You’ve probably heard a lot about double glazing in recent years as having double glazing implemented in homes has gained in popularity and continues to do so more and more as time goes on. However, do you really know what double glazing is?
Double glazed windows and doors have two panels of glass installed rather than just one separating the interior of your home from the cold air outside. Having this done in your home comes with various benefits that will continue to serve you throughout their time of use after you have it installed.
These two layers of glass rather than just one provide increased insulation for your home, which results in a lot of favorable side effects that will serve your home in order to make it a more cost-effective, environmentally friendly and overall pleasant place to live in. All of these benefits are a result from the insulation reducing the amount of outside air that is permitted to seep into your home.
Some of the benefits you can expect to see as a result of having double glazing installed in your home:
Use Less Energy
Having double glazed windows installed in your home is one of the best decisions you can make in order to implement eco-friendly practices into your life. It will take less energy in order to keep your home warm without so much cold air from outside seeping in, which will have a great impact on the environment and lessen your carbon footprint.
For the same reasons that double glazing your windows and doors is eco-friendly, it will also help save you money. Using less energy in order to warm up your home to a comfortable temperature will save you money on your energy bills each month, so the money you save will continue racking up month after month.
Outside Noise Reduction
With the increased insulation of having two layers of glass, cold air is not the only thing you are keeping outside. You will also be keeping a significant amount of noise outside, making your home a quieter and more peaceful place. This is especially beneficial to you if you have loud neighbors or a lot of noise from traffic on the road outside your house.
Double glazing makes a window or door much more resilient to being leveraged or broken through. Therefore, the only way for someone to break into your home would be to break the glass, but most thieves would give up before doing this as breaking glass increases their risk of injury and the noise associated with it increases their risk of getting caught. Therefore, when faced with a double glazed window or door, most thieves often just give up.
For all of these reasons, the decision to invest in double glazing is a clear one. So what are you waiting for? Call us today to for a free quote!