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CDS Windows, Doors & Conservatories (Trading as CDS Building Solutions)


22 Little Basing
Old Basing
RG24 8AX

Phone Number:

01256 468186


01256 353779


[email protected]

Post Code:

RG24 8AX

CDS Windows, Doors & Conservatories (Trading as CDS Building Solutions) situated in Old Basing. Building regulations in England and Wales imply that all new and substitute double glazing installations should meet certain guidelines.

When you have work carried out on your house that doesn’t comply with Constructing Laws, you might find you have got issues while you come to promote it.

These double glazing building rules are a bit sophisticated so here is a few advice on how to make sure your new double glazed windows comply with these rules.

The most important piece of recommendation?

When you find yourself looking for a double glazing installer, be sure you select one which is FENSA registered.

Why is that this important?

All FENSA registered double glazing firms will ONLY promote and set up double glazing which meets Constructing Regulations. So when you rent a FENSA double glazing firm, you will not must do anything else to verify Constructing Regulations have been complied with. You won’t must know about the laws, you will not must do any paperwork, or get the work inspected.

A FENSA registered firm can even give you assurances of high quality work, and a 5-10 year guarantee. Give CDS Windows, Doors & Conservatories (Trading as CDS Building Solutions) a call for help.

If the double glazing company isn’t FENSA registered?

If this is the case, then issues are more difficult. This is additionally the case in case you are carrying the work out yourself. It is not unattainable to do this, however you have to be certain that several issues will be confirmed. These are that:

Power effectivity ratings meet standards. This means the home windows need a U-worth of between W/m2K ? 2.2 W/m2K, relying on the fabric of the frame. (“U” is the measurement of insulation levels)
Safety glass is used in certain areas (for instance patio doors, at the bottom of stairs, etc)
There’s a minimum of as much air flow as there was prior to the set up of the windows.
Any routes for escaping are retained. For example, a wide opening window shouldn’t be changed with a fixed glass panel.
Support is installed above the window (a lintel).

You will need to fill in varieties, organize for an inspection and pay for a certificates in the event you do not need the work carried out by a FENSA registered company.

There are various other Constructing Rules you have to be conscious of in case you are carrying out structural works to your private home, and it’s all the time a good suggestion to test these before you start any work.

Double glazing is not a job that must be taken lightly. Because of the Building Rules specifically, it is at all times a good idea to get a certified and registered firm to carry out any double glazing installation for you.

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