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Planning Permission Regulations for Conservatories

Planning Permission Regulations for Conservatories Planning PermissionA conservatory is now considered permitted development which means that apart from certain conditions you will not need to apply for planning permission.  As time passes the size limits...

An Expert Guide on Double Glazing

Mar 23, 2019

Read our expert guide on double glazing – how to get quotes, avoid the traps when dealing with salesmen, finding a reputable company and, most importantly, avoid being overcharged when you install double glazing. There are many horror stories about double glazing salespeople and they certainly have a somewhat less than perfect reputation.  However, knowing how they operate means you are one step ahead, less likely to fall for their sales tactics, and have a better chance of paying a reasonable price.

To give you that head start, we have spoken to both double glazing experts and home owners to get their insights on the best way to get a good double glazing company and a quote that won’t break the bank.

Find a reputable double glazing company

There is always more than one option for buying and installing double glazing.  The main options are:

  • Use a well-known, nationally recognised, reputable double glazing company.  Big names such as Anglian, Safestyle or Everest have earned their reputation for a reason;
  • a reputable independent company that supplies double glazing within your local area; Complete Glazing Birmingham are a perfect example of a local independent double glazing company.
  • a local builder or joiner.

popular double glazing companies

If you are already renovating your property, or doing major works like building an extension or a loft conversion then you will be more likely to choose the last option simply because you already have access to someone who can coordinate this for you and can probably get you a great deal, even as low as trade price, for the products you need.

The top tips from double glaziers

We asked for advice from a number of the independent double glazing companies who trade across the UK.  They gave us the following insider tips on how a home owner can avoid the less reputable double glazing companies and get the best deal available.

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The History of Conservatories

History of Conservatories IntroductionMany homes have conservatories, but have you ever wondered what their history was? Who came up with the idea and when did they become popular? It all dates back to the 17th century, when a conservatory was considered...

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Commonly Asked Double Glazing Questions

Commonly Asked Double Glazing Questions How much do double glazing units cost?There are a number of factors that can affect the cost of your double glazing and prices can range from around £500 for a single 60x90cm uPVC framed casement window to over...

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An Introduction to Double Glazing

An Introduction to Double Glazing What is Double Glazing?Twofold coating, or double glazing as we commonly refer to it these days, is the most widely recognized sort of installation technique you have presumably known about or you have at present have in...

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