Double Glazing Selby

Selby Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Selby North Yorkshire (YO8): You can increase your home's energy efficiency, boost security and reduce noise by installing double glazing. Double glazing refers to the method of making the window using 2 panes of glass with a gas filled medium, commonly argon, between them. This gas acts as insulation and delivers outstanding sound proofing and thermal qualities for any home in Selby.

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The time might have come to consider updating your windows, if you've already got older style double glazed windows in your property in Selby but have been dealing with problems, like condensation between the glass panes or draughts.

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When small gaps appear in the sealed unit, heated air from inside the property gets into the gap between the glass panes and causes condensation. As the cooler external glass pane makes contact with the heated air, moisture droplets form as condensation. If this is a regular occurrence, particularly during the winter months, you can either have the sealed unit replaced, or get brand new windows.

Upgrading to double glazing will result in an immediate improvement in the warmth and insulation from outside noises, if your home in Selby currently has windows with single glazing. Making the upgrade to double glazed windows could also help to improve your property's value when you elect to sell.


You can find a specialist installer in the Selby area who'll be able to match the style of window of your choice, and one that complements your home. From period sash windows for older homes, to modern patio doors and casement windows, double glazed frames can be bought in a wide array of sizes, colours and materials.

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Having hinges on one side, double glazing casement windows can be made to open outwards or inwards depending on the design. This means they are easier to clean, and can provide adequate airflow during the summertime. Tilt and turn casement windows can also be purchased for use when security is an important issue. The addition of a supplementary hinge permits tilt and turn double glazed windows to be opened to a limited degree. Because they can be locked into position when only partly open to allow for a fresh breeze to flow into the room, the security is improved.

For a more traditional look to complement a period property in Selby, there are double glazed sash windows on the market. These can be double hung, where both of the sashes can be opened, or single hung, where just one pane slides. Sash windows were not renowned for their energy efficiency in past times, but these days there's very little between the thermal loss of casement and sash windows, as modern day double glazed designs have alleviated this issue.

Bay windows look fabulous and can bring a feeling of space to a room. If your property in Selby already has bay windows, they can fairly easily be replaced with double glazed equivalents. The huge amount of light that it lets into a room, is the main advantage of a bay window, and it makes for a perfect place to have a window seat installed if you have a deep sill on the interior side.

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With the use of uPVC materials, modern day double glazing window frames can be made in pretty much any colour. For a traditional look you could also have timber frames, or for that modern feel even opt for aluminium. Modern day aluminium units can be coloured to blend in with your home and no longer have to be a bland, grey and rather dull looking frame for your windows.

All modern double glazing should display the CE approval mark. This mark is proof of the standard of both the glass and the frame, and should be visible on the frame itself and inside the sealed glass unit. For all windows and doors made in Great Britain and the EU, the CE logo is a necessity. If CE approved materials are not used by your double glazing company in Selby, they may be using inferior components and made using less rigorous specifications. It's always best to demand only using double glazing that comes with CE approval and is backed by a guarantee or warranty.


Finding a decent double glazing firm in Selby for your new doors and windows can always begin with a recommendation from family or friends. This can be helpful when searching for companies to give you a price quote, and word of mouth recommendations provide an insight into how a company performs. Try to get in touch with at least 3 different firms when getting estimates for double glazing in Selby. An experienced double glazing fitter will provide a free, no obligation quotation so as to help you choose the right solution for your new windows and doors. So that you are given an accurate price for the job, a saleperson will take detailed measurements of the door and window frames that you are upgrading. Don't forget, if you are having your whole house in Selby double glazed, there may be some room for negotiation on price.

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When you're satisfied with a price you've been quoted, and have decided which company in Selby to hire, your brand new double glazed windows and doors will be made-to-order at the factory. The manufacturing process may take anywhere from a few days to several weeks, and will depend on the style of window, the number of windows you need, the opening options and your frame type. If planning permission is necessary, this will need to be applied for, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between you and the company.

If your house is in a conservation area, is in an area such as the boundaries of a National Park, has a restrictive covenant or is a listed building, you might require planning permission. An experienced double glazing company will advise you about any local restrictions and will likely have previously undertaken work in the Selby area, and should understand the legal necessities and requirements.

The installation time of your double glazing will of course be determined by how many windows are being installed. A regular modern double glazed window can be installed in less than 3 hours. This also includes the removing of the old window and trueing up the frame for the new windows to sit in. In a couple of days, an average house can be completed with hardly any disruption to you and your household.


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

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Even though their being a member of such associations is no guarantee that nothing is going to go awry with your double glazing installation in Selby, it does demonstrate that the company you're using is qualified, experienced and complies with the required the appropriate building regulations.

If there is any disagreement between the 2 parties, these trade organisations offer some form of compensation or guarantee schemes, together with company warranty, and provide unbiased arbitration when required. It's always good to know that help is at hand if it's needed, although most double glazing installations in Selby are completed satisfactorily.


Even with double glazing installations that have gone smoothly and without hitches, advice may be needed afterwards, and questions might need to be asked. Most double glazing companies in Selby will offer a ten year warranty on your new windows, and in the event that anything should go wrong some will also provide a callout and troubleshooting service. It is recommended that you check beforehand to make sure the warranty includes and free callout and repair period.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Selby and also in: Carlton, Barlow, Barlby, West Haddlesey, Hemingbrough, Brayton, Lund, Camblesforth, Burn, Barmby-on-the-Marsh, Cliffe Common, Osgodby, Wilstow Lordship, Selby Common, Cliffe, and in these postcodes YO8 3WD, YO8 4EE, YO8 1TF, YO8 3GH, YO8 4DD, YO8 4BD, YO8 3WB, YO8 4DZ, YO8 1EN, YO8 3LD. Local Selby double glazing services will probably have the phone code 01757 and the postcode YO8. Verifying this can ensure you access locally based providers of double glazing. Selby property owners are able to benefit from these and lots of other similar services.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

If you have a cat, you may have considered installing a cat flap in your double glazing. 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 for them.

However, it's important to remember that installing a cat flap in double glazing is not a do-it-yourself task. Specialist equipment and tools are needed for this complex process. It is best to hire a specialist cat flap fitter if you do not have the necessary experience for this kind of work.

How to install a cat flap in double glazing:

To begin, you must select the appropriate cat flap. There are a variety of cat flaps available, so it is important to choose one that is the correct size for your cat and has the features you need. For example, you may prefer a cat flap with a microchip reader or a lock.

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

To ensure the cat flap's proper installation and preserve the double glazing unit's integrity, the cat flap installer will order a new unit with a pre-cut hole for the cat flap.

After the new double glazing unit is delivered, the cat flap specialist will return to your home in Selby to install it. This process involves removing the old double-glazed unit and installing the new one. The cat flap fitter then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double-glazed unit.

The cat flap installer will test the flap to ensure its proper functioning and demonstrate its usage and settings. (47902 - Cat Flaps in Double Glazing)

The Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Selby

  • They provide better security.
  • They protect against UV damage.
  • They are better for the environment.
  • They are easy to maintain.
  • They increase the value of your property.
  • They provide more effective insulation.
  • They look better.
  • They save you money on energy bills.
  • They provide better noise reduction.
  • They reduce condensation.

Selby Double Glazing Tasks

Selby Double Glazing Tasks

There are a number of different glazing related tasks that can be carried out by your local Selby double glazing fitter including cat flap installation in double glazed doors Selby, tinted double glazing, double glazing panel replacement, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed sash windows, double glazed door repairs, double glazed bay windows Selby, secondary double glazing Selby, bifold doors in Selby, double glazed window locks, quotations for double glazing Selby, domestic double glazing Selby, double glazed french doors, retrofit double glazing Selby, double glazing sealing, cat flaps in double glazing Selby, FENSA certified installations, rooflights Selby, roof lanterns, repairs to double glazing Selby, glass roofs, double glazing replacement Selby, flush sash windows in Selby, condensation between double glazing Selby, uPVC casement windows Selby, eco double glazing Selby, tilt & turn windows in Selby, double glazed skylights, FENSA certified double glazing installation in Selby, double glazed windows, window replacement, repairs to blown double glazing Selby, uPVC double glazing Selby, double glazing rates, double glazed porch installations in Selby, and lots more. Listed are just some of the activities that are conducted by those specialising in double glazing. Selby providers will be happy to inform you of their whole range of services.

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It's very rare that you will do a home renovation project or a garden revamp without generating a fair amount of waste which will have to be removed and carefully disposed of. Your specific double glazing installation may generate hardly any waste, and there again it could produce a lot. In many cases the tradesperson you are hiring will happily take away the waste that is generated during the course of the project, but beware - some of them don't!

Hiring a skip is the simplest way to dispose of this waste. Different sizes of skip are available to suit the quantity of rubbish that you have. Almost all skip hire companies in Selby will supply you with skip bags, mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and even roll-on roll-off skips for different home and commercial applications.

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Also find: Brayton double glazing, Burn double glazing, Hemingbrough double glazing, Cliffe Common double glazing, Barmby-on-the-Marsh double glazing, Selby Common double glazing, West Haddlesey double glazing, Lund double glazing, Osgodby double glazing, Cliffe double glazing, Camblesforth double glazing, Barlow double glazing, Wilstow Lordship double glazing, Barlby double glazing and more. Almost all of these villages and towns are catered for by double glazing experts. Homeowners in the area can get quotes for double glazing by going here.

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Other Tradespeople in Selby North Yorkshire: Of course, when you happen to be doing home improvements in Selby, North Yorkshire, you'll likely need all types of different tradesmen and apart from double glazed windows in Selby, North Yorkshire, you could also need stone & brick cleaning in Selby, soundproofing in Selby, pebble dashing in Selby, a carpenter in Selby, waste removal in Selby, a painter and decorator in Selby, damp proofing in Selby, repointing in Selby, a conservatory installer in Selby, SKIP HIRE in Selby, an electrician in Selby, bricklayers in Selby, plasterers in Selby, scaffolding in Selby, a tiler in Selby, a handyman in Selby, a building contractor in Selby, and other different Selby tradesmen.

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(This double glazing Selby article was reviewed and updated on 08-02-2024)