Windows & Doors

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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3 signs that your uPVC back door isn’t secure enough

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Fitter Windows is a security conscious home improvement and double-glazing installer. We strive to make sure that all of our products are as secure as they can be for your peace of mind. If you’ve missed our recent posts on the security of front doors and the security of patio doors, then you might be interested in reading those too!

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What are the safest front doors?

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The security of your home should be a top priority for every homeowner. After all, your home contains the people and possessions you care most about, so it shouldn’t be a space that just about anyone can waltz into. As you might expect, one of the most common points of entry for a would-be home intruder is the front door.

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Don’t risk a break in – read our patio door safety tips

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It’s important that every aspect of your home is as safe as it possibly could be, and whilst as a homeowner you often make sure that your windows and doors are secure, it’s easy to neglect your patio doors. The last thing any homeowner wants is a break in, so follow these patio door safety tips from Fitter Windows to ensure you’re doing the most you can to minimise this risk.

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How did I get condensation inside my window and how do I get rid of it?

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There are certain things in life that everybody could definitely do without. Minor grievances that inconvenience us can be ignored for some time but eventually, you’d be better off dealing with them once and for all. One such irritant is condensation on the inside of a window. If you can’t see clearly out of your window, then this really detracts from the value of them and also makes your home less aesthetically pleasing. Before you can work on resolving the problem, it’s useful to know why it might have happened in the first place.

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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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Are you replacing your uPVC double glazed windows? Don’t fall into these traps…

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As the new year begins, you might have begun looking at the state of your home and concluded that your windows are in need of replacement. It’s easy to be eager to get your windows replaced as soon as you can but it’s worth carefully considering the kind of windows you want and the installers you choose to carry out the work. By being careful, you can be certain that your windows will serve you a long time and the investment will be one you’re glad you made. Here are some traps you should try to avoid if you don’t want to end up feeling disappointed.

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How to choose a modern front door for your house

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With so many options available to homeowners today, the task of choosing a modern front door for your house can seem unbelievably daunting. There are a number of factors one should consider when looking for a front door, mainly in relation to your personal preferences and the style of your home. Understandably, nobody wants to make this decision blind, which is why we’ve made this handy guide for you!

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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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