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Double Glazing Walkden Greater Manchester (M28): Putting in double glazing can help to reduce noise, boost security and enhance the energy efficiency of your home in Walkden. Double glazing refers to the method of making the window using two panes of glass with a gas filled medium, usually argon, between them. Because it behaves like an insulating material, this gas provides a home with incredible sound proofing and thermal qualities.

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

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Condensation is caused by a small gap appearing in the seal around the glass, permitting warmer air from inside the home to get into the space between the window panes. Moisture forms as the heated air makes contact with the colder exterior pane of glass, which means that you have a condensation issue. If this happens fairly often it is probably time to replace your current windows.

Immediate improvements in the warmth and insulation from outside sounds will be seen if your home in Walkden has windows with single glazing and you swap the for double glazed windows. Upgrading to double glazing may also help to raise the value of your home when you opt to sell.


To find windows that satisfy your choice of style and match your home, you should hire an experienced double glazing installer in the Walkden area. Whether you're searching for contemporary casement windows and patio doors, or period sash windows for an older property in Walkden, double glazing units can be bought in a large selection of sizes, materials and colours to suit your needs.

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Opening inwards or outwards, double glazed casement windows have hinges on one side. This enables easier cleaning and also gives ample airflow during the summer. For additional security, casement windows can also come in a tilt and turn design. Allowing them to be opened slightly, tilt and turn windows have an extra hinge. Enhanced security results, because to allow cool air to flow into the room, they can be locked firmly in position when partially open.

There are also options available for double glazed sash windows for a more traditional look that are suitable for a period house in Walkden. These can be single hung, where just one pane is moveable, or double hung, where both panes can be slid open. Sash windows weren't recognised for being energy efficient in the past, but nowadays there is practically nothing between the thermal loss of sash and casement windows, as modern double glazing designs have reduced this problem.

Bay windows look wonderful and can bring a sense of space to a room. If your Walkden property has a bay window already, replacing it with a double glazed equivalent should not be too difficult. The good thing about a bay window is the quantity of light it allows into a room, and if you've got a deep sill on the inside, it is the ideal place to fit a window seat.

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By using uPVC materials, today's double glazed units can be made in pretty much any colour. It is also possible to have wooden frames for a traditional look, or aluminium double glazing for a more modern feel. Aluminium units no longer have to be a dull, grey and bland looking frame for your double glazing, and can easily be coloured to match your home.

All modern double glazing must come with a CE approval mark. This proves the standard of the frame and the glass and the mark should be visible on the inside of the sealed glass unit and on the frame. The CE logo is a necessity for all doors and windows produced in the United Kingdom and the EU. Make certain that your double glazing specialist in Walkden is using CE approved materials in the manufacture of it's windows and doors, otherwise they might be made to less rigorous standards and using inferior materials and components. Even though these poorer quality products may be OK in some situations, you should insist on guaranteed products that have CE approval for your property in Walkden.


Finding a first-rate double glazing company in Walkden for your new windows can often begin with a recommendation from friends or acquaintances. This can be helpful when trying to find companies to provide you with a double glazing price quote, and word of mouth testimonials provide an insight into how a company operates. Try to contact at least three different firms when getting quotations for double glazing in Walkden. So as to help you choose the best solution for your new windows and doors, an established double glazing fitter will give you a free, no obligation quote. So that you get an exact price for the task, a saleperson will obtain detailed measurements of the door and window frames you are replacing. It's always a wise idea to bear in mind that there may well be a bit of room for negotiation on the total price, if your entire house in Walkden is being double glazed.

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When you've selected the best double glazing specialist in Walkden and have agreed upon a price for the double glazed windows, they'll be custom made in your desired style and colour. Depending on your frame type, the opening options, the number of doors and windows you need and the design of window, this may take anything from a few days to several weeks. If you need planning permission, this must be organised, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between yourself and the company.

You might need planning permission if your property is in an area such as the boundaries of a National Park, is listed, has a restrictive covenant or is in a conservation area. Having already conducted work in the Walkden area, an experienced double glazing company will know the legal requirements and necessities, and will be able to advise you of any restrictions.

The time it takes to install your new double glazing will of course depend on how many doors and windows you have ordered. It usually takes under 3 hours to install a standard double glazed window unit. This time also includes removing the pre-existing window and frame, and carefully preparing the space into which the new window will sit. An average house in Walkden can be finished within a couple of days with the minimum of disruption to you.


Any double glazing firm in Walkden worth considering should be a member of the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme, FENSA, Trustmark, the GGF (Glass and Glazing Federation), or some other recognised trade body.

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Membership of such organisations demonstrates that the company is qualified, experienced and complies with the appropriate building regulations, but does not guarantee that nothing will go awry during your double glazing installation.

These industry associations also provide some form of compensation or guarantee schemes, on top of the company warranty, to make certain that if there is any conflict there is an impartial arbitration between the two parties. It's always good to know that help is at hand if it is required, although most double glazing installations in Walkden are completed with no issues.


Even when the installation has gone without any issues, advice might be required afterwards, and questions might need to be asked. Double glazing companies in Walkden will typically offer a ten year guarantee on your new windows, and in case anything should go wrong some will also provide a troubleshooting and callout service. To find out if there is a free repair and callout period as part of the warranty, it is advisable to check this out beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be done in Walkden and also in: Farnworth, Wardley, Linnyshaw, Pendlebury, Hill Top, Greenheys, Roe Green, Mosley Common, Little Hulton, Hulton, Kearsley, Worsley, Tyldesley, Stoneclough, Astley, Boothstown, as well as in these postcodes M28 3AD, M28 0GA, M28 3DE, M28 3PX, M28 0GF, M28 3FR, M28 0GE, M28 3LT, M28 3PG, M28 3NL. Locally based Walkden double glazing installers will most likely have the dialling code 0161 and the postcode M28. Checking this should confirm that you're accessing locally based providers of double glazing. Walkden householders are able to utilise these and lots of 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 is a great way to let your cat come and go as they please, without you having to keep opening and closing the door for them.

It is important to note that installing a cat flap in double glazing is not a do-it-yourself task, and should be carried out by a professional. Specialist tools and equipment are essential for this complex process. Unless you are experienced in this kind of work, it is best to hire a professional cat flap fitter.

How to install a cat flap in double glazing:

When choosing a cat flap, it is important to consider the size of your cat and 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. For example, you may want a cat flap with a lock or a microchip reader.

Once you have chosen a cat flap, you need to contact a specialist cat flap fitter. They will come to your home to assess the situation and to measure the space where the cat flap will be installed. They will also be able to advise you on the best kind of cat flap for your needs.

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

The cat flap installer will return to your home in Walkden 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 fitter then installs the cat flap in the hole cut into the double-glazed unit, ensuring proper installation and maintaining the unit's integrity.

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

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There is a wide range of glazing related work that can be accomplished by your local Walkden double glazing specialist including bow & bay windows in Walkden, cat flap installation in double glazed doors in Walkden, FENSA certified installations in Walkden, bi-fold doors, double glazing sealing, uPVC double glazing Walkden, glass roofs in Walkden, double glazing installation in Walkden, double glazed french door installation, conservatory installation, double glazed door repairs Walkden, repairs to double glazing Walkden, FENSA certified double glazing Walkden, cheap double glazing Walkden, replacement double glazed windows Walkden, double glazed doors Walkden, secondary double glazing Walkden, double glazed door fitting, double glazed porch installations Walkden, double glazed window locks, noise reducing double glazing Walkden, commercial double glazing Walkden, double glazing grants, rooflight installation in Walkden, conservatories Walkden, double-glazed extensions, frosted double glazing, double glazed skylights, replacement double glazing Walkden, retrofit double glazing Walkden, double glazed front doors, window installations in Walkden, double glazed bay windows, double glazed door adjustments, FENSA certified double glazing installation in Walkden, and lots more. Listed are just a selection of the activities that are undertaken by people specialising in double glazing. Walkden specialists will be happy to tell you about their entire range of services.


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Also find: Hulton double glazing, Linnyshaw double glazing, Little Hulton double glazing, Boothstown double glazing, Hill Top double glazing, Roe Green double glazing, Stoneclough double glazing, Astley double glazing, Mosley Common double glazing, Greenheys double glazing, Wardley double glazing and more. Practically all of these localities are serviced by double glazing companies. Property owners in these areas can get quotes for new double glazed windows by going here.

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(This double glazing Walkden article was last updated on 08-02-2024)