double glazing fitting

  1. DanRobertsB

    Sliding doors SE London - uPVC vs Composite/Velfac vs Aluminium (Rosewood/White)

    Hi, I need to replace a single glazed (security glass) 2 pane external sliding door, c. 2380 mm wide / 2082mm high. Near Crystal Palace. The current one is hardwood with two single panes of security glass, but is in a poor state and would need significant rebuilding (I'm open to that, but can't...
  2. M

    Bay window fitting help

    I am currently having my bay window fitted. Not sure if it is just me but it looks a bit off . Please help review the pictures. Also the blue coloured led underneath the window sill what can be done to reinvigorate this. How can I replace this as it looks really battered .Is the double glazing...
  3. wilco88

    Replacing single glazing in timber sash and case windows

    I want to install double glazing to my single glazed timber sash and case windows. I realize that is possible to do this by simply adding a new sash with a double glazed unit, however my question is: Is it possible to install double glazed units of glass in between the existing muntins? My...
  4. J

    Buying single glazed house - diy double glazing

    I'm hopefully moving to a house (about 90 yrs old) with the original single glazed windows. They are in good condition and the wood is sound, apart from one one. I'd like to replace the glass panes myself with double glazed units designed for retrofitting. According to the manufacturers...
  5. J

    Help! Double glazing manufacturer run-around?

    Hi all, We had some windows and doors fitted 6 months ago and have condensation ever since when there is a cold night. The walls were built during the hot summer we had last year so we don't believe there is any moisture in the bricks etc that need settling. The manufacturers have been very...
  6. Careful_Bodger

    Raking-out perished (& glued in places) uPVC window & door gasket??

    I am looking for suggestions of techniques or tools for removing old and perished bubble/flipper gasket from the narrow slot. Where the old gasket material has gone very non-flexible (mostly along the bottom edge), I have found that the barbed section just tears or snaps where it joins the...
  7. M

    Aluminium window fitting - is this acceptable? what meets regs?

    Hi, we've just had 4 large, expensive (3K each) sliding aluminium windows fitted. There are snags and the MD of the company is going to visit to look at them. Can anyone advise on what I should expect him to do to make it good? Here are some of the issues: (The "windows" are all, in fact...