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Double Glazing For Caravans And Lodges

Double glazing for caravans

Fitting double glazing in caravans and lodges can really help keep them warm throughout the year. With many more people choosing to stay in the UK for their holidays each year, buying a caravan or a static home or lodge is becoming ever more popular. This option lets you holiday whenever you like, without the … Read more

Can double glazed windows (IGU) keep sun heat out?

Double Glazing Heat

Does double glazing keep heat out as well as providing insulation to keep the heat in? The majority of people in the UK would think of double and triple glazed units, or IGU’s, as a way to keep heat inside a home and therefore reduce bills in winter. However, IGU’s can also be used to … Read more

Does Double Glazing Block Out Noise?

Double Glazing Block Noise

Does double glazing really block out noise? This article explains how double glazing blocks out noise. Many people will turn to double glazing as a way to block out noise from their homes as well as to keep the heat in; if you live on a busy road or near to a pub, airport or … Read more

Double Glazing Frame Materials, Picking The Right Frame

Double Glazing Frame Materials

This article explores the different type of double glazing frame materials available today. Aluminium This shares many of the features of PVCu, although aluminium is more expensive and does not provide such efficient insulation. When double glazed windows first became popular in the late 1960s aluminium was the usual choice of material due to its … Read more

Double Glazing Design Issues

Double Glazing Prices

Double glazing design issues, there are a number of issues worth considering regarding the design of your replacement windows and doors. Sight lines Most modern replacement windows (get a quote here) have smaller areas of glass wherever there are openings (sashes) fitted. Where the frames are fixed the glass area will be larger. This creates … Read more

Types Of Glass For Double Glazed Windows & Doors

Types Of Glass

There are a number of options when it comes to choosing the glass in your double glazed units – from plain to patterned, coloured, stained and a number of ‘speciality’ glasses. Your choice will depend on your house style, your budget, your taste and the position of the window. Low E Glass Low-e glass stands for … Read more

How To Spot A Cowboy Double Glazing Installer

Cowboy Double Glazing Installer

If you are getting new windows or doors installed in to your home, it’s hard to know if the company or the contractor is being reasonable in the services or the charges they are providing. FENSA have provided a free report to consumers which will help you spot a cowboy company, which could save you … Read more

Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme introduced by Nick Ross

Double Glazing

All DGCOS Accredited Installers are continually vetted in many areas to ensure consumers are satisfied. All customers receive comprehensive protection throughout the buying, installation and after-sales service experience. DGCOS is the only Ombudsman Scheme for the double glazing installation industry. However, membership is optional. Customers should check to establish if your installer is on the … Read more