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Double Glazing Pitsea Essex (SS13): Installing or updating your double glazed windows in Pitsea will not just reduce your energy costs, but double glazing can also make your home quieter, cleaner, greener and more energy efficient, which means that you're helping the environment.

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The benefits of double glazed windows are simple; double glazing lowers your energy bills, lessens your carbon footprint and saves you money.

Save on energy bills by replacing all of the single glazed windows in your property in Pitsea with energy efficient glazing. This will save you approximately £135 annually on your energy bills.

Reduce your carbon footprint by cutting down on the power used to heat up your house in Pitsea, as less heat will escape through your windows. You'll create less carbon dioxide (CO2) which is what causes global warming.

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Be far more comfy in your Pitsea house as energy efficient double glazing cuts heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.

More tranquility because as well as keeping the heat in, energy efficient double glazed windows will insulate your dwelling in Pitsea against unwanted outside noise.

Lessen condensation because energy efficient double glazing decreases condensation build-up on the interior of your windows.

The costs and savings of double glazing will vary for each home and each window, depending on the material, size, style and installer. However on average, fitting double glazed windows to your home in Pitsea can save approximately £135 annually on your heating bills, as well as saving something like 720 kilograms of CO2 (carbon dioxide). Double glazing will help you to lessen your carbon footprint.

Double glazing saves energy and reduces your heating bills.

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Over 18% of the heat your home loses is lost through the windows. Heat that is lost through this ways means that energy is wasted, and money is wasted. If less heat escapes from your home in Pitsea, you can save energy and save money.

Environmentally friendly double-glazing reduces heat loss and also lowers condensation and noise problems. The installation of energy efficient double glazing in your Pitsea home could mean savings of around £135 on bills annually if your whole-house single glazing is replaced with double glazed doors and windows.

All homes lose a certain amount of heat through their windows. Putting in energy efficient glazing is an effective way of bringing down your energy bills and keeping your Pitsea property warmer and quieter.

Double glazed windows use two panes of glass with a gap in between which creates an insulating barrier, while triple glazed windows have three sheets of glass. Both solutions can deliver a good level of energy efficiency. It is not the case that you must use triple glazing to gain the most energy efficient window.

Energy efficient windows are available in a number of frame styles and materials. They also have different levels of energy efficiency, subject to how well they stop heat from passing through the window, what amount of sunlight gets through the glass, and how little air can leak in or out around the window.

Some window and door manufacturers helpfully use a window energy rating scheme to show the energy efficiency of their product. This is much like the one you would have seen on domestic appliances such as your fridge, or washing machine. A-rated windows are the most efficient. To check a window's energy efficiency before you purchase it, look for the energy label.

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The Benefits

  • Peace and quiet: as well as keeping the heat in, energy efficient windows insulate your Pitsea home against unwanted outside noise.
  • Replacement windows and double glazing come in a range of styles and designs and there are particular features you should look out for to increase energy efficiency.
  • Reduced condensation: energy efficient glazing reduces condensation build-up on the inside of windows.
  • Smaller energy bills: replacing all single glazed windows with energy efficient glazing could save you around £135 per year on your energy bills.
  • The costs and savings of double glazing will be different for each home and each window, depending on the size, material and installer. You could save up to £135 a year on your energy bills and up to 720kg of CO2 a year.
  • A smaller carbon footprint: by using less fuel, you'll generate less of the carbon dioxide (CO2) that leads to global warming.
  • A more comfortable home in Pitsea: energy efficient glazing reduces heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.

To find the appropriate double glazing windows for your property in Pitsea, ask the following questions:

"How energy efficient are the windows?"

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When selecting replacement windows in Pitsea, you can find their energy efficiency by looking at the Energy Saving Trust Recommended logo and BFRC energy label. The Energy Saving Trust endorses any double glazing windows rated C or above. The higher the energy rating, the more energy efficient it is. Sadly, at this time there's no obligation for double glazing producers to label their products, however by picking a high rated double glazed window you can be certain that you'll be buying the most efficient.

How many layers of glass do you actually need?

Double glazing has two sheets of glass with a space of approximately 16mm between them. There is also the option of triple glazing, which has 3 layers of glass. Both A rated double and tripled-glazed windows are available for installation in Pitsea.

What kind of glass is best?

The most energy efficient glass for double glazed windows is low emissivity (Low-E) glass. This often has an undetectable covering of metal oxide, normally on one of the interior panes - next to the space. It lets heat and sunlight in but cuts the quantity of heat that can get out again.

What is between the glass panes?

Extremely efficient double glazing windows might use gases like xenon, krypton or argon in the void between the 2 glass panes.

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What keeps the sheets of glass apart?

All double glazed windows have pane spacers attached around the inside edges to keep the 2 glass panes apart. For a more efficient window, watch out for pane spacers containing little or no metal - often referred to as "warm edge" spacers.

The BFRC window energy rating system checks all the components to make sure the final window attains the energy efficiency standard stated. That means you simply need to watch out for the A-G ratings and keep in mind A is the best! Alternatively, just keep an eye open for the Energy Saving Trust Recommended logo which is only found on double glazed windows which are C rated or above.

Which frame is better for your home in Pitsea?

The type of frame you pick will depend on your home and your personal preference. For all frame materials there are double glazed windows offered in each energy rating.

  • uPVC frames are the most common type. They last a long time and can be recycled.
  • Wooden frames can have a lower environmental impact, but require maintenance. They are often used in conservation areas where the original windows were timber framed.
  • Composite frames have an inner timber frame covered with aluminium or plastic. This reduces the need for maintenance and keeps the frame weatherproof
  • Aluminium or steel frames are slim and long-lasting. They can be recycled.

Is ventilation needed?

As replacement windows in Pitsea will be far more airtight than the original single glazed frames, condensation may accumulate in your house because of reduced ventilation.

If there is not an adequate level of background ventilation in the room, some replacement windows have trickle vents incorporated into the frame that allow in a small amount of controlled ventilation.

Condensation can sometimes occur on the outside of new low-e glazing. This is because low-e glass reflects heat back into the property and as a result the outside pane remains cool and condensation can build up in cold weather - this is not an issue.

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When to improve your double glazing in Pitsea.

Most properties in Pitsea now have double glazing installed, but what some folks don't realise is that double glazing (like anything else needs to be maintained and from time to time replaced, if you have had double glazed windows for many years.

Mist or condensation inside the glass.

If there's moisture inside the panes of glass, it often means that the seal has broken, letting new moisture in. This means it is usually time to replace your double glazed windows. "If it is steamed up and there is condensation, it's usually had it, and the pane will need to be replaced," says a local Pitsea expert.

"My windows have gone a dull yellow colour."

The PVC becoming discoloured over time does not mean that the quality of the double glazing has been compromised. You can often find special paints to re-paint the frames of your windows in Pitsea. Most manufacturers nowadays guarantee against discolouration but not against minor dulling and fading.

"The window hinges are too tight and they're difficult to open."

If you carefully examine the hinge, you should see a small brass screw. This is called the tensioning screw and if you loosen it a little bit, the problem should be solved. If this does not work, your local glass outlet or double glazing repair company (see local paper ads or Yellow Pages) will usually replace the hinge for you.

"The hinges on my windows are much too loose and my windows slam open when opened."

If you examine the hinge closely, you will notice a small brass screw. This is the tensioning screw and if you tighten it fractionally, the problem should be resolved. If this does not work, your local glass shop or double glazing repair company (see Yellow Pages or local paper ads) can usually fit a new hinge for you.

"There is a draught coming through my windows."

Firstly, check for a slightly bent hinge, a loose handle or a hinge where a screw or rivet has become loosened. If it is none of these things it may be time to replace your windows, although it is worth contacting your local Pitsea repair company first to see if the window can be repaired.

Double glazing can last for many years, but like most things is susceptible to 'wear and tear'. Before hiring a double glazing specialist in Pitsea to replace your windows, get several quotes to ensure you are getting a good deal, and only go with approved and registered Pitsea double glazing installers, who offer a warranty for their windows and work.


Double Glazing work can be done in Pitsea and also in: South Benfleet, Rayleigh, Bowers Gifford, Hadleigh, Rawreth, Stanford-le-Hope, Langdon Hills, Canvey Island, Wickford, Laindon, Corringham, Fobbing, Basildon, Horndon on the Hill, Vange, North Benfleet, together with these postcodes SS13 2AR, SS13 2NS, SS13 3RL, SS13 3BG, SS13 3AH, SS13 3RF, SS13 3NY, SS13 2NZ, SS13 2DY, SS13 3RA. Locally based Pitsea double glazing services will most likely have the postcode SS13 and the telephone code 01268. Checking this will confirm that you are accessing locally based providers of double glazing. Pitsea home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and countless other glazing related services.

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There are a whole host of glazing related tasks that can be undertaken by your local Pitsea double glazing fitter including double-glazed extensions, window replacement, double glazed doors, replacement double glazing, uPVC double glazed windows, commercial double glazing in Pitsea, uPVC double glazing, flush sash windows, domestic double glazing Pitsea, double glazed french doors in Pitsea, double glazing replacement, double glazed front doors Pitsea, double glazing sealing in Pitsea, window installation, bay & bow windows in Pitsea, double glazed back doors in Pitsea, double glazing installation Pitsea, rooflights, FENSA certified installations Pitsea, double glazing services, bifold doors, replacement double glazed windows Pitsea, double glazed patio doors, double glazed door repairs, FENSA certified double glazing, conservatories, cheap double glazing, residence 9 windows Pitsea, uPVC front doors, condensation between double glazing, and more. Listed are just a handful of the duties that are accomplished by those installing double glazing. Pitsea professionals will tell you about their whole range of services.

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Garden makeovers and home refurbishments make us feel a lot better about ourselves and our properties in Pitsea, but even so, as with most things that make us feel great there are downsides, and in this case it is the heaps of waste that are generated. When it comes to double glazing installation in Pitsea, it will depend on the extent and specifics of your project. Sometimes there'll be a lot of waste, other times very little. It may be the case that waste removal is referred to in your quote, because many tradesmen are quite happy to remove waste as an integral part of the process. Make sure you establish this, because you might be stuck with handling your own waste removal.

Hiring a skip is one of the simplest and most hassle-free ways to dispose of this waste. Skips come in various sizes according to your requirements, and choosing what sort of skip to hire is important. In general mini-skips hold around 2 cubic yards of waste, midi-skips hold around 4 cubic yards of waste, builders skips hold around 6 cubic yards of waste and roll-on-roll-off skips hold around 20 cubic yards of waste. Skip bags typically hold 1-1.5 cubic yards of waste.

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The Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Pitsea

  • They provide better insulation.
  • They help to reduce energy bills.
  • They greatly reduce condensation.
  • They are easy to maintain.
  • They protect against UV damage.
  • They increase the value of your property.
  • They are better for the environment.
  • They improve your home's security.
  • They look better.
  • They provide better noise reduction.

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Also find: Fobbing double glazing, North Benfleet double glazing, Bowers Gifford double glazing, Rayleigh double glazing, Horndon on the Hill double glazing, Basildon double glazing, Rawreth double glazing, Corringham double glazing, Hadleigh double glazing, Wickford double glazing, Laindon double glazing, South Benfleet double glazing, Canvey Island double glazing, Stanford-le-Hope double glazing, Langdon Hills double glazing, Vange double glazing and more. Most of these locations are served by companies who do double glazing. Pitsea property owners can get price quotes by going here.

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Double Glazing Around Pitsea: Double glazing services have recently been required in the following Pitsea streets and areas - Bishops Close, Eastbrooks Place, Davenants, Wickford Avenue, Trenham Avenue, Malyons Close, Great Leighs Way, Fairfax Avenue, The Parks, Somerset Gardens, Holgate, Little Searles, Walthams Place, Burnt Mills Road, Cheshunts, Malyons Place, Tenterfields, Sherbourne Drive, Ryder Way, Briscoe Road, Rectory Road, Porters, Cricketers Way, Voysey Gardens, Althorne Close, Plumleys, Broomfields, Fenners Way, as well as the following Pitsea area postcodes: SS13 2AR, SS13 2NS, SS13 3RL, SS13 3BG, SS13 3AH, SS13 3RF, SS13 3NY, SS13 2NZ, SS13 2DY, SS13 3RA. These locations recently saw activity by experts in double glazing. Pitsea business and home owners were given high quality and dependable double glazing services on each occasion.

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(This double glazing Pitsea article was reviewed and updated on 31-05-2022)