THE SURPRISING BENEFITS OF DOUBLE GLAZING IN THE SUMMER MONTHS

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If homeowners are wanting to replace the windows at their property, you can almost guarantee that all experts will recommend that they upgrade their current single glazing to double glazing. When looking into double glazed windows, you will see that many of the most frequently mentioned benefits are things such as reduced condensation and improved energy efficiency, both of which are very useful in the cold winter months.    However, it isn’t only during the winter that double glazed windows come in handy and they can be incredibly advantageous all year round. So, whether you’re interested in casement windows, tilt and turn windows or sliding sash windows, there are so many reasons why double glazing is the way to go. Below we have looked into some of the benefits you might be surprised by, relating to having double glazed windows when it's warm outside in the summer months.   

Keep your home’s interior cool 

Amongst the benefits you’ve come across about double glazing it is likely that you will have seen that it is known for its thermal properties. Many will mention how these windows can help you to keep your home warm during the winter and prevent any chilly draughts that you get at this time of year with single glazing, but they won’t touch on how this can benefit you in summer.    Simply put, double glazing will prevent heat transfer, so this means that it will also help to keep your home cool during the warmer months. You will have much better temperature control in general and you won’t have to keep your fan or air conditioning on for very long.   

Prevent outdoor noise disturbing you 

During the summer months, it is fair to say that lots of families will make use of their garden. This often means that there is a lot more outdoor noise than there usually is and you will be able to hear your neighbours all day, and all night too sometimes, which can be frustrating.    Thankfully, double glazing can also help with noise reduction too. Even if your neighbour’s children are playing outside or they’re having a garden party, these windows will block out some of the noise. Double glazed windows have brilliant sound insulation thanks to the way they’re made, so you won’t be disturbed when you’re trying to relax at home.   

Enhance your home’s security 

Going on holiday is something that lots of people look forward to during the summer months and many will count down the days until they can have a break from day-to-day life. However, homeowners tend to worry about leaving their property unattended for long periods of time.    When you upgrade your single glazing to double glazing, you can have peace of mind that your windows will be helping to protect your home. Not only do new windows benefit from modern locking systems, but double glazing is incredibly difficult to break through as well. Therefore, the chances of criminals getting into your home through your windows will be very slim.   

Reduce damage caused by the sun 

Many love the sun flooding through their windows during the summer and the warmth and light it can bring to your home is amazing in so many ways. Unfortunately, the sun’s UV rays can damage your furnishings though and it will leave you with discolouration if you’re not careful.    Instead of having to close your blinds and block the sunlight out, double glazing can provide you with the protection you need. These windows will help to limit the amount of UV rays coming through your sun facing windows, preventing them from causing your furniture upholstery, curtains, rugs and carpets to fade.   

Finding a reliable double glazing company in Hampshire, Berkshire & Surrey 

Ultimately, whilst many of the benefits of double glazing that you come across will be relating to the cold winter months, it is fair to say that replacing your windows in summer can still be incredibly beneficial. There really are so many advantages to removing your old single glazed windows and installing something much more modern, and now is the perfect time to do so. You will always thank yourself for going ahead with this home improvement project.   When you’re searching for a double glazing company to assist you with your replacement windows, don’t hesitate to contact our team here at Brackenwood. We will gladly provide you with the high-quality double glazed windows that you’re looking for, at the best price too, and we even have an expert team who can carry out the installation for you. As a family-run business with several decades of experience behind us, we are proud to be considered one of the best double glazing companies in Hampshire and we look forward to assisting you further.   

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