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Piper Double Glazing Ltd (Trading as Elephant Windows)


Hamelin Court
140 Newington Road
CT12 6PP

Phone Number:

01843 850 100 / 01843 850 500


01843 850999/852626



[email protected]

Post Code:

CT12 6PP

Piper Double Glazing Ltd (Trading as Elephant Windows) are based in 140 Newington Road. Sealed double glazing units will not be often permitted in listed buildings, or in a conservation area. You might also discover if you’re in a block of flats that you can’t get permission to have new windows installed just in your flat.

So what’s the answer if you want to get a few of the advantages of double glazing?

Secondary double glazing consists of an additional pane of glass or plastic on the within of your windows. It doesn’t affect the surface look of the building. There are some types which you’ll be able to install yourself and some varieties that are professionally installed.

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

A cheaper, although much less effective, choice is to have Perspex sheets minimize to dimension and fix them yourself. For those who do this it might be clever to maintain some windows uncovered to permit for escape within the case of fire.

The most cost effective possibility is to buy plastic film and install it over the within of your windows. This is often mounted with double sided tape, and a hair dryer is used to shrink it. This is designed to be used for the winter, then eliminated when the weather is warmer. It’s not possible to open the windows when that is fitted, and that is one in all its major disadvantages. Get Piper Double Glazing Ltd (Trading as Elephant Windows) to help you.

Benefits of secondary double glazing

Whilst secondary double glazing will not be as efficient as sealed double glazed items at decreasing warmth loss, chopping out draughts and lowering noise or condensation, it does help. In actual fact you may save as much as around ??sixty five a yr if you install professionally fitted secondary double glazed glass panels. This is round half the saving you may obtain from sealed double glazed units.

Typically, secondary double glazing is the only option you might have and it is positively worth considering. It will be significant, nevertheless, to analysis the differing types completely so that you make the most effective decision for you and your property.

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

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