Double glazing provides better insulation than traditional glazing. Since they are a bad conductor of heat they will reduce heat lose from your home during winter and ensure temperature within the house remain at standard levels. During the hot summer months, the windows keep the extreme heat outside. The windows will trim down the amount of radiated heat and therefore stop too much heat from penetrating into your house.
Double glazing allows your house to retain gained during sunny days. The increased insulation also means that you do not need to turn your central heating on often. During the hot summer months, the cooler house means you do not need to use the AC very often. This translates to much lower energy consumption and bills.
Safe and Secure
Double glazed windows are extra strong and therefore much harder to break compared to single glazed windows. They are very difficult to force open from the outside making it harder for burglars to get into your house/property. So you can rest easy in the knowledge that no one can break into your home with ease.
Double Glazing provide better insulation from noise compared to single glazing, perfect for those that live in the city or in noisy neighbourhoods. With double glazing, your house provides a quiet and peaceful environment away from the loud and busy world outside. They also stop noise coming from your house so you can keep conversations within the house, play loud music and have social gatherings without worrying about the neighbours getting disturbed. Double Glazed windows reduces external noise 5 times more than the single glazed windows.
Adds Value To Your Property
Double Glazing enhances your properties value and sale potential as it makes the house more attractive to potential buyers compared to a house with single glazed windows. Potential buyers would not want to buy a property where they would have to upgrade the windows themselves when there are properties there with double glazed windows.
Double Glazed windows not only protect heat, but they also help maintain moisture level during winters and humidity during summer thus reducing condensation. This may not sound like a big deal but condensation can lead to mould, mildew which can cause health problems. The humidity can also cause the wooden window frames to rot. The reduced levels of condensation help avoid the costly maintenance and repairs caused by water damage.
Double Glazed Windows require little maintenance. The only maintenance required is a wipe down with a damp cloth a few times a year as the buildup of dust can cause discolouration. Wipe off the condensation to avoid rotting of the window frames and avoid abrasive means of cleaning. Do this and you can be sure that your double glazed windows will serve you for a long time.
Double glazing has a great way of increasing the curb appeal of your house. Today all architectural profiles can be fitted with double glazing without compromising on the original look and feel of the house. By employing the services of an experienced and qualified contractor to install your double glazing, you can be sure of a great look.
If you are looking for something that will provide even better insulation and money is no issue to you, then check out Triple Glazed Windows. But are they worth it?