If you are considering making the switch to double glazing
then do make sure you check out who to hire to fit them - look online for reviews and recommendations and go for a company which offers a guarantee on all work.
If you're on a budget, and cannot afford to splash out on double glazing
, fitting secondary glazing could be the answer.
He says these can be held together to make superb coldframes and the double glazing
units especially make virtually frost free coldframes.
OFT director Nisha Arora said: "Energy efficiency products such as double glazing
can offer major benefits to consumers through lower energy bills and warmer homes, but it is important that people are able to make informed purchases with confidence.
The independent energy advisory group state that replacing all singleglazed windows with B-rated double glazing
will save the average householder about PS165 per year on energy bills.
The property has gas central heating, double glazing
, and garage.
Over the next five years, South Tyneside Homes will be installing double glazing
in properties as part of the Decent Homes programme of improvements.
Installing double glazing
can cut heat loss through windows by half.
Fitting patterned carpets or PVC double glazing
in period properties are other blunders guaranteed to put off potential buyers, the survey by Chase de Vere Mortgage Management found.
Plastic film, held in place with double-sided adhesive tape is the best choice for the low-cost double glazing
of any windows that do not need to be opened for ventilation, since it can be removed in spring, and can easily be torn down in an emergency.
All double glazing
is semi-obscured except for a few clear-glazed top-hung opening windows.