For us to estimate for your additional glazing requirements, we require particular information to be provided. This info along with the reasons that are listed here. It might appear like we ask a fair little detail, but there is a great reason for it … 1. Is the building Detailed?
In general, additional glazing is utilized to help improve the performance of old single glazed home windows, which when it comes to Provided buildings, can not be altered. Although additional glazing is widely accepted by preservation police officers as well as heritage bodies as the only ways of improving thermal, acoustic and also safety and security performance of primary windows, Noted Building Authorization is still required. If we are setting up the additional glazing, the duty lies with us, so we intend to make certain that all documents are in location, as fines can be issued if modifications are made to a Detailed building without appropriate permission.
2. Benefit– why do you require additional glazing?
Comprehending the reason to mount additional glazing aids us to design/suggest the very best configuration of units to accomplish the preferred benefit. There are specific products in the variety which lend themselves much better in satisfying different efficiency requirements. Low-E glass can be included if you are checking sustainability and also reducing heat loss, or acoustic glass can be integrated if secondary glazing is required to lower the sound access of heavy traffic or perhaps loud neighbors.
Reveal/cill depth is not just needed to ensure there suffices room for the second glazing however likewise area for a tooth cavity which is very important for sound insulation. The tooth cavity or space between the primary and secondary glazing needs to be increased to accomplish excellent dB decreases or acoustic insulation. At least 100mm gap is required, if not even more, so having this measurement assists us exercise the very best fixing method to ensure that the tooth cavity can be attained. Don’t neglect to make sure the units of measurement are clear as well as defined.
Very few structures are made for additional glazing. Images of the window openings are incredibly handy, not only in figuring out the very best design yet additionally if there are any type of constraints; blinds, curtains, home window takes care of, pelmets, radiators, the checklist takes place. To an untrained eye– a window might simply be a window! However, to efficiently set up the devices as well as maximise the advantage, wood sub-frames are first produced and also fixed to make sure the opening is really square and take up any kind of abnormalities such as splays. Pictures will additionally suggest the product we will be dealing with, which helps us prepare as well as enable all needed tools when it comes to the setup.
Images help in various other means as well; often home window reveals can be very elaborate and also as our major objectives are to give a good unobtrusive as well as discreet therapy, we can match the description with the hardwood sub frames using ovolo or bullnose coatings. We might additionally discuss the option of coloured secondary glazing to again; match and also blend in with the original home windows and also surrounding décor.
The ask for additional glazing to windows with shutters, is technically required– exactly how do you fix it to get the wanted advantage? Which design would certainly be most appropriate to permit the operation of the shutters– if this is a need? So once more, any kind of photos highlighting building information, and even any blockages will be of terrific aid.
Our major goal is to obtain as much information from the outset, to allow us to offer you, our consumer, with the most effective secondary treatment which meets your needs, as well as a depictive price quote of the cost of the manufacture and installation of the units.