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Westhoughton Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Double Glazing Westhoughton Greater Manchester (BL5): Double glazed windows can reduce noise levels, boost security and increase your home's energy efficiency. Double glazing refers to the way a window is made using twin panes of glass with a gas filled medium, commonly argon, trapped between them. Acting as insulation, this inert gas provides effective sound proofing and thermal qualities for any home or property.

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If your home in Westhoughton is already fitted with older double glazed windows, and you're experiencing problems such as condensation or draughts, now would be a good time to get some new replacement double glazing to bring your property up-to-date.

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Condensation in the space between the panes occurs when a a small hole develops in the seal around the glass and warmer air enters from inside the property. As the warmer air comes into contact with the colder exterior pane of glass, moisture forms, with condensation as the result. If this happens fairly often it is probably time to upgrade your current windows.

Upgrading to double glazed windows will result in immediate improvements in the warmth and soundproofing, if your home in Westhoughton has currently got single glazing. You may also enhance the value of your property (if you elect to sell), by upgrading to double glazed windows.


To find windows that match your choice and complement your home, you can use an experienced double glazing installer in the Westhoughton area. From modern casement windows and patio doors to period sash windows for older properties, double glazed frames are available in a large selection of materials, sizes and colours.

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Opening outwards or inwards, double glazed casement windows have hinges on one side. This gives a good amount of airflow in the warm summer months and allows for easier cleaning. If security is crucial to you, casement windows are also made of a tilt and turn layout. Allowing them to open a small amount, tilt and turn double glazed windows have a supplementary hinge. This adds extra security because they can be locked firmly into position when only partly open to permit cool air to enter the room.

To suit an older or period home in Westhoughton, there are also options available for double glazing sash windows with a more traditional look. There are single hung models where just one sash can be slid open, and double hung designs, where both of the sashes slide. The sash windows of yesteryear were renowned for their poor energy efficiency, but this issue has for the most part been alleviated with modern double glazing designs, and with respect to thermal loss, there's hardly any difference between sash and casement windows nowadays.

Helping to bring a sense of space to a room, bay windows look fabulous. If your property in Westhoughton has already got bay windows, it should not be too difficult to replace them with double glazed equivalents. The quantity of light that it lets into a room, is the good thing about a bay window, and it's a great place to install a window seat if you've got a sill that is sufficiently deep on the interior side.

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With the development of modern uPVC materials, pretty much any colour is possible in today's double glazing window frames. For a more contemporary feel you could pick aluminium double glazing, or for that traditional look - timber frames. Easily coloured to complement your home, aluminium frames no longer have to be a grey, dull and bland like they used to be.

All modern double glazing must come with a CE approval mark. This CE mark proves the standard of both the glass and the frame, and should be plainly visible on the frame and inside the sealed glass panel. For all windows and doors made in the UK and the EU, the CE logo is a requirement. If your double glazing specialist in Westhoughton does not use CE approved components they might be manufactured using less rigorous standards of production and cheaper materials. Although these lower quality frames may be good enough in certain situations, you should always insist upon guaranteed double glazing that have CE approval for your home in Westhoughton.


Finding an established double glazing firm in Westhoughton for your new windows and doors can often begin with recommendations from friends and family. These types of word of mouth testimonials can be valuable when searching for a company to give you a quote, and can often provide valuable insights into the performance of a company. When getting a quote for double glazing in Westhoughton, always try and contact at least 3 different companies. A free, no obligation quotation will be provided by a competent double glazing fitter, so that you're able to choose the ideal solution for your needs. Precise measurements of your door and window frames will be taken by the salesperson, so that you will be given an accurate price for the job. It is always a wise idea to remember that there could be a bit of room for negotating the overall price, if your whole property in Westhoughton is being double glazed.

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Once you are satisfied with a price you've been quoted, and have decided on which company in Westhoughton to use, your brand new double glazed windows and doors will be made-to-order at the factory. According to the opening options, your frame type, the design of window and the amount of windows you need, this may take anything from a few days to several weeks. If planning permission is necessary, this should be applied for, and an agreed time frame for installation can be set between yourself and the company.

It is possible that you may need to apply for planning permission if your home is a listed building, is close to a National Park, has a restrictive covenant or is in a conservation area. Having previously completed work in the Westhoughton area, an experienced double glazing specialist will understand the legal necessities and requirements, and will be happy to advise you on any restrictions.

The installation time of your windows will be determined by how many windows and doors are being installed. It typically takes approximately three hours to put in a regular double glazed window unit. This time will also include taking out the pre-existing window, and carefully preparing the void into which the new window will sit. An average property can be finished within a couple of days with minimal disruption to you.


Your selected double glazing firm in Westhoughton should at least be a member of one acknowledged trade organisation such as the Double Glazing Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS), Trustmark, FENSA or the GGF (Glass and Glazing Federation).

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Accreditations from such trade bodies signifies that the company is qualified, experienced and observes the appropriate building regulations, but does not guarantee that nothing will go wrong during the installation of your double glazed windows.

In addition to any company warranties, these industry associations also offer some type of compensation or guarantee schemes, to ensure that there is an independent arbitration between the 2 parties in case of any conflict. It's good to know that help can be sought when it's needed, although the vast majority of double glazing installations in Westhoughton are completed satisfactorily.


Even if the process has gone to plan during the installation there might be advice needed or questions afterwards. A good double glazing company in Westhoughton will offer a guarantee of up to ten years on your new doors and windows, and also offer a callout and troubleshooting service in the event that anything goes amiss. To see if there is a free repair and callout period as part of the guarantee, it's advisable to check beforehand.

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Double Glazing work can be done in Westhoughton and also nearby in: Pennington Green, Aspull, Chequerbent, Bolton, Hindley, Daisy Hill, Over Hulton, Chew Moor, Dob Brow, Cooper Turning, Hindley Green, Lostock, Hart Common, Dobb Brow, Wingates, together with these postcodes BL5 2HA, BL5 2JL, BL5 2AY, BL5 2BW, BL5 2LQ, BL5 2NR, BL5 1BA, BL5 2JN, BL5 2NG, BL5 2JZ. Local Westhoughton double glazing services will most likely have the dialling code 01942 and the postcode BL5. Checking this out will make sure that you access locally based providers of double glazing. Westhoughton householders will be able to utilise these and many other glazing related services.

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The amount of waste which is produced when undertaking garden revamps or home improvements in Westhoughton is one of the main downsides of these types of projects. With regards to double glazing installation in Westhoughton, it will depend on the extent and specifics of your project. Sometimes there will be quite a bit of waste, other times hardly any. It could be the case that the removal of waste is listed in the quotation, because some double glazing companies are happy to remove waste as an integral part of the process. Make sure you ascertain this, as you may well be landed with handling your own waste removal.

Hiring a skip is the easiest way to dispose of this waste. Coming in a multitude of sizes, skips can be hired to suit the amount of waste that you're expecting to generate. Most skip hire providers in Westhoughton offer skip bags, mini-skips, midi-skips, builders skips and even roll-on roll-off skips for different domestic and commercial projects.

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There are a number of different glazing related tasks that can be accomplished by your local Westhoughton double glazing specialist including replacement double glazing Westhoughton, double glazed skylights, retrofit double glazing Westhoughton, price quotes for double glazing Westhoughton, double glazing price quotes Westhoughton, cat flaps in double glazing Westhoughton, double glazed front doors Westhoughton, the installation of double glazing Westhoughton, FENSA certified double glazing installation in Westhoughton, double glazed windows, double glazed window hinges, eco double glazing Westhoughton, double glazing panel replacement, double glazed units, door installations, uPVC double glazing Westhoughton, residence 9 windows, secondary double glazing Westhoughton, double glazed porch installation Westhoughton, noise reducing double glazing Westhoughton, uPVC front doors, double glazed casement windows Westhoughton, window installations Westhoughton, A-rated double glazing Westhoughton, double glazed window fitting, glass roofs, double glazing repairs in Westhoughton, repairs to blown double glazing Westhoughton, double glazed patio doors, replacement double glazed windows Westhoughton, tinted double glazing, uPVC double glazed windows, bow & bay windows, repairs to double glazing Westhoughton, condensation between double glazing in Westhoughton, and more. Listed are just a few of the activities that are conducted by people specialising in double glazing. Westhoughton professionals will be delighted to keep you abreast of their entire range of services.

The Benefits of Double Glazed Windows in Westhoughton

  • They are low maintenance.
  • They provide better security.
  • They are better for the environment.
  • They increase the value of your property.
  • They prevent UV damage.
  • They save you money on energy bills.
  • They boost your home's soundproofing.
  • They have a more attractive appearance.
  • They provide a better level of insulation.
  • They greatly reduce condensation.

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Also find: Hart Common double glazing, Chew Moor double glazing, Chequerbent double glazing, Pennington Green double glazing, Lostock double glazing, Cooper Turning double glazing, Over Hulton double glazing, Dob Brow double glazing, Wingates double glazing, Daisy Hill double glazing, Dobb Brow double glazing and more. Pretty much all of these locations are catered for by double glazing experts. Property owners in these places can get quotations for new double glazed windows by going here.

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