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B G Elvins Ltd. (Trading as The Glasshouse)


Charles Street
B97 5AA

Phone Number:

01527 545 569


01527 547 746


[email protected]

Post Code:

B97 5AA

B G Elvins Ltd. (Trading as The Glasshouse) are based in Redditch Worcestershire. Sealed double glazing models are usually not often permitted in listed buildings, or in a conservation area. You may also find in case you are in a block of flats that you simply cannot get permission to have new windows installed just for your flat.

So what’s the reply if you want to get some of the benefits of double glazing?

Secondary double glazing consists of an extra pane of glass or plastic on the inside of your windows. It does not affect the skin appearance of the building. There are some varieties which you can set up yourself and a few types that are professionally installed.

Professionally installed secondary double glazing usually consists of an aluminium frame fitted to the inside of the window recess. A pane of glass is then fitted into this, and it can be opened either by sliding it open or, in some cases, tilting open. Entry is often still accessible to open the skin home windows, and fire escape routes are taken into consideration.

A less expensive, although much less efficient, possibility is to have Perspex sheets reduce to dimension and fix them yourself. When you do this it will be clever to maintain some home windows uncovered to permit for escape in the case of fire.

The cheapest choice is to purchase plastic film and install it over the within of your windows. That is usually fixed with double sided tape, and a hair dryer is used to shrink it. This is designed to be used for the winter, then removed when the weather is warmer. It’s not potential to open the windows when this is fitted, and that is one among its main disadvantages. Get B G Elvins Ltd. (Trading as The Glasshouse) to help you.

Benefits of secondary double glazing

Whilst secondary double glazing will not be as efficient as sealed double glazed units at reducing warmth loss, cutting out draughts and lowering noise or condensation, it does help. In truth you may save up to round ??sixty five a 12 months when you set up professionally fitted secondary double glazed glass panels. This is around half the saving you could possibly achieve from sealed double glazed units.

Typically, secondary double glazing is the one possibility you’ve and it is positively value considering. It is important, however, to research the differing types thoroughly so that you make the very best resolution for you and your property.

You do not have to overlook out on double glazed windows, simply because you can’t have your home windows replaced. Perhaps secondary double glazing is the solution for you.

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