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Oakwell home Improvements Ltd (Trading as Oakwell Windows and Doors)


23 Cliftonville Gardens
Whitley Bay
Tyne and Wear
ne26 1qj

Phone Number:

/ 0788 561 3037


[email protected]


[email protected]

Post Code:

ne26 1qj

Oakwell home Improvements Ltd (Trading as Oakwell Windows and Doors) residing in Whitley Bay Tyne and Wear. Here are some info about double glazing that you simply won’t know.

1. The quantity of vitality you save will rely upon your own home

Double glazing is a very vitality environment friendly dwelling improvement but the amount you save will rely upon the windows you select and the other insulation you have. To get the most out of your new home windows you must also take into account improving loft and cavity wall insulation.

2. Double glazing is not just available in white!

The most common double glazing installations are white uPVC home windows however uPVC is also out there in different colors, and double glazed windows may also be made in steel (often aluminium) which might be colored any colour, or timber ? which can be stained or painted to a color of your choice.

3. Most manufacturers do not ‘make’ the home windows

Most double glazing corporations buy within the elements they need and put them collectively of their workshop.

4. You should buy frames constructed from recycled plastic

If you are environmentally aware this may be another for you, although these recycled frames do not usually final so long as new, ‘virgin’ frames.

5. There are alternative ways during which frames are made

Frames could be welded or mechanically bolted collectively when they’re made. Welded frames provide a lot better draught proofing and insulation.

6. There are two totally different beading types

Glazing beads are what retains the glass in place in your window. Beading may be inner or external. Inside is often recommended as it is extra secure.

7. Rubber seals can shrink

If rubber seals between the window frame and the pane of glass are fitted individually in 4 (or extra) lengths then they will shrink on the joints. It’s higher to purchase home windows where the rubber is in a single length.

8. The industry is regulated

FENSA and the GGF now provide assist and protection for consumers. This help consists of guidance, insurance, regulation of corporations, and a complaints service.

9. Guarantees fluctuate

The size of guarantees on windows varies so verify the small print. It can be anything from 5-20 years relying on the kind of window and where it’s installed. Some guarantees embrace set up, some don’t.

10. Double glazing might be repaired

Most problems with double glazed home windows can be rectified. Oakwell home Improvements Ltd (Trading as Oakwell Windows and Doors) may be able to help you. Even when the seals have lost their integrity, the glass can usually get replaced with out the full expense of fitting new frames. If you are having repairs performed, be sure you employ a completely qualified double glazing engineer, and don’t attempt to do the work yourself.

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