Double Glazing Totnes

Totnes Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Totnes Devon (TQ9): Installing double glazing will help to improve security, reduce noise levels and raise the energy efficiency of your home in Totnes. The expression double glazing essentially refers to the method of making these windows using 2 panes of glass, with a gas filled medium between them (usually argon). Because it acts like insulation, this inert gas provides a home or property with outstanding thermal and sound proofing qualities.

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If you already have older double glazing in your house in Totnes but are living with problems, such as condensation between the glass panes or draughts, it may be time to consider replacing your windows.

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Condensation occurs when small gaps appear in the sealed unit, and heated air from inside the house is allowed to enter the space between the glass panes. As the cooler exterior glass pane comes into contact with the warm air, moisture is formed as condensation. If this is a regular occurrence, especially in winter time, you can either have the sealed unit replaced, or get brand new windows.

If your Totnes property has windows with single glazing, the switch to double glazed units will see an immediate improvement in the warmth and insulation from outside noises. Upgrading to double glazed windows may also help to increase your property's value should you choose to sell.


To find windows that satisfy your choice of style and match your property, you should hire a competent double glazing fitter in the Totnes area. From contemporary casement windows and patio doors to period sash windows for older properties, double glazed frames can be found in an array of materials, colours and sizes.

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Opening inwards or outwards, double glazed casement windows have hinges on one side. This enables easier cleaning and also provides ample airflow during the summer months. Tilt and turn casement windows can also be purchased for use when security is important. The addition of a supplementary hinge enables tilt and turn windows to be opened to a limited degree. Improved security results, because to let a cool breeze to enter the room, they can be locked firmly in position when partly open.

For that classic look to complement a period home in Totnes, there are double glazed sash windows on the market. These can be purchased in both single hung and double hung designs, where either one or both panes are able to slide. Sash windows were not noted for being energy efficient in past times, but today there's very little between the thermal loss of casement and sash windows, as modern double glazing designs have alleviated this issue.

Helping to bring a feeling of space to a room, bay windows look fabulous. If your Totnes property has an existing bay window, replacing it with an equivalent double glazed unit shouldn't be too much of a problem. Bay windows bring plenty of style and character to a property, however the main advantage is the quantity of light that they allow to flood into a room. A further benefit is having the opportunity to install a useful window seat, if a deep sill exists on the inside of the window.

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Through the use of uPVC materials, today's double glazing units can be made in almost any colour. It's also possible to have timber frames for a classic look, or aluminium for a more contemporary feel. Aluminium windows no longer have to be a grey, dull and rather bland looking frame for your windows, and can easily be coloured to blend in with your home.

You should be able to spot the CE mark on any new double glazing that is installed in Totnes homes. This mark should be plainly visible inside the sealed glass panel and on the frame, and verifies the quality of both the frame and the glass. All doors and windows produced in Great Britain and the EU, must be marked with the CE logo. If CE approved materials aren't used by your Totnes double glazing firm, they may be using poor quality components and made using less rigorous standards. Even though these may be acceptable for many uses, it is better to demand only using double glazed units that come with a CE approval and are backed by a guarantee.


Finding a decent double glazing specialist in Totnes for your new windows can always begin with recommendations from friends or family. These sorts of word of mouth recommendations can be very helpful when looking for a company to give you an estimate, and can frequently provide a good perception of the performance of a particular company. Try to contact at least 3 different firms when getting price quotes for double glazing in Totnes. A professional double glazing installer should be willing to give you a free, no obligation quotation so as to help you choose the right solution for your new windows and doors. Accurate measurements of your door and window frames will be obtained by a salesperson, so that you'll be given a definitive price for the job. It is always a good idea to remember that there could be a bit of room for negotiation on the overall price, if your whole house in Totnes is being double glazed.

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Once you have picked out the best double glazing firm in Totnes and have agreed upon a price for your double glazed doors and windows, they'll be made to measure in your desired style and colour. This step can take from a few days to several weeks subject to the amount of windows and doors you need, the opening options, the design of window and your frame type. If you need planning permission, this must be organised, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between yourself and the company.

If your home is in a conservation area, is a listed building, is on the boundaries of a National Park or has a restrictive covenant, you may need planning permission. A trustworthy double glazing specialist will be happy to advise you of any restrictions and will have previously undertaken work in the area, and so will know the legal necessities and requirements.

Your double glazing installation time will of course be determined by how many doors and windows are involved. A regular double glazed window can be installed in around three hours. This will include the removing of the old window and making true the opening for the new window to fit in. In a day or so, a normal property in Totnes can be finished with very little disruption to you and your household.


Any double glazing firm in Totnes worth their salt should have accreditations from Trustmark, FENSA, the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS), the GGF (Glass and Glazing Federation), or some other acknowledged trade body.

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Whilst these organisations do not actually mean that nothing at all will go wrong during the installation of new windows and doors, it does show that the company is experienced, qualified and observes building regulations, which is a legal requirement.

In addition to any company warranties, these trade associations also offer some form of guarantee or compensation schemes, to make certain that there's an independent mediation between the 2 parties if there is any conflict. Although most double glazing work in Totnes is completed without any problems, it is great to know that if help is necessary, it is readily available.


Even if work has gone smoothly during the installation there may be questions or advice needed afterwards. Double glazing companies in Totnes will generally offer a 10 year guarantee on your new windows, and in the event that anything goes wrong many will also offer a callout and troubleshooting service. To see if there's a free repair and callout period as part of the guarantee, it is advisable to ask beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Totnes and also nearby in: Harbertonford, Staverton, Harberton, Buckfastleigh, Ashprington, Diptford, Stoke Gabriel, Berry Pomeroy, Riverford Bridge, Cott, Dartington, Shinners Bridge, Marldon, Littlehempston, and in these postcodes TQ9 5LX, TQ9 5HF, TQ9 5JS, TQ9 5BU, TQ9 5AN, TQ9 5HB, TQ9 5HX, TQ9 5EP, TQ9 5BP, TQ9 5JB. Local Totnes double glazing installers will most likely have the telephone code 01803 and the postcode TQ9. Verifying this will guarantee you're accessing locally based providers of double glazing. Totnes home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and lots of other comparable services.

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With most home improvements or garden revamps in Totnes, a substantial amount of waste will be generated, and you'll have to make provision for this in the planning stage. Double glazing installation isn't like putting in a house extension, where enormous levels of waste can result, nonetheless there could still be a certain amount of waste to deal with. Now some double glazing companies will be prepared to take this waste away for you, and dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way, whilst others will leave you to dispose of it on your own.

If this job is left for you to do, you could look into hiring a skip. You will need to choose the right size of skip, because there are many different sizes available. Mini-skips can take roughly 2-3 yds of waste, midi-skips can take roughly 4-5 yds of waste, builders skips can take roughly 6-8 yds of waste and roll-on-roll-off skips can take roughly 20-25 yds of waste. Skip bags generally take approximately 1-1.5 yds of waste.

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Also find: Harbertonford double glazing, Ashprington double glazing, Riverford Bridge double glazing, Buckfastleigh double glazing, Diptford double glazing, Shinners Bridge double glazing, Berry Pomeroy double glazing, Littlehempston double glazing, Marldon double glazing, Cott double glazing, Dartington double glazing, Harberton double glazing, Staverton double glazing, Stoke Gabriel double glazing and more. The majority of these villages and towns are covered by companies who do double glazing. Totnes business and home owners can get double glazing quotes by clicking here.

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Double Glazing Around Totnes: Households in Bridgetown, St Peter's Quay, Bourton Road, Pathfields, Quarry Close, Lower Collins Road, Coronation Road, Parkers Way, Christina Park, Jackman's Lane, Broomborough Drive, Green Lane, Leechwell Lane, Hilldown, Shute Road, Jordons Brook, Orchard Waye, St Katherine's Way, Castle Street, Ford Road, Cistern Street, Mill Lane, Manor Way, Mansbridge Road, Wall Park, Paige Adams Road, Somerset Place, have needed double glazing recently. Window replacements have also been undertaken in these Totnes area postcodes: TQ9 5LX, TQ9 5HF, TQ9 5JS, TQ9 5BU, TQ9 5AN, TQ9 5HB, TQ9 5HX, TQ9 5EP, TQ9 5BP, TQ9 5JB. These areas recently saw activity by specialists in double glazing. Totnes property owners received competent and top quality double glazing services on each occasion.

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(This double glazing Totnes page was last updated on 15-07-2022)