How to save money on double glazing or new uPVC doors
All homes lose heat through their doors because glass is an excellent conductor of heat. Double glazed windows use two sheets of glass instead of one. The two glasses have a gap in between, which is filled with air or an inert gas such as argon.
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Once sealed, the double glazed windows become airtight. The gap between the glasses traps heat, providing insulation for your home. Other benefits of double glazed windows include:
- By reducing the flow of outgoing and incoming heat, double glazed windows help lower your energy bills.
- Double glazed windows are tougher to break, ensuring safety.
- By reducing the amount of heat and sun entering a room, double glazed windows reduce damage to furniture, carpets, and paintings.
- Double glazed windows provide acoustic insulation, reducing traffic, neighbourhood, and other external noises.
- Since double glazed windows trap heat, they are not as cold as single glazed windows. Therefore, they reduce the risk of condensation, which occurs when moist air from inside your house comes into contact with a cold surface. Condensation can cause the growth of mold and mildew in your home.
- By improving energy efficiency, double glazed windows help you reduce your carbon footprint.
- Double glazed windows help increase the overall value of your home.
At this point you could be ready to man the phones and get calling the 100+ installers in your area, get your fingers ready to dial and settle in for the “long haul”. But before you do, the new-fangled internet may have a time saver to investigate.
With so many installers around, it was only a matter of time before someone set about comparing them, and as a result you can now quite easily find prices for double glazing by visiting a good quality double glazing price comparison website.
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