Why Should You Install Double Glazed Windows?

Double glazing is a great way to improve the overall value of your home. It provides insulation and helps reduce your energy bills.

The space between the two panes can be filled with argon or other inert gas to increase performance. This provides further thermal and acoustic insulation.

By upgrading your windows to double glazing and triple glazing, you can also ensure increase property value which is important for those thinking of selling in the near future.

Reduced Noise

Double glazing is more than just energy efficient, they can also help to reduce outside noise pollution. The air gap between the two glass panes reduces sound vibrations by a significant amount, making it harder for them to penetrate into your home.

This is particularly beneficial if you live in a noisy area, near a train station or airport or are a light sleeper. It also makes it easier to entertain guests or enjoy music without disturbing your neighbours!

Increased Energy Efficiency

Double glazing acts as a thermal bodyguard, keeping your home warm during winter and cooler in summer. This means lower energy bills and less carbon emissions.

With two panes of glass and a layer of thick inert gas, double glazing has superior insulation to single-glazed windows. Heat energy can only transfer through dense objects, and this is largely what stops unwanted heat making its way into your home.

Reduced Condensation

During summer, double glazing keeps your house cool and in the winter, it reduces heat loss. This means you spend less money on energy bills.

When noise waves travel through double glazed windows they lose energy as they pass through the two glass panes and the thick inert gas (usually argon). This means your home is quieter.

In addition to energy efficiency and reduced noise, double glazing also protects your property against opportunistic burglars. The extra layer of glass means a burglar will have to break through both panes of glass to gain entry.

Increased Security

uPVC frames are also harder to break than traditional timber frames and modern double glazing is fitted with multipoint locks incorporating shoot bolts. This makes it extremely difficult for burglars to break into your home. They will find it more challenging and time consuming so they will likely give up and may even attract attention from your neighbours.

This also offers peace of mind to those with young children and pets. Increased safety in a property is a selling point which can be used as an advantage when selling.

Increased Value

Adding double glazing windows will increase the value of your home. They are more attractive than single glazed windows and provide extra insulation that will help you save money.

New buyers often look for newly installed windows as it is a task they do not need to worry about. This means, new windows will give your property an advantage and an opportunity to increase the price.