Hailing from a period in British history which championed grand architecture,are a beautiful and classic type of , popular in the UK.
But of course, when it comes to new windows for your home, the is only part of the story.
In this article, we take a look at everything you need to know when considering a double-glazed for your home.
What are ?
Named after the 18th and 19th century era in which they were popularised, are generally large windows broken up into smaller panes by .
These can be a which adds external over the glazing unit in addition to inside ones. – fitted inside the sealed unit – or more authentic-looking
Given their design, they are generally windows, meaning that they slide up, vertically.
Coming in uPVC or , they are sought after for the traditional-yet-stylish charm they bring to the home.
What are the Benefits of ?
type of out there. are double (or even triple) glazed like every other
This means, of course, that you can expect the same high level of insulation, resulting in a good ambient room temperature, lower energy bills and less noisy distractions.
Aside from this, the real benefit is in bringing a very classic and up-market feel to the house which can really add value when it comes to selling.
In terms of security, whilst modern windows generally all come with excellent protection, the fact of having smaller square panes (rather than one large one) does make breaking in even more difficult and should deter would-be burglars.
What’s the Cost of ?
Of course, the cost of best both locally and nationally. companies can vary depending on the company you use so it’s worth getting quotes from a few of the
The type of and size and material of the frames will also contribute to the price, as will the choice between an or a Georgian one.
In general, though, given the extra manufacturing work required to produce this ., you could easily expect to pay around 30% than standard
is a great way to improve the look and feel of your home.
Not only will it bring all the benefits of modern , you’ll be continuing a long and charming history of British windows that still look modern to this day.
Hi, Matt here! I started out almost 20 years ago as a teenager working in the family business fitting doors, windows and conservatories. I now run this website to share the best tips and advice for anyone looking to get a good deal on double glazing.