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Double Glazing Sudbury Suffolk (CO10): If you are in the market for replacement windows for your home in Sudbury, one of the main reasons is likely because you want to increase your home's heating and cooling efficiency. One of the simplest and most cost effective ways you can do this is by opting for double glazed windows. Double glazing is one of the best things you can do to save money on heating bills; plus, you gain several other attractive benefits as well.

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Virtually every newly built house in Sudbury has double glazing fitted as standard and most other houses have had some kinds of double glazing fitted at some point. This is for very simple reasons. double glazing insulates a house and keeps in the heat.

Double glazing works by, in effect, actually giving your home three layers of protection. While single glazing will have just the one pane of glass between your home and the outside world, with double glazing, you will get a pane of glass, a trapped layer of air and another pane of glass, making it very good at insulating. Trapped layers of air are an incredible effective way of insulating anything, which is why of you wear several light layers on a cold day you will be warmer than wearing just one, because they trap layers of air between them.

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In order for double glazing to insulate effectively, they must be air tight. A drying agent is used when the windows are manufactured, to ensure that no moisture exists between the panes of glass. If you see condensation on the inside of double glazed windows, it means that the seal has been broken. A broken seal makes it impossible for your windows to keep warm and cool air from escaping from your home in Sudbury.

Single pane windows are notoriously inefficient when it comes to insulating your home in Sudbury. It is estimated that 60 percent of the average home's heat transfer occurs because of single pane windows. Double glazing significantly reduces this heat transfer - on average, it can save you about 12 percent on your annual energy costs. This means that your savings will pay for the cost of buying double glazed windows very quickly.

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Double glazing is environmentally friendly. Home heating and cooling is responsible for about 28 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions - double glazed windows serve to significantly reduce these emissions, limiting your home's impact on the environment. Combined with the significant reduction in energy loss, this makes replacing your single pane windows with double glazed windows an excellent choice for your home in Sudbury.

One of the most dramatic benefits of double glazing is the reduction in noise pollution. When you replace your single pane windows with double glazed windows, you will hear less street noise and other sounds from outside your home in Sudbury. This makes your time at home quieter and more peaceful, allowing you to more fully enjoy home ownership.

Double glazed windows offer an extra layer of security for your home in Sudbury. They are far more difficult to break than single pane windows, so intruders will be less likely to enter into, and take items from, your house. Most windows that feature double glazing also offer a strong locking system, offering even greater security.

Let's take a look at the main components of a double glazed surface area.


Since glass was first invented, people have loved its functionality and beauty. By keeping the elements out and letting the light in, glass provides the perfect visual solution for your home in Sudbury. The glass used in double glazing needs to be a very specific kind to ensure that maximum insulation, noise reduction and light is achieved. Glass will generally need to be 4mm thick. Glass may be clear, tinted or coated, depending on the specific function required of the double glazing.

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Tinted glass undergoes a specific treatment that allows the glass to cope with thermal stress, storms and to encourage the reabsorption of heat for highly effective insulation. Coated glass for the purposes of double glazing involves a polyester film that is placed over the glass surface. Double glazed windows that are coated may have a reflective finish or a mirror finish.

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The two glass panes are separated by a small segment that allows the air between the two panes to be sealed and to become a vacuum. When a vacuum exists, heat will not travel and disperse - this is how double glazed windows prevent the home from becoming too cold. The spacers themselves are made from non-conductive materials such as foam to prevent heat escaping from the window.

Building the Double Glazed Window

Double glazed windows are customized to fit the particular space requirements. It is also possible to purchase factory standard sizes. The double glazed panes are created and then spacers for each panel are cut and fit to the correct size. The glass panes are carefully cleaned with a special fluid that ensures the surface remains clear. Then, an adhesive is placed on both opposing sides of the spacer and the glass panels are attached. The outside edges of the panel are sealed using silicon adhesive. The glass is coated or finished according to the manufacturing specifications.

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Double glazing provides great insulation for your home in Sudbury. The glass is specifically designed to contain heat transference. Most double glazed windows in Sudbury will last for around 25 years and continue to function effectively, so it is a good idea to buy windows that have a long warranty. If double glazed windows are particularly exposed to the elements, they may not last quite as long. There are many highly beautiful double glazed window and door options available, and it is wise to undertake some market research in order to get the best value for your money. Double glazing comparison sites are a good place to begin.

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If you are planning on selling your home in Sudbury, double glazed windows are an excellent selling point. Sudbury homes that feature double glazed windows typically sell much faster, and for higher prices, than homes with single pane windows. This is because they are more attractive, and will allow the new owner to save money on heating and cooling costs.

And of course, double glazing is not just for windows. There are patio doors, French windows and front and back doors as well. The beauty of this is the fact that homeowners in Sudbury are now able to obtain a uniform look across their whole house, with matching windows, doors and patio doors. This will add greater warmth and security as well as making the property look a lot smarter.

There is a myriad of choices when it comes to double glazing installers in Sudbury, who to buy it from and what to choose. The options are almost endless and long gone are the days when a homeowner had to buy the same conformist windows as everyone else. Nowadays, double glazing in Sudbury can be tailored to meet the individual needs of each house, to reflect the homeowners' style and to fit in with the rest of the street as much as is needed.

Although looking at the lists of companies which offer double glazing in Sudbury can appear daunting at first, the vast majority of companies offer a free quotation service. This means that it is a simple process for Sudbury homeowners to call up a raft of companies and ask them to come and give than an estimate. As this is usually a no obligation service it allows homeowners to shop around until they find the best firm for them. But beware and do not go with the cheapest offer just because of price. Look at everything else the company offers, including after care and insurance. You will also be able to ask which nearby Sudbury houses the company has fitted windows on and go and have a look at those to see if the windows are the sort of work you would be expecting.

It is quite possible that someone you know in Sudbury will have had double glazing installed recently, therefore you could ask friends, family and workmates for recommendations of double glazing installers they've found to be reliable. Word of mouth is acknowledged as the most trustworthy type of endorsement, and roughly 80 percent of homeowners in Sudbury would prefer this type of recommendation over any other. You'll need to get a minimum of 3 job quotes from your list of possible contractors in Sudbury.

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Double Glazing work can be done in Sudbury and also in nearby places like: Belchamp St Paul, Brundon, Long Melford, Acton, Clare, Middleton, Cavendish, Newton, Great Waldingfield, Little Cornard, Great Cornard, Bulmer, Glemsford, Borley Green, Little Waldingfield, together with these postcodes CO10 1PU, CO10 1NT, CO10 1RE, CO10 0ZR, CO10 0AB, CO10 1QY, CO10 1PY, CO10 1PS, CO10 1NX, CO10 0PZ. Locally based Sudbury double glazing services will most likely have the postcode CO10 and the phone code 01787.

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Sudbury Double Glazing Tasks

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When you are carrying out any sort of renovation work on your house or garden in Sudbury, there is almost certain to be a certain amount of waste generated which will need to be removed. Some double glazing installations will create very little waste, whilst others could result in quite a bit - it just depends on the individual circumstances of your particular project. You might have to make your own arrangements for waste removal, as a lot of double glazing companies don't include this in the quote.

The most popular technique that homeowners in Sudbury use to get rid of such waste is to hire a skip from a local skip hire company. You'll need to pick the correct size skip, since there are a number of different sizes available. Most skip hire companies in Sudbury provide skip bags, mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and even roll-on roll-off skips for different residential and commercial uses.

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The Main Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Sudbury

  • They are low maintenance.
  • They are environmentally friendly.
  • They provide better insulation.
  • They save you money on energy bills.
  • They increase the value of your home.
  • They reduce the incidence of condensation.
  • They look better.
  • They boost your home's soundproofing qualities.
  • They improve your home's security.
  • They stop a certain amount of UV damage.

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Also find: Bulmer double glazing, Little Waldingfield double glazing, Newton double glazing, Belchamp St Paul double glazing, Great Cornard double glazing, Clare double glazing, Little Cornard double glazing, Glemsford double glazing, Acton double glazing, Long Melford double glazing, Borley Green double glazing, Brundon double glazing, Middleton double glazing, Cavendish double glazing, Great Waldingfield double glazing and more.

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