Building a new home is a great opportunity to be double glazing your windows, it is also a more cost effective method as there is no removal and disposal of old windows. There is also the option to save on installation costs if your builder has the experience of installing uPVC double glazed windows and doors. We can liaise with you, your architect and your builder to design the windows to suit your home. This is a exciting opportunity as your windows will really finish off the “look” of your home.
Double Glazed Windows and Doors for Your Existing Home
Whether you are renovating, upgrading, or just need some new windows, double glazing your windows and doors is definitely the best choice you can make. There is no home that cannot be fitted with double glazing. There are many different options for double glazing your existing windows.
Retrofitting Double Glazing
Retrofit Double Glazing, also called Replacement Double Glazing, is genuine double glazing fitted to your existing frames. This is a great, cost-effective way to double glaze your home. Learn more about Retrofit Replacement Double Glazing here…
TwinGlaze Eco offers a genuine double glazed IGU that is retro fitted into your existing window frames. Contact one of our TwinGlaze experts to find out more.
There are some ‘secondary glazing’ options out there. Secondary glazing allows the single glazed window to be fitted with a second, transparent acrylic pane via magnetic strips. This is NOT genuine double glazing and customers purchasing ‘secondary glazing’ miss out on many benefits.
You can generally achieve retrofitting with TwinGlaze genuine double glazing at the same cost as most secondary glazing. Learn more about secondary glazing here…
We can generally achieve all window styles that are available with single glazing. See below for the 4 most popular styles:
- Single Hung
- Horizontal Sliding Window
What Double Glazed Door Styles Can I Choose From?
We can also generally achieve all door styles that are available with single glazing, here are 4 of the most popular styles:
What Framing Colour Choice Do I Have?
We have 2 different colours that we readily offer: White & Clay with Tan & Ash Black to be available soon. We can discuss the best options with you to achieve the best colour selection to suit the design of your home.
What About Triple Glazing?
Triple Glazing windows works like double glazing, however will have one extra pane of glass, and one extra air or gas gap. Triple Glazing is only necessary in extreme climates and isn’t needed for the Australian climate. With double glazing we can achieve very low U-Vales similar to that of triple glazing just by adding some extra elements to the glass like laminate and low E, we can also increase the argon gas gap in the IGU if needed. This will all be customised to each individual case, so that you get the best windows and doors for your situation.