Double Glazed Front Doors – The Types

Double-glazed front doors are a great way to improve the energy efficiency of your home. But what types of double glazing doors are out there for you to choose from?

Each type of double-glazed front doors varies in cost, and can also vary in the benefits they provide for your house. Double glazing can be beneficial to your lifestyle, and to your energy bills. Making home improvement choices that can change and benefit your home over an extended period can be daunting, but as long as you are prepared and have considered your options you should make the right choice.

Well, what type of double-glazed front doors are there?

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aluminium windows

Aluminium Windows: are they worth it?

Investing in brand new double-glazed windows isn’t always as simple as just shelling out for the right number of windows for your home.

You will actually have a surprising amount of decisions to make: double or triple glazing? Which colour to pick for the frames? UPVC or aluminium?

Any trawl through a double-glazing installation contractor will have flagged the need to choose between different materials for your window frames. It can be a dizzying choice to make if you have no idea which material is best.

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Old windows

Double Glazing- How long will your’s last?

Double glazing is expensive – a worthwhile expense – but an expense nonetheless. Here at Double Glazing Newcastle, we do our best to provide you with info on the best glazing companies in the area that provide the best work at the best price; however, regardless of who you choose to provide your new windows, you’ll be looking at a bill for a few thousand pounds for an energy efficient upgrade.

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Window installer


If you’re thinking about having double glazing installed in your home, then it goes without saying that you want the very best. However, with the market so fragmented and pricing more competitive than ever, it can be easy to fall into a trap of hiring a company that offers the cheapest price, only to find out the service is far from pleasing.

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Window Shutters

Dress Your Windows in Style

Your windows are such an important aspect of every single room. They are crucial for light control, privacy and play a large role in the design features of the room. There are many different ways to dress a window and they all can produce very different effects. Here is an insight into some great ways to dress your windows.

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Double Glazing Installation

What to ask when buying Double Glazing?

Double glazed windows can undoubtedly bring many benefits for the homeowner, including increased energy efficiency, and with it, lowered heating bills. They can also be more secure than the homeowner’s existing windows thanks to Help to Buy Windows. However, double glazing can also be a very expensive investment, so as a prospective buyer, you will want to know what questions to ask and what answers to expect when you are compiling a list of Double Glazing Grants and installers. Indeed, many of these questions have been detailed by us below.

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Window Energy Rating

Explaining the Windows Energy Rating (WER)

Window Energy Ratings (WER), as the name suggests, indicate the energy efficiency of your windows. The system is based on an A-G scale, with A-rated windows being the most efficient, and G the least efficient. New and replacement windows must now be at least C-rated to comply with Building Regulations, it can be quite pricey to get windows that are efficient yet cheap especially for charities. Earlier this year we saw that Help to Buy Windows provided a grant of free windows & doors for a hospital caring for parents. so it is these three ratings that you will need to distinguish between in the buying process. WERs are easy to understand, with a rainbow label being used to indicate a window’s Rating. The scheme is much like that used on white goods, household appliances and light bulbs.

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