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Truro Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Truro Cornwall (TR1): The installation of double glazing in your home in Truro, will reduce noise levels, increase your home's energy efficiency and improve security. The expression double glazing actually refers to the method of making these windows using two panes of glass, with a gas layer between them (normally argon). This inert gas acts as an insulating material and provides incredible sound proofing and thermal qualities for any property in Truro.

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If you have already got older style double glazing in your house in Truro but are faced with issues, such as condensation between the panels or draughts, the time may have come to think about swapping your windows.

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When a small gap appears in the seal around the glass, heated air from inside the home enters into the gap between the window panes and causes condensation. As the cooler outside pane of glass comes into contact with the heated air, moisture droplets form as condensation. If this is a regular occurrence, particularly in winter time, you could either have the sealed unit replaced, or get replacement double glazing.

Immediate improvements in the warmth and insulation from outside noises will be noticed if your property in Truro has single glazing and you swap the for double glazing. Making the upgrade to double glazing could also help to boost your property's value should you choose to sell.


To obtain double glazed windows that satisfy your choice of style and match your home, you can hire a professional double glazing fitter in the Truro area. Whether you are searching for period sash windows for an older home in Truro, or contemporary casement windows and patio doors, double glazing frames are available in an array of sizes, materials and colours to fit your needs.

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Having hinges on one side, double glazing casement windows can be made to open inwards or outwards depending on their design. This means they are easier to clean, and can provide a good amount of airflow during the summer season. They are also available in a tilt and turn design which adds another level of security where needed. The addition of an extra hinge allows tilt and turn windows to open to a limited degree. Because they can be locked firmly into position when only partially open to allow for a fresh breeze to enter the room, the security is much better.

For a more traditional look to complement a period house in Truro, there are double glazing sash windows on the market. There are double hung styles where both panes can be moved, and single hung styles where only one pane can be slid open. Sash windows were not renowned for being energy efficient in past times, but today there's practically nothing between the thermal losses of sash and casement windows, as modern double glazed designs have reduced this problem.

Another alternative may be a bay window, which looks fabulous and helps to bring a sense of space to even the smallest of rooms. If your Truro property has a bay window already, replacing it with a double glazed equivalent shouldn't be too much of an issue. The amount of light that it allows into a room, is the main advantage of a bay window, and it is the perfect place to fit a window seat if you've got a deep sill on the inside.

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Modern double glazed window frames can be produced in pretty much any colour with the use of uPVC materials. It is also possible to have wooden frames for a classic look, or aluminium for a somewhat more modern feel. Modern day aluminium frames can be coloured to match your house and no longer have to be a bland, grey and rather dull looking frame for your windows.

All modern double glazed windows that are fitted in homes in Truro must display the CE approval mark. This is proof of the quality of the glass and of the frame and the mark should be visible inside the sealed glass panel and on the frame. All doors and windows produced in the UK and within Europe, must display the CE logo. If CE approved materials aren't used by your double glazing firm in Truro, they might be using low quality components and made using less stringent standards. Even though these lower quality products may be acceptable in some circumstances, you should always insist upon guaranteed double glazing that have CE approval for your home in Truro.


Finding a decent double glazing company in Truro for your new windows can often begin with recommendations from family and friends. This can be invaluable when searching for companies to provide you with a double glazing price quote, and word of mouth recommendations can often provide insights into how a company performs. When trying to get double glazing quotes in Truro, always bring in at least three different firms, to get a wide range of prices. So as to help you choose the right solution for your new windows and doors, an experienced double glazing fitter should be willing to give you a free, no obligation quote. Accurate measurements of your window and door frames will be obtained by a salesperson, so that you will be given a definitive price for the job. Bear in mind, there may be room for negotiation, if you're having your whole property in Truro double glazed.

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When you settle on a double glazing company in Truro and are satisfied with the price quoted, your brand new windows will be made-to-order. Subject to the opening options, your frame type, the style of window and the amount of doors and windows you require, this may take anything from a few days to several weeks. If planning permission is required, this should be applied for, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between you and the company.

Planning permission may be required if your house is a listed building, is in a conservation area, is close to a National Park or has a restrictive covenant. Having already completed work in the Truro area, an established double glazing company will understand the legal necessities and requirements, and will advise you of any local restrictions.

The time it takes to fit your double glazing will naturally depend upon how many windows you have ordered. A standard modern 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. An average house in Truro can be finished over a day or two with the minimum of disruption to you.


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

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Although their being affiliated with such organisations does not mean that nothing will go wrong with the installation of your double glazing in Truro, it does give you peace of mind that the company you're using is experienced, qualified and observes the required building regulations.

These trade bodies also offer some type of guarantee or compensation schemes, along with the company guarantee, to ensure that if there is any conflict there is an unbiased arbitration between the two parties. It's always good to know that help can be sought when it's needed, although most double glazing installations in Truro are completed with no issues.


There could be advice needed or questions afterwards, even when everything has gone smoothly with your double glazing installation in Truro. A quality double glazing company in Truro should offer a comprehensive guarantee lasting up to ten years on your new windows, and also provide a callout and troubleshooting service in case anything should go wrong. To see if there's a free repair and callout period as part of the guarantee, it is advisable to check this out beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be undertaken in Truro and also in: Trelander, Malpas, Kenwyn Hill, Bodrean, Chasewater, Threemilestone, Newham, Kea, St Erme, Carnon Downs, Treliske, Calenick, Kenwyn, Probus, Moresk, Ladock, St Clement, Highertown, Tregony, together with these postcodes TR1 1AT, TR1 1BZ, TR1 1DT, TR1 1EQ, TR1 1PE, TR1 1JF, TR1 1EN, TR1 1ET, TR1 1HQ, TR1 1GT. Local Truro double glazing installers will likely have the telephone dialling code 01872 and the postcode TR1. Checking this out should confirm you're accessing local providers of double glazing. Truro property owners will be able to utilise these and many other similar services.

The Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Truro

Double glazing can improve the energy efficiency of your home by keeping the warm air inside and preventing cold from entering. Studies have shown that up to 50% of heat is lost through doors and windows. The insulating properties of double glazing can reduce this loss by up to 81%. This means that your home will stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, and you can reduce your energy bill accordingly. Additionally, double glazing can help to reduce noise pollution, as thicker windows will reduce noise from busy roads, airports, and other sources.

In addition, double-glazed windows are very good at controlling temperature, making them ideal for both summers and winters. Double glazing also traps cold air, which means that you can use less air conditioning in the summer and lower your air conditioning bills. Choosing windows with an A-rated energy-efficient label can reduce your annual energy bills by around £250.

Another great benefit of double glazing is that it helps a home retain warmth from the sun. This will reduce your heating and air conditioning costs in the winter and keep your home cooler during summer. This will help you save on your energy bill, as well as save on your carbon footprint. So if you are looking for a better way to reduce energy costs, installing double glazing is a smart move.

Another benefit of double glazing is that it is more difficult to break or force open from the outside. This increases the safety level of your home and discourages burglars from breaking in. Moreover, double-glazed windows also reduce the effects of excessive heat on furnishings. Since your furnishings are better protected, your home will have a higher selling price.

Installing Cat Flaps in Double Glazing

If you're a cat owner, you've probably thought about fitting a cat flap in your double glazing. This can be a brilliant way to give your cat the freedom to enter and leave the house as they please, without you having to continually open and close the door.

It is important to be aware, however, that installing a cat flap in double glazing is not a do-it-yourself task. This is a complex procedure that requires specialised tools and equipment. It is best to hire a specialist cat flap fitter if you are not experienced in this sort of work.

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 pick one that is the best fit for your needs. Some features you might want to consider include a lock or a microchip reader. For example, you may want a cat flap with a lock to prevent other animals from entering your home.

Once you have chosen a cat flap, a professional 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 sort of cat flap for your needs, taking into account your specific requirements.

The cat flap installer will order a new double glazing unit with a hole cut out for the cat flap, thereby preserving the unit's integrity and ensuring the cat flap's proper installation.

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

Finally, the cat flap installer will test the cat flap to make certain that it is working correctly. They will also show you how to use the device and how to adjust the settings. (47902 - Cat Flaps in Double Glazing)

Truro Double Glazing Tasks

Truro Double Glazing Tasks

There are a number of different glazing related tasks that can be undertaken by your local Truro double glazing specialist including rooflight installation, double glazed front doors, conservatory installation, residential double glazing Truro, window replacement Truro, double glazing panel replacement, double glazing price quotes in Truro, double glazed porches, uPVC double glazed windows, double glazed casement windows, repairs to double glazing Truro, double glazed windows, double glazed door adjustments in Truro, double glazed skylights Truro, cat flaps in double glazing Truro, uPVC front doors, retrofit double glazing Truro, aluminium windows, FENSA certified installations, eco double glazing Truro, roof lanterns, repairs to blown double glazing Truro, double glazed window fitting, FENSA certified double glazing Truro, A-rated double glazing Truro, double glazed patio doors Truro, double glazing units, residence 9 windows, cat flap installation in double glazed doors, door replacement, quotes for double glazing Truro, frosted double glazing, bow & bay windows, industrial double glazing Truro, double glazed sash windows, and lots more. These are just a handful of the tasks that are conducted by people specialising in double glazing. Truro providers will tell you about their entire range of services.


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Also find: Carnon Downs double glazing, St Erme double glazing, Ladock double glazing, Probus double glazing, Kenwyn double glazing, St Clement double glazing, Chasewater double glazing, Calenick double glazing, Tregony double glazing, Malpas double glazing, Bodrean double glazing, Treliske double glazing, Trelander double glazing, Highertown double glazing, Kenwyn Hill double glazing, Moresk double glazing, Newham double glazing, Threemilestone double glazing, Kea double glazing and more. All these towns and areas are covered by double glazing companies. Householders in these areas can get quotations for double glazing by going here.

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