You’ve probably heard a lot about double glazing in the past – perhaps you’ve even been visited by the quintessential double glazing salesman! However, we want to make sure that you have the most accurate and up-to-date information about double glazing in order to best guide your decision-making and purchasing process.
What Is Double Glazing?
At its most basic, double glazing uses multiple panes of glass in one single “unit”. The two panes of glass are separated by a spacer, and then the “void” between the two panes is filled with air or gas.
This picture should help you to better understand just what double glazing is:
Why Choose Double Glazing
There are a number of great benefits to choosing double glazing for your home, such as:
- Reduce power bills – Because you will lose less heat through your windows, your heating system will not have to work as hard. This means less heating required, and more money saved.
- Warmer, drier home in winter – This is a massive benefit, especially if you feel the cold.
- Cooler, more comfortable home in summer – The insulative properties of double glazing also have the benefit of helping to keep your home cooler in the hot summer months.
- Minimise noise pollution – Making your home a more relaxing place in which to live.
Can I Get Double Glazing For My Existing Windows?
Double glazing isn’t just for new home builds. You can also have it installed on your existing windows through a process known as retrofitting.
Click here to find out more about retrofit solutions that will be suitable for your home.