Also known as insulated glazing, double glazing is the process of installing two panes of glass, rather than the standard single pane, to reduce noise and heat transmission through doors and windows.
Typically, in a standard house with single glaze windows, heat and noise are easily transferred through the glass. In summer, this means heat can penetrate through the glass, heating up your home. The same applies for winter, cold air is transmitted through the windows and doors around your home which causes it to cool down quickly.
Double glazing with timber is a great way to reduce your energy consumption and save money on gas and electricity bills. Rather than having to constantly turn on and off your heating and cooling to regulate the temperature, double glazing keeps your home at a more stable temperature.
Many people chose double glazing not only to regulate temperature in the home but also to keep noise out. If you live on a busy street with lots of traffic or near a train station where you can hear trains passing at all hours of the day and night, double glazing is a much more reasonable and affordable option that selling or moving houses!
Another benefit to double glazing with timber to your home that is important but often overlooked is security. A large majority of burglars enter the home through a window or glass door. Intruders can easily gain access through a single glaze window however have a much harder time entering the home through glass that has been double glazed with timber. The difficulty of this would usually be enough to deter them completely.
So for a quieter, safer, more energy efficient home anywhere in Wellington; consider double glazing your windows and doors by Absolute Glass Wellington.
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