Deciding whether or not to install double-glazed windows in your home is a big decision. A lot of people find themselves dwelling on the associated costs and whether or not it will pay off in the long run. In actual fact, these nifty innovations are an excellent addition to any home, and they can do a lot to help you keep your bills down. Additionally, they're also nifty at improving the overall safety of your property.
So if you find yourself sitting on the fence still, we encourage you to take a look at our list of top reasons to install these beauties in your space.
- They will save you money in the long run
Double-glazed glass consists of two panes that are insulated by a layer of air in between them. This works to protect your home from the outside elements, meaning they are extremely effective in keeping your house fresh in summer and warm in winter; they’re the ultimate all-rounder.
Additionally, including this type of glass in your property means you're essentially doubling its performance when temperatures start to fluctuate – and that’s always a warm welcome. In the end, this will shave some much-needed dollars off your bills in the long run, as you won't always be reaching for the air conditioner or heater remote.
- They will make your place quieter
It's not generally the first thing you think of when considering investing in double-glazed windows, but they can also work to keep noise pollution out of your home. Rackets from outside can become stressful, keeping you up at night or even causing irritation. This is especially true if you live in a busy part of town.
The two window panes work to block external noise out of your space when you need it most – and if you’re someone who struggles with sleep, then this is the ultimate solution.
- They provide increased protection
Double-glazed windows can also provided an added sense of security to the overall structuring. As their format features multiple layers, they require significantly more force to break through. For opportunistic or would-be trespassers, this is a no-go zone (not to mention a great way to ward off Mother Nature, too).
And in the event that these windows do get smashed, they won’t shatter like their single-paned counterparts do.
- You’ll experience less condensation
Some homes are prone to condensation, which can lead to your space feeling damn, stuffy or humid. Not only is this uncomfortable, but it can also lead to much more significant issues – including mould, which can become costly if not resolved quickly. As double-glazed windows work to moderate the temperature in your home, they can also reduce condensation by preventing fluctuations in heat.
Thinking of investing in these types of windows? Get in touch with Eagle Aluminium now to find out more about your options.