Secondary glazing is less popular than double glazing. People invest a lot on double glazing and not consider secondary glazing simply because they do not know it exists and they do not know the benefits this option can provide.
This article will let you know the benefits of having it installed in your home, business or office today.
The Many Benefits Of Secondary Glazing
To convince you further about secondary glazing, read its benefits below:
- It minimizes noise
This can definitely minimize the amount of noise entering the house or a space where it is installed. As per tests made, this application can lessen up to 80% of noise pollution. If you are living near a railway line, airport, motorway, or school, investing in this application is a good idea.
The reduction is because of the 100mm gap between the secondary glazing and glass units.
Benefits of noise reduction to different entities:
- House: Homeowners can sleep well anytime they want, watch television without maximizing the volume and so on
- Offices: Employees can focus more on their work as they are not disturbed with the noise pollution outside
- Public places: For hospitals, patients can rest well, for restaurants, customers can eat their food at peace, and so on
- Reduce electricity bill and heat loss
Another benefit of installing this application is heat loss which later on will turn to electricity bill reduction. Window is one of the places where heat exits. Having this installed will keep the heat inside your home by 30% hence lowering your electricity bill, as you do not need to turn your furnace often to heat up the room, particularly during winter.
The sooner you plan to install this application, the sooner you can get all the benefits and savings to your electricity bill.
- This is a lot cheaper option than double glazing
This application does not require replacing the entire window, hence a lot cheaper than double glazing where you need to replace almost the entire window including its attachments and frames.
Also, some building’s regulations do not require major changes on the appearance of the building’s structure, or if they allow it, you need to pay extra fees. This application does not requires any major changes on the structure of the window, hence making it the most convenient option if you want to enjoy all the benefits you can get from double glazing, without the extra cost and overall change in your window structure.
And to add, you do not need to hire a professional to install it, hence you can remove the professional fee from the total expenses of installation.
- It improves the overall security of the room
This acts as an added barrier in terms of keeping burglars and unwanted individuals away. This is a lot harder to open from the outside compared to other kinds of windows, hence no one can break in inside your house easily. Also, some companies offer their customers with a safety glass option, giving added protection and security to homes.
Now that you know the many benefits this application can provide, it is time to look for the best company to install it. When looking for a company to hire, it is best that you consider the suggestions below.
Factors to consider when hiring secondary glazing installers
Here are good ways to ensure that you hire the best installers available:
- Ask for recommendations from your friends and relatives
This may not be the most popular option but needless to say, you are not the first person in your neighborhood that will have it. Ask for recommendations from your family and friends, or to your neighbors you know have secondary glazing.
Make sure to make these trusted people recommendations count, as they will not lie to you about this matter.
- Check on the company’s website
Once you have collected a list of recommendations from your family and friends, check on their website. There are so many things you can discover about the company just by visiting their website. While you are scanning their website, check the following:
- The company’s mission and vision
- The company’s history
- The company’s tenure in providing secondary glazing installation
- The company’s contact information
- Their business hours
- Frequently asked questions
- Reviews from their previous customers
- Other services they provide
- The cost of their service
The cost of their service is another factor you must consider when hiring installers. As previously discussed, this application is not as expensive. It is actually a lot more affordable than double glazing, but needless to say, different companies offer their services at different rates.
Know which company can provide you a high quality service at affordable cost. You can ask the company as well if they offer discounts and freebies.
Tip: Always try to negotiate for a lower rate.
- Has highly trained installers to dispatch
The company you choose must have a highly trained installers to dispatch and work on your windows. Even how high the quality of their windows are, if the installers were not able to install them properly, it is useless.
- Can finish the job easily
Actually, installation of this application is a lot easier than other types of window options, hence should be done faster. But, needless to say, there are some companies who require few days to finish as they need to visit your location first, measure the windows and come back after few days to install.
You should not immediately consider the company who commits to finish the job faster, but the company who can work on your window in the most accurate manner in the shortest time possible. Ask for timetables and compare.
There are many benefits this application can offer a home, business, office and the like, hence considering it is highly recommended. And with the many companies to reach to have this installed, you have to be very careful choosing to ensure that you will get all the benefits of this powerful window innovation.