Why Your Home Needs Double Glazing

Why Your Home Needs Double Glazing

The following contribution is from another author.

If you do not have double glazing in your home, you are seriously missing out. This post has been designed to reveal all of the benefits that are associated with using a company for double glazing.

This is undoubtedly a service that has become exceedingly popular over the years. After all, there are many homes and businesses throughout the United Kingdom and across the globe that are losing a considerable amount of heat through their windows. Double glazed windows provide the obvious and most effective solution in these instances. Thick curtains simply will not suffice!

Keeping that in mind, read on to discover all of the benefits associated with going down the double glazing route…

There is only one place to begin and this is with the fact that you will lower your energy usage substantially. In fact, it is believed that a typical semi-detached house can reduce their energy usage by approximately 18 per cent or 0.30 tonnes if they choose to have double glazing installed. This is extremely important, as you will save money, do your bit for the environment, and keep your house warm.

Moreover, the Energy Saving Trust have revealed that you can actually save approximately $170 per year if you make the switch from single glazing to double glazing. This showcases another obvious benefit, and that is indeed cost efficiency. You will find that this investment soon pays for itself. Therefore, whilst you may need to pay money to have double glazing installed, you will actually soon start to make money once the years pass by.

This is especially the case when you consider the fact that double glazed windows are supposed to last for approximately twenty years. Therefore, you are benefitting from a product with a long life span, and thus you know you are definitely getting your money’s worth.

When it comes to the effects you will feel in your home, there are two main advantages worth considering. These are heat retention and soundproofing. When it comes to the latter, the added insulation will help to keep noise out of your home. This is especially beneficial for those that live in busy and noisy areas. Moreover, once you have double glazing installed you will notice that heat does not leave your house easily. It will be much easier to control temperature in your home. Therefore, the money you have spent on generator installers and any other heating products and services will not go to waste.

Last but not least, when it comes to having double glazed windows installed you have various options at your disposal. All you need to do is a quick Internet search to see that this is the case. From uPVC windows to wooden frames, there are many solutions to pick between. This is important, as it means you are guaranteed to finds something that fits into your budget and the style of your home. Many people worry that such a change is going to limit their selection, but it definitely won’t in this instance.

To conclude, when you carefully assess all of the points that have been touched upon, it is really not difficult to see why double glazing is recommended for all types of properties.



Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).