your specific requirements.

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

The cat flap fitter will return to your home in Margate 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 fitter then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double-glazed unit, thereby preserving the unit's integrity and ensuring proper installation.

The device fitter will test the device to ensure proper operation and demonstrate its usage and settings. (47902 - Cat Flaps in Double Glazing)

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Also find: Manston double glazing, Garlinge double glazing, Northdown double glazing, Birchington double glazing, Reading Street double glazing, St Lawrence double glazing, Cliftonville double glazing, Westwood double glazing, St Peters double glazing, Monkton double glazing, Haine double glazing, Woodchurch double glazing, Kingsgate double glazing and more. Almost all of these towns and areas are served by double glazing experts. Householders in the area can get estimates by going here.

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