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Pete’s Plastics( Fittings)


Unit 2
Pinbush Road
NR33 7NL

Phone Number:

01502 530 552 / 07861 214443


01502 530 552


[email protected]

Post Code:

NR33 7NL

Pete’s Plastics( Fittings) residing in Pinbush Road. Here are some facts about double glazing that you just won’t know.

1. The quantity of energy you save will depend upon your property

Double glazing is a really vitality efficient home improvement but the amount you save will depend on the windows you choose and the opposite insulation you have. To get probably the most from your new home windows you must also consider enhancing loft and cavity wall insulation.

2. Double glazing is not simply out there in white!

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

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

Most double glazing firms buy in the components they want and put them collectively in their workshop.

4. You should buy frames created from recycled plastic

If you are environmentally aware this can be an alternative for you, although these recycled frames don’t normally final so long as new, ‘virgin’ frames.

5. There are alternative ways through which frames are made

Frames will be welded or mechanically bolted collectively when they are made. Welded frames provide much better draught proofing and insulation.

6. There are two completely different beading sorts

Glazing beads are what retains the glass in place in your window. Beading can be inside or external. Internal is normally recommended as it is more secure.

7. Rubber seals can shrink

If rubber seals between the window body and the pane of glass are fitted individually in four (or extra) lengths then they’ll shrink at the joints. It is better to buy windows where the rubber is in one length.

8. The trade is regulated

FENSA and the GGF now present assist and safety for consumers. This help consists of steering, insurance coverage, regulation of firms, and a complaints service.

9. Ensures differ

The size of ensures on home windows varies so examine the small print. It can be anything from 5-20 years relying on the kind of window and where it’s installed. Some ensures embody installation, some don’t.

10. Double glazing will be repaired

Most issues with double glazed home windows might be rectified. Pete’s Plastics( Fittings) 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’re having repairs performed, be sure to employ a fully qualified double glazing engineer, and don’t try to do the work yourself.

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