Replacement Double Glazed Units & Window Repair

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Misted glass is a common issue that homeowners in the West Midlands may encounter with their windows, especially in double-glazed units. Misted glass occurs when condensation forms between the two panes of glass, creating a foggy or hazy appearance. This condensation occurs due to a compromised seal that allows moisture to enter the gap between the glass panes. Misted glass not only affects the aesthetics of the window but can also reduce the window’s energy efficiency. The trapped moisture acts as a thermal bridge, allowing heat to transfer more easily between the inside and outside of the property. This can result in higher energy bills, as the heating or cooling system has to work harder to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature.

Fortunately, our professional double-glazing replacement services are available in Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, Tamworth and North Birmingham to address misted and blown window issues. Window replacement involves removing the affected double-glazed unit and replacing it with a new, sealed unit. These new units are equipped with advanced insulation properties, including gas-filled spaces between the glass panes, to enhance energy efficiency and prevent future misting. Window replacement services are not only applicable to misted glass but also to damaged or broken glass in windows and doors. Accidents, weather events, or attempted break-ins can lead to cracked or shattered glass, compromising the security and safety of the property.

Our professional glass replacement services offer a wide range of glass options to suit different needs and preferences. In addition to glass replacement, our professional glass repair services in the West Midlands can address minor issues with windows and doors, such as scratches or chips in the glass. These repair services can help restore the glass’s clarity and functionality without the need for a full replacement.

Double glazing is a window system comprising two glass panes separated by a gap, which is filled with an insulating gas, usually argon. This design significantly reduces heat transfer, helping to keep homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer. UPVC frames further contribute to energy efficiency, as the material is a poor conductor of heat, preventing heat loss through the window frame.

Benefits of Replacement UPVC Double Glazing:

Energy Efficiency: One of the main advantages of UPVC double glazing is its energy-saving properties. The insulated glass units and UPVC frames create a barrier against heat transfer, reducing the need for heating during winter and air conditioning during summer. This, in turn, leads to lower energy consumption and cost savings on utility bills.

Noise Reduction: The West Midlands is a bustling urban centre, and noise pollution can be a concern for homeowners. UPVC double glazing provides excellent sound insulation, reducing the amount of external noise entering the property, and creating a quieter and more peaceful indoor environment.

Enhanced Security: UPVC double glazing enhances home security. The combination of toughened glass and advanced locking systems makes it more challenging for potential intruders to gain unauthorized access to the property. This provides homeowners with peace of mind and contributes to a safer living environment.

Low Maintenance: UPVC is a low-maintenance material that does not require regular painting, staining, or sealing. Simple cleaning with mild soapy water is sufficient to keep UPVC double glazing looking fresh and functioning optimally.

While double glazing is known for its durability, it is not immune to wear and tear over time. Regular maintenance and timely repairs are essential to ensuring the windows continue to perform at their best.

Some common issues that may require window replacement for standard double glazing include:

Condensation: Condensation forming between the glass panes is a common issue with double glazing. This can occur when the seal between the glass panes fails, allowing moisture to enter the gap. Professional window repair services can replace the affected glass units to eliminate condensation.

Draughts: Draughts around the edges of the window can lead to heat loss and reduced energy efficiency. Window repair specialists can replace damaged or worn seals and gaskets, ensuring a tight and secure fit to prevent draughts.

Lock and Handle Problems: Faulty or damaged locks and handles can compromise the security and functionality of double glazing. Repair services can adjust, repair, or replace locks and handles to ensure smooth operation and enhance security.

Hinge Issues: Misaligned or damaged hinges can cause difficulty in opening and closing the windows. Skilled technicians can realign or replace hinges to ensure the windows function properly.

Weather Damage: Severe weather conditions can sometimes cause damage to double-glazed units. Window repair services can assess and repair any weather-related damage, restoring the windows’ integrity and performance.

Misted Window Repair - Before/After

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Replace Your Double Glazing Today!

Double glazing replacement not only restores the functionality and energy efficiency of your windows but also enhances the overall appearance of the property. With the right glass choice, homeowners can improve natural light penetration, increase privacy, and add a touch of elegance to their home.

Blown Window Repair - Before/After

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Remove Mist From Double Glazing!

Misted glass is a common issue that homeowners may face, but it can be effectively resolved with double-glazing replacement services. Glass replacement not only eliminates misted glass but also improves the energy efficiency and aesthetics of windows and doors.

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Double Glazing Seal Test

Put the palm of your hand on the window or door frame, count to ten, then place the palm of your hand on the glass. You will instantly feel the glass is much colder.

So what needs to be done? Put simply the glass temperature needs to be raised. This can be achieved by installing our 'A' Rated energy efficient units utilising warm edge spacer bar technology combined with low emission glass and argon gas between the panes of glass.

We have had considerable success in greatly reducing condensation and in many instances completely stopping condensation occurring.

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About Window SOS

Professional window repair services can address common issues such as condensation, helping homeowners maintain the longevity and efficiency of their double-glazed units. When you need replacement double-glazing units, choose Window SOS, your leading and local window repair specialists, and enjoy the benefits of a comfortable, secure, and energy-efficient living environment.

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