Having double glazing windows and doors fitted to your house extension, as with the rest of your home, means that you will save money on energy bills in the long run. Another advantage is the reduction in outside noise levels and the added security they can provide. However, there are many different kinds of windows and doors available, and it pays to know exactly what you want when planning your house extension.
Double Glazed Windows & Doors
For an introduction to double glazing, read Double Glazing Windows, it also provides details of a ratings system for windows’ energy-efficiency.
Due to its low cost and easy maintenance UPVC is an increasingly popular choice of material for window frames and also doors. UPVC Doors provides more information on the effectiveness of this material, particularly with regards to external doors.
The Cost of Double Glazing
When it comes to double glazing, a big factor is cost – naturally. However, it can be difficult to make even a rough estimate before you plan your windows and doors. How much does double glazing cost? provides some specific information on prices in 2013. Although the prices quoted are rough estimates, they will give you a good idea of how much you can expect to spend.
Our Windows & Doors Buying Guide details the main different types of windows, doors and materials available, providing you with the most useful information you will need to take into a discussion with your builder and architect of your home extension. To find a supplier of double glazing windows and doors, take a look at the reputable companies listed in our Directory. Don’t forget: before making a final decision, make sure that you have received at least three quotes to compare.