Home Improvement

Triple glazed windows – the pros and cons

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Whilst double glazing is a worthwhile addition to any home, there’s also a level of glazing beyond it. Triple glazing allows for three panes of glass to be fitted within the window, with pockets of argon gas between them. Understandably, triple glazing sits at a higher price point than double glazing, since there’s more to it.

You might be wondering whether it’s worth spending more money to opt for triple glazing as opposed to double glazing, so as experts in the home improvements industry, Fitter Windows is here to help you find an answer.

How energy efficient is triple glazing compared to double glazing?

One of the biggest selling points for both double and triple glazing is the energy efficiency it provides your home with. Whilst double glazing is more than enough to keep you warm, triple glazing is there for when you want a little more. If you live in a particularly large home, you might consider triple glazing to ensure that your home is able to keep the heat in.

The soundproofing benefits of triple glazing

Another reason why you might choose triple glazing for your home is because of the acoustic qualities it provides. People that live in particularly loud or busy areas will certainly be inclined to choose triple glazing over double glazing.

It’s true that both double and triple glazing have sound reduction elements, but as you might expect, the extra pane of glass within triple glazing makes it harder for outside sounds to reach the interior of your home.

Is triple glazing more secure?

Any window from Fitter Windows is exceptionally secure but once again, triple glazing makes everything that slight bit better. When a window has three panes of glass, the force required to shatter it becomes that much more powerful, discouraging any potential intruders and making your home less of a target. Combine this with a modern, secure locking system and you’ll have the ultimate peace of mind.

How triple glazing works

Does triple glazing increase home value?

When you add triple glazing to a home, you’re also adding value to it. Because triple glazing provides everything we’ve mentioned thus far, your property is immediately more valued when it’s installed and also more desirable to those on the market should you ever look to sell your home. With so many options available like triple glazed aluminium windows or triple glazed uPVC sliding sash windows, you’re sure to have a home that’s worth more with an installation from Fitter Windows.

How much does triple glazing cost?

The elephant in the room when it comes to triple glazing is the price that it comes with. This can cause some people to choose double glazing instead, and that’s a perfectly viable choice, but it’s worth considering the added property value that we’ve touched on. You’ll also be saving more money on your energy bill thanks to the energy efficiency that’s provided on top of what double glazing does. When you upgrade to triple glazing, your Energy Performance Certificate will also see a boost. This can be quite lucrative as increasing an energy rating from band G to band E, for instance, could increase your property value by up to £25,000 depending on where you’re situated.

Fitter Windows

Fitter Windows provides high-quality double-glazing home improvements that are installed by a team of professionals. If you’re looking for things like windows, doors, conservatories or orangeries, you can’t go wrong with choosing Fitter Windows. For more information, you can browse our website or contact us.

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Looking for replacement front & back doors? Choose aluminium!

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When it comes to choosing doors, you’ll find that there’s plenty of choice at Fitter Windows, but with so many options available it might slip your mind to consider choosing an aluminium door. Aluminium doors are a great choice for any home thanks to a number of features and design options. Here are a few reasons why you should think about choosing aluminium as the material for your next door installation!

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How much do windows cost in the UK in 2019?

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It goes without saying that windows are a necessary purchase in life. Every home needs them to let in light and keep you warm, so at some point in your life, you’ll definitely find yourself browsing the many kinds of windows that are available in pursuit of ones that cater to your needs and home the best. During your browsing, you might notice that it’s very rare to see prices stated in plain view for you to compare and that can seem inconvenient but there is, in fact, a good reason for this.

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3 reasons to replace the windows on your Kent home

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Did you know that your house might not be reaching its full potential both aesthetically and thermally? More often than not, the reason for this is outdated windows that could do with being replaced by something more modern; that’s where Fitter Windows comes in! Here are 3 reasons to replace the windows on your Kent home.

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Open Plan Living Spaces – Tips for Planning your New Home Extension

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If you’ve gotten to the point where you’re considering a home extension, it’s invaluable to know a few tips, apart from the obvious tip of using a business that has planned & implemented many home extension projects like us, that will ensure you’re making the most of this exciting home improvement. An open plan living space allows for a flexible environment that can act as a crossover for many rooms found in the average home. It’s vital that you understand what it is you want and how you want it to be done, subpar planning and a lack of vision can lead to a disappointing reality when the work is finished. To avoid these feelings of remorse, it’s worth considering the following advice.

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uPVC or Aluminium Bifold Doors? Our tips for choosing the right one for your home

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When it comes to choosing doors for your home, there’s a lot of decisions to be made. Even when you’ve decided on the type of door you want, this only leads to another decision; what material do you want the door to be made of? If you’ve decided on bifold doors, there’s two major materials to choose from: uPVC and aluminium. Which one should you get? It depends on your home and preferences as each material has their own pros and cons.

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Five things to do in Kent this summer

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With the UK experiencing one of the hottest summers on record, now is the perfect time to get out and about. If you’re lucky enough to live in Kent, you’ll probably already know how much it has to offer. If you’re looking for some great days out this summer, here are five ideas to get you started.

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What is the difference between Victorian and Edwardian conservatory?

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When opting to add some much-appreciated extra space by way of a new conservatory, you probably think you have a good idea what to expect. However, did you know that there are multiple styles available? It’s true, with many of them touting a 200-year legacy. Both Victorian and Edwardian conservatories fall into this category, so we thought we’d highlight the main differences between them!

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Spend money to save money

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Naturally, we all try to save money wherever possible. After all, why would anyone want to spend more than they need too? However, this isn’t always the best course of action and often spending more can save you more money in the long run. This is clearly present in home improvement.  It is so easy to go for the cheaper options when buying things for your home, whether you are scrimping on replacing your light bulbs or sticking with those old, draughty single glazed windows, rather than replacing them with some energy efficient double or triple glazed windows.

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Winter Home Improvements

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2017 has only a few months left as I write this, Christmas adverts have already started to pop up everywhere and the weather is starting to get colder. It is this time of year where planning your home improvement projects before winter sets in is a good idea. Before the weather gets too chilly and you just want to crank the radiators up and sit in front of Netflix for the rest of the year, there are some much needed household tasks which always make the cold winter period a lot more bearable.

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