Double Glazing Taverham

Taverham Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Taverham Norfolk (NR8): Putting in double glazing can help to reduce noise levels, improve security and raise the energy efficiency of your Taverham home. The expression double glazing actually refers to the way these windows are made using two panes of glass, with a gas filled medium trapped between them (generally argon). Because it behaves like insulation, this inert gas provides a home with incredible sound proofing and thermal qualities.

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If your house in Taverham is already fitted with older style double glazed windows, and you're faced with issues like draughts or condensation, it might be a good idea to now get new replacement double glazing to get your premises up-to-date.

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When a small gap appears in the seal around the glass, warm air from inside the home enters into the space between the glass panes and causes condensation. Moisture forms as the heated air comes into contact with the colder exterior glass pane, with the result that you have a condensation problem. It may be time to replace your current windows, if this problem occurs frequently.

The switch to double glazed windows will result in immediate improvements in the warmth and insulation from outside noises, if your house in Taverham has currently got single glazed windows. Making the upgrade to double glazing could also help to boost your property's value should you opt to sell.


You can find an experienced window fitter in the Taverham area who'll be able to match the style of window of your choice, and that complements your home. Double glazing frames can be purchased in a wide range of sizes, colours and materials, to match traditional sash windows for older homes, to modern casement windows and patio doors.

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Opening outwards or inwards, double glazed casement windows have hinges on one side. This allows for easier cleaning and also provides ample airflow during the summer months. They are also available in a tilt and turn arrangement which adds another level of security where necessary. The addition of an extra hinge permits tilt and turn double glazed windows to open to a limited degree. Increased security results, because to let a cool breeze to enter the room, they can be locked in place when only partially open.

For a more traditional look to enhance a period home in Taverham, there are double glazing sash windows available. These can be single hung, where just one pane moves, or double hung, where both of the panes can be slid open. In the past sash windows weren't known for their energy efficiency, but contemporary double glazed designs have lessened this problem and nowadays there's very little between casement and sash windows with respect to thermal losses.

Helping to bring a feeling of space to a room, bay windows look amazing. If your Taverham home has an existing bay window, exchanging it for a double glazed equivalent should not be too difficult. The quantity of light that it lets into a room, is the good thing about a bay window, and it is the perfect place to install a window seat if you have a deep sill on the interior side.

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By using uPVC materials, modern double glazing window frames can be made in virtually any colour. For a more modern feel you could opt for aluminium, or for the classic look - wooden frames. Aluminium windows no longer have to be a grey, dull and rather bland looking frame for your windows, and can readily be coloured to blend in with your home.

All modern double glazing that is fitted in homes in Taverham should display the CE approval mark. This verifies the standard of the frame and of the glass and the CE mark should be plainly visible on the inside of the sealed glass panel and on the frame. For all windows and doors manufactured in Great Britain and within Europe, the CE logo is a legal requirement. If CE approved materials are not used by your double glazing company in Taverham, they may be using low quality components and made using less rigorous standards. While these may be acceptable for certain uses, it is best to demand only using products that come with a CE approval and are backed by a guarantee.


Finding an established double glazing specialist in Taverham for your new windows can always start with a recommendation from friends and family. Word of mouth testimonials provide a perception of how a company works and can be helpful when looking for companies to give you a price quote. When getting an estimate for double glazing in Taverham, always try and get in touch with at least 3 different companies. In order to help you pick the right solution for your new windows and doors, a professional double glazing fitter should be happy to give you a free, no obligation quote. Detailed measurements of your window and door frames will be taken by the salesperson, so you'll get a definitive price for the job. It is always a good idea to bear in mind that there may well be some room for negotiation on the overall price, if your entire house in Taverham is being double glazed.

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Once you're happy with a price you've been quoted, and have made a decision on which company in Taverham to hire, your new double glazing doors and windows will be made-to-measure at the factory. This process can take from several days to a few weeks according to the opening options, the number of windows and doors you need, your frame type and the design of window. If you need planning permission, this should be organised, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between you and the company.

It may be necessary to get planning permission if your property has a restrictive covenant, is in an area such as the boundaries of a National Park, is a listed building or is in a conservation area. Having previously conducted work in the Taverham area, a dependable double glazing firm will understand the legal necessities and requirements, and will advise you about any local restrictions.

The installation time of your windows will of course be determined by how many windows are being installed. A decent fitter will install a modern double glazed window unit in less than 3 hours. This time also includes taking out the existing window, and preparing the void into which the new window will sit. A typical property in Taverham can be finished over a couple of days with minimal disruption to you.


An established double glazing firm should be registered with at least one trade organisation or body such as Trustmark, the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS), FENSA or the Glass and Glazing Federation to name a few.

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Although these trade bodies do not necessarily mean that nothing at all will go wrong during the installation of new doors and windows, it does show that the company is experienced, qualified and complies with the appropriate building regulations, which is legally required.

Together with any company warranties, these trade associations also offer some type of guarantee or compensation schemes, to make certain that there's an independent arbitration between the 2 parties in the event of any disagreement. Naturally, the majority of double glazing installations in Taverham are completed with 100% satisfaction, but it's always good to know that help is at hand when it is needed.


Even if everything has gone to plan during the installation there may be questions or advice needed afterwards. A decent double glazing company in Taverham should offer a warranty of up to 10 years on your new windows, and also offer a troubleshooting and callout service in case anything goes wrong. To see if there's a free repair and callout period as part of their warranty, it's advisable to check beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be done in Taverham and also nearby in: Felthorpe, East Tuddenham, Weston Longville, Hellesdon, Drayton, Honingham, Horsford, Colton, Alderford, Attlebridge, Ringland, Marlingford, Horsham St Faith, as well as in these postcodes NR8 6UU, NR8 6GE, NR8 6SB, NR8 6JX, NR8 6JF, NR8 6QU, NR8 6PQ, NR8 6TA, NR8 6NL, NR8 6TE. Locally based Taverham double glazing services will most likely have the postcode NR8 and the phone code 01603. Checking this out will guarantee that you access locally based providers of double glazing. Taverham home and business owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other related 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 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 shut the door again and again.

However, it is important to be aware that installing a cat flap in double glazing is not a do-it-yourself task, and that the services of a specialist should be sought. This is a complex process that requires specialised tools and equipment. Unless you are experienced in this type 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 might want to consider include a microchip reader or a lock. For example, you may want a cat flap with a microchip reader to allow only your cat to enter your home.

Once you've chosen a cat flap, it is advisable to contact a specialist cat flap fitter. They'll visit your home to assess the situation and measure the space for the cat flap installation. They can also advise you on the best kind of cat flap for your needs.

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

The cat flap installer will return to your home in Taverham to install the new double glazing unit once it has been delivered. This involves removing the old double-glazed unit and installing the new one. The cat flap installer then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double glazing unit, thereby preserving the unit's integrity and ensuring proper installation.

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

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Taverham Double Glazing Tasks

There are a wide array of glazing related tasks that can be carried out by your local Taverham double glazing specialist including door replacement, glass roofs, double glazed french doors, cat flaps in double glazing Taverham, secondary double glazing Taverham, double glazed front doors in Taverham, double glazed french door installation Taverham, double glazed sash windows, double glazed skylights in Taverham, roof lantern installation, double glazed window fitting, double glazed back doors in Taverham, double glazed porches, double glazing sealing, double glazed windows, double-glazed extensions Taverham, cheap double glazing Taverham, FENSA certified installations Taverham, flush sash windows, aluminium windows in Taverham, double glazed door repairs, FENSA certified double glazing installation in Taverham, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed patio doors, retrofit double glazing Taverham, double glazed casement windows Taverham, double glazed door adjustments, double glazed bay windows, uPVC casement windows in Taverham, residence 9 windows, cat flaps in double glazed doors, residential double glazing Taverham, uPVC front doors Taverham, repairs to double glazing Taverham, the installation of double glazing Taverham, and lots more. These are just a few of the activities that are handled by those installing double glazing. Taverham specialists will be happy to tell you about their full range of services.

The Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Taverham

  • They stop a certain amount of UV damage.
  • They provide a better level of insulation.
  • They have a more attractive appearance.
  • They greatly reduce condensation.
  • They provide better noise reduction.
  • They save you money on energy bills.
  • They are easy to maintain.
  • They are environmentally friendly.
  • They increase the value of your home.
  • They provide better security.

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Also find: Alderford double glazing, East Tuddenham double glazing, Felthorpe double glazing, Colton double glazing, Marlingford double glazing, Weston Longville double glazing, Ringland double glazing, Honingham double glazing, Attlebridge double glazing and more. All of these villages and towns are serviced by double glazing experts. Home and business owners in these areas can get double glazing quotes by clicking here.

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