As with most home improvements, double-glazing
also adds value to your property, while the thick, sealed panes insulate effectively against noise.
has been all the rage for decades, but now a new design trend is emerging from the nation's glassware workshops and slowly wending its way into people's homes.
has been all the rage for decades but now a new design trend is emerging from the nation's glassware workshops and slowly making its way into people's homes.
White Gold, based in a double-glazing
showroom in Essex in 1983, is "a story of dodgy shenanigans, scams and petty rivalries - alongside free-flowing drugs, cash and sex".
It also benefits from upgraded gas central heating and double-glazing
. Lovely rear gardens.
frames come in various materials including wood and steel, but most commonly they are made of uPVC - a long-lasting, recyclable plastic.
Only two windows have double-glazing
but we've heard of a plastic film that you can put over the other windows for added insulation.
But this can be dramatically reduced by fitting double-glazing
. This is done by replacing the one pane of glass with twin panes.
Problems arose after new legislation forced double-glazing
firms to meet strict and expensive new rules regarding manufacture.
"My dad was a double-glazing
salesman in the early days of the industry, before double glazing salesmen became the national pariahs that we all know and loathe.
With UPVC double-glazing
and electric heating, the accommodation includes a communal entrance, private hall, a spacious living room, balcony, a refitted kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
EST spokesman Julian Roberts said: "Modern double-glazing
units fitted in the home will retain more warmth and heat because they act as a barrier between the outside cold and the inside warmth, and so they will keep fuel bills down."