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Double Glazing Slough Berkshire (SL1): Installing or upgrading your double glazing in Slough can not only reduce your energy bills, but double glazing can also make your home cleaner, greener, quieter and more energy efficient, which means you are doing your bit for the environment.

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The benefits of double glazing are simple; double glazing saves you money, reduces your energy bills and reduces your carbon footprint.

Save money on energy bills by replacing all the single glazed windows in your home with energy efficient glazing. This could save you around £135 per year on your energy bills.

Reduce your carbon footprint by cutting down on the energy used to heat your home in Slough because less heat is escaping through your windows. You will generate less carbon dioxide (CO2) which is what leads to global warming.

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Be more comfortable in your Slough home as energy efficient double glazing reduces heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.

More peace and quiet because as well as keeping the heat in, energy efficient double glazed windows can insulate your home in Slough against unwanted outside noise.

Reduce condensation because energy efficient double glazing reduces condensation build-up on the inside of windows.

The costs and savings of double glazing will be different for each home and each window, depending on the size, material and installer. But on average fitting double-glazing to your home in Slough can save around £135 a year on your heating bills, in addition to saving around 720kg of CO2 (carbon dioxide). Double glazing can help to reduce your carbon footprint.

Double-Glazing can save energy and reduce your energy 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 Slough, you can save energy and save money.

Energy efficient double-glazing cuts heat loss and also reduces noise and condensation problems. Installing energy efficient double-glazing in your home in Slough could mean savings of around £135 on bills annually if whole-house single glazing is replaced with Energy Saving Recommended double glazing.

All properties lose heat through their windows. Installing energy efficient glazing is an effective way of reducing your energy bills and keeping your Slough home warmer and quieter.

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

Energy efficient windows are available in a variety of frame materials and styles. They also vary in their energy efficiency, depending on how well they stop heat from passing through the window, how much sunlight travels 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 similar to the one you may have seen on appliances such as your fridge, or washing machine. A-rated windows are the most efficient. To check a window's energy efficiency before you buy, look at the energy label.

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The Benefits

  • 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.
  • Smaller energy bills: replacing all single glazed windows with energy efficient glazing could save you around £135 per year on your energy bills.
  • 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.
  • Peace and quiet: as well as keeping the heat in, energy efficient windows insulate your Slough home against unwanted outside noise.
  • A more comfortable home in Slough: energy efficient glazing reduces heat loss through windows and means fewer draughts and cold spots.
  • A smaller carbon footprint: by using less fuel, you'll generate less of the carbon dioxide (CO2) that leads to global warming.

To find the right double glazing windows for your home in Slough, ask yourself these questions:

How energy efficient are the windows?

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When choosing replacement windows in Slough, you can check 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. Unfortunately, at the moment there is no obligation for double glazing window manufacturers to label their products, however by opting for a high rated double glazing window you know you will be buying the most efficient.

How many layers of glass do you need?

Double glazing has two layers of glass with a gap of around 16mm between them. There's also the option of triple glazing, which has three layers of glass. Both A rated double and tripled-glazed windows are available in Slough.

What type of glass is best?

The most energy efficient glass for double glazing is low emissivity (Low-E) glass. This often has an unnoticeable coating of metal oxide, normally on one of the internal panes - next to the gap. It lets sunlight and heat in but cuts the amount of heat that can get out again.

What's between the panes?

Very efficient double glazing windows might use gases like argon, xenon or krypton in the gap between the 2 sheets of glass.

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What keeps the panes apart?

All double glazed windows have pane spacers set around the inside edges to keep the two panes of glass apart. For a more efficient window, look for pane spacers containing little or no metal - often known as "warm edge" spacers.

The BFRC window energy rating scheme checks all the components to ensure the final window achieves the energy efficient standard claimed. This means that you just need to look for the A-G ratings and remember A is best! Alternatively, just look for the Energy Saving Trust Recommended logo which will only be found on glazing that is C rated or above.

Which frame suits your home in Slough?

The frame you choose will depend on your home and your personal taste. For all frame materials there are double glazed windows available in each energy rating.

  • Composite frames have an inner timber frame covered with aluminium or plastic. This reduces the need for maintenance and keeps the frame weatherproof
  • 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.
  • Aluminium or steel frames are slim and long-lasting. They can be recycled.

Do you need ventilation?

Because replacement windows in Slough will be more airtight than the original single glazed frames, condensation can build up in your house due to the reduced ventilation.

If there is not a sufficient level of background ventilation in the room some replacement windows will have trickle vents incorporated into the frame that let 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 home and as a result the outside pane remains cool and condensation can build up in cold weather - this isn't a problem.

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When to improve your Double Glazing in Slough.

Most homes in Slough now have double glazing, but what some people do not realise is that double glazing (like anything else needs to be maintained and sometimes replaced if you have had double glazing for a number of years.

Mist or condensation inside glass.

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

"My windows have changed to a dull yellow colour."

The PVC changing colour over time does not mean the quality of the double glazing has been compromised. You can often find specialised paints to re-paint the frames of your windows in Slough. Most suppliers nowadays guarantee against discolouring but not against minor dulling and fading.

"The hinges on my windows are too tight and it is hard to open the window."

If you examine the hinge, you should see a small brass screw. This is the tensioning screw and if you loosen it slightly, it should solve the problem. If this does not work, your local glass shop or double glazing repair company (see local paper ads or Yellow Pages) can usually replace the hinge for you.

"The hinges on my windows are too loose and my windows fly wide open when opened."

If you examine the hinge, you should see a small brass screw. This is the tensioning screw and if you tighten it slightly, it should solve the problem. If this does not work, your local glass shop or double glazing repair company (see local paper ads or Yellow Pages) can usually replace the hinge for you.

"There is a draught coming through my windows."

First, check for a loose handle, slightly bent hinge or a hinge where a screw or rivet has become loose. If it is none of these you may need to replace your double glazing, although it is worthwhile to contact your local Slough double glazing repair company first to check if you can have the window repaired.

Double glazing can last for years and years, but like anything else is subject to 'wear and tear'. Before contracting a double glazing company in Slough to replace your windows, get a few quotes to ensure that you are getting the best deal, and only go with approved and registered Slough double glazing installers, who offer a guarantee for their work and windows.


Double Glazing work can be done in Slough and also in: Colnbrook, Lent, Langley, Cippenham, Chalvey, Harlington, Burnham, Dorney, Longford, Wexham, Farnham Royal, Eton, Windsor, Harmondsworth, Fulmer, Hedgerley, Stanwell, West Drayton, Gerrards Cross, Stanwell Moor, Uxbridge, Lynch Hill, Upton, George Green, Manor Park, Yiewsley, Stoke Green, Britwell, Stoke Poges, Iver, Middle Green, Iver Heath, Datchet, as well as in these postcodes SL1 0TT, SL1 0JF, SL1 0QQ, SL1 0QR, SL1 0NN, SL1 0FB, SL1 0LJ, SL1 0RQ, SL1 0LX, SL1 0LG. Locally based Slough double glazing installers will likely have the postcode SL1 and the telephone dialling code 01753.

Berkshire Double Glazing Enquiries

Berkshire Double Glazing Enquiries

Recently posted Berkshire double glazing job requests: Rebecca Crowe and Yanis Crowe recently enquired about getting a price for a double glazed patio door in White Waltham. Archer Burr recently asked for an estimate for a double glazed patio door on a detached property in Knowl Hill, Berkshire. Dina Brooker and Dylan Brooker recently requested a quotation for nine double glazed windows and a back door on a detached house in Stratfield Mortimer, Berkshire. Karson Hurst and Carmen Hurst recently requested an estimate for 8 double glazed windows on a bungalow in Wraysbury, Berkshire. Izabella and Nathan Briggs recently asked for a price quote for a double glazed patio door in Woolhampton, Berkshire. Lacie and Percy Bedford recently enquired about eight double glazed windows and a back door in Earley, Berkshire. Aliyah Humphrey and Jax Humphrey recently enquired about 8 double glazed windows on a semi-detached house in Arborfield. Rumaisa and Sean Curran recently enquired about 4 double glazed windows and a double glazed front door on a cottage in Bradfield.

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Skip Hire Slough

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Let's be honest, the majority of garden makeovers or home refurbishments in Slough often produce quite a bit of waste. When it comes to double glazing installation in Slough, it will depend on the extent and specifics of your project. Sometimes there will be a lot of waste, sometimes very little. When you get your quotes you will need to ask if the waste removal has been included, otherwise you will have to make your own arrangements.

When there's quite a lot of waste, most householders in Slough opt to hire a skip. Skips come in all different sizes, so you should be able to get one that's suitable for you. Mini-skips generally accommodate around 2 cubic yds of rubbish, midi-skips will accommodate around 4 cubic yds of rubbish, builders skips will accommodate around 6 cubic yds of rubbish and roll-on-roll-off skips will accommodate around 20 cubic yds of rubbish. Skip bags generally accommodate 1-1.5 cubic yds of rubbish.

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In the Berkshire area you will also find: Warfield double glaziers, Holybrook double glazing installations, Earley double glazed windows, Arborfield double glazing fitters, Wargrave double glazing fitters, Arborfield double glaziers, Bucklebury double glazing fitters, Binfield double glazing installations, Wexham double glazing installations, Sonning double glazing fitters, Speen double glazed windows, Purley on Thames double glaziers, Hurst double glazed windows, Mortimer double glazing installations, Chieveley double glazing installations, Great Shefford double glazing fitters, Eton Wick double glazing installers, Kintbury double glaziers, Aldermaston Wharf double glazing installers, Bucklebury double glaziers, Hurley double glazing fitters, Ashmore Green double glazed windows, Charvil double glazing, Great Shefford double glaziers, Sulhamstead double glazing fitters, Twyford double glaziers, Theale double glaziers, Stratfield Mortimer double glazing fitters.

All throughout Berkshire you will be able to find double glazing fitters who will provide various services for your glazing needs. If you cannot find a satisfactory double glazing fitter in Slough itself then you will surely be able to find one nearby.

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Also find: Uxbridge double glazing, Yiewsley double glazing, Burnham double glazing, Iver Heath double glazing, Upton double glazing, Lent double glazing, Stoke Poges double glazing, Gerrards Cross double glazing, Chalvey double glazing, Iver double glazing, Longford double glazing, Dorney double glazing, Langley double glazing, Fulmer double glazing, Manor Park double glazing, Colnbrook double glazing, Wexham double glazing, Eton double glazing, Lynch Hill double glazing, Datchet double glazing, Harmondsworth double glazing, Harlington double glazing, Cippenham double glazing, Stanwell Moor double glazing, Middle Green double glazing, Windsor double glazing, George Green double glazing, Farnham Royal double glazing, Britwell double glazing, Stoke Green double glazing, Hedgerley double glazing, Stanwell double glazing, West Drayton double glazing and more.

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Double Glazing Around Slough: In Southlea Road, Baylis Road, Downs Road, Diamond Road, Bassett Way, Summers Road, Drew Meadow, Church Road, The Cedars, Clayton Parade, Bells Hill, Ditton Park Road, Sydney Grove, Dashwood Close, Seymour Road, Beaumont Road, Thurston Road, Dawes Moor Close, Buckland Avenue, Stanton Way, Shaggy Calf Lane, The Avenue, Thirkleby Close, Coulson Way, Sampsons Green, The Observatory, Bridport Way, Talbot Place, Stoke Park Avenue, as well as these Slough area postcodes: SL1 0TT, SL1 0JF, SL1 0QQ, SL1 0QR, SL1 0NN, SL1 0FB, SL1 0LJ, SL1 0RQ, SL1 0LX, SL1 0LG, homeowners have recently needed double glazing services.

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