- What is double glazing?
Double glazing refers to a sealed glass unit comprising 2 sheets of glass separated by a spacer bar around the outside of the glass. The spacer bar creates a nominated mm air gap between the glass panes, which creates the insulation break between the inside and outside of the window.
- Why should I choose uPVC vs regular windows?
Double glazing has been used in the building industry for over 30 years. It is the ideal choice for noise reduction, temperature maintenance and saving energy.
- Does double glazing help with noise?
Yes, double glazing will block out both traffic and people noise. It can reduce noise up to 44 decibels, which works out to be a 75% reduction. We install acoustic glass units made locally to promote optimal noise reduction.
- Does double glazing help maintain temperature?
Yes, double glazing is made to maintain heat. By having double glazing, air is trapped between the two sheets which protects between the hot air inside and the cold air outside. Double glazing was mandatory 15 years ago in the UK to cope with the cold.
- Is uPVC environmentally friendly?
Yes, uPVC windows won’t impact the environment once they are fitted. They are also 100% recyclable.
- Do your windows come with flyscreens?
Yes, all of our windows do come with a locally made flyscreen.
- Does the uPVC discolour?
No, our uPVC frame is Tropical Mix Formula which is suitable hot climate.
- What colours are available?
Customers can choose from color from Renolit.
- Do you offer standard or custom sizes?
We make all of our uPVC windows and doors to custom fit.
- Do you install as well?
No, but we will supply installation manual.
- What are your lead times?
Our lead times are approximately 4 weeks for one 20’ container.
- Do you give free quotes?
Yes, please contact us for a free quote.
- How does double glazing perform with salt water?
We recommend double glazed windows and doors for houses close to the ocean. All of our uPVC windows and doors are salt water resistant.
- How often does double glazing need to be cleaned?
You should clean your windows or doors every 12 months. If you live by the ocean, we recommend every 6 months.
- What sort of upkeep is required?
uPVC will need very little maintenance. We don’t use any glues or paints that risk degrading, so a quick clean every 12 months is all it needs. Use WD40 or grease on the hardware and soapy water on the uPVC.
- How long does double glazing last?
You can expect uPVC windows and doors to last roughly 30 years. Quality materials and fitting standards will encourage long-lasting windows and doors.
- Can I install double glazing myself?
- Does it come with a warranty?
Yes, our uPVC doors and windows come with a 10 year warranty.
- What if I have a heritage looking house?
If you have this style of house, we can make your windows look like all sash case.
- Where do you make your windows?
We custom make and install all of our uPVC windows and doors in China.
- What is the lifespan of double glaze vs. single glazed and what are the main benefits of this?
If designed and installed correctly, double-glazed uPVC windows and doors last approximately 30 years.
- How to prevent condensation buildup on double glazed windows during winter?
There are things you can do to prevent condensation in your home. Double-glazing is a good place to start.
- Why is double glazing a solution for rising electricity costs in the home?
Rising electricity bills can be frustrating. The good news is there are things you can do to reduce the electricity consumption in your home that don’t involve 60-second showers.
- Can double glazed windows & doors be installed in offices, workshops & buildings?
It’s not only homeowners that can benefit from installing double glazed products, business owners can too.
- 25. What is the difference in benefits between double glazing and insulation?
Both double glazing and insulation provide year-round comfort and cut heating and cooling bills, but which one is best?
- Why double-glaze in Australia – isn’t it designed for the European climate?
Australian homes, although not often exposed to extremely low temperatures, still need protection against heat loss.
- Will double-glazing improve my security?
Double glazing has multiple security layers to prevent unwanted guests in your home.
- What are the environmental impacts of uPVC double-glazing?
uPVC is a safe choice, in all phases of its life.
- Are double glazed windows soundproof?
There are a number different ways that noise travels through windows.
- Are double glazed windows easy to break?
One of the biggest problems with regular windows is they’re prone to breaking.
- Why are double glazed windows good insulators?
Double glazing works in the same way as insulation.
- How are double glazed windows made?
A double glazing window is made up of two panes of glass, separated by a bar and seals to create an airtight environment.
- What glass is used for double glazing?
The glass applied to a double glazed window is known for its thermal insulation – Low E, or low-emissivity glass.
- Which is the best framing material for double glazing?
There are a number of different material options for double glazing window frames. Frames can be timber, aluminium, uPVC, or steel.