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Calculating secondary glazing costs

Do you want to know how much secondary glazing may cost you ? secondary glazing cost

If you are shopping around looking for secondary glazing you should be shortlisting  2-3 specialist companies and obtaining quotes from them. See how they compare to each other and pay particular attention to the exact products and specifications of what you are being quoted for. A good secondary Glazing company will provide extensive information and supporting technical literature on their products and services, considering you are located in a area which they serve they should offer you a free home consultation to discuss your needs and outline any vital information prior to quoting and commencing any work. Be aware of companies that are pushy with their sales pitch or special offer based advertising campaigns, most of these larger companies are happy to take your work and in most circumstances out source the product and do not really pay much attention to what you actually require, these are the kind of companies that generally try to oversell you products and services, from our experience we prefer to appoint smaller companies who will value your custom and work to your budget and particular needs.

So How much does secondary Glazing Cost from interior Glaze ?

If the purpose of the secondary glazing is for draught proofing then any glass will do the job and you do not require any special kind of glass. If you require secondary windows for a more specialist reason like sound proofing or increasing energy efficiency then there are specific glass types that have been designed for that specific application, however these specialist glass types such as Pilkingtons k glass, Saint Gobain Stadip laminated glass and obscured or frosted glass cost slightly more than float or toughened glass.

We have put together a few prices to gain a better understanding on the cost of supply and installation of secondary glazing windows, both for sound proofing and draught proofing.

Secondary Glazing Cost

e.g.1    Sash Windows

Requirement: Sound Proofing  |   Location : Central London   |   Windows : two sash windows  1.3 x 1.8

Supply and installation of two sash windows with 6.4mm laminated stadip acoustic glass comes to £ 1,050+VAT

take a look at the cost for the exact same windows but for draught proofing were no specialist glass is required

Requirement: Draught Proofing  |   Location : Central London   |   Windows : two sash windows  1.3 x 1.8

Supply and installation of two sash windows with 6mm Toughened Glass glass comes to £ 869.20+VAT

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e.g.2    2 panel horizontal sliding windows

Requirement: Sound Proofing  |   Location : Central London   |   Windows : 2 x  2 panel horizontal sliding windows 1.3 x 1.8

Supply and installation of  2 x  2 panel horizontal sliding windows with 6.4mm laminated stadip acoustic glass comes to £895+VAT

take a look at the cost for the exact same windows but for draught proofing were no specialist glass is required

Requirement: Draught Proofing  |   Location : Central London   |   Windows : 2 x  2 panel horizontal sliding windows 1.3 x 1.8

Supply and installation of 2 x  2 panel horizontal sliding windows with 6mm Toughened Glass glass comes to £ 680.50+VAT.

A few tips for minimising the cost of a secondary glazing installation.

• Compare the quotes you get side by side pay specific attention to the window types and glass included in your quote

• Seek an alternative for over specified products or items in your quote e.g ( If you are installing secondary glazing for all the windows in your house think about which windows you actually need acoustic or energy efficient glass in, there isn’t much point having acoustic glass in a kitchen or a bathroom unless you want that area of the house sound proofed, only applying specialist glass where necessary will reduce the overall price.)

• Book a free home consultation with the companies you feel may be suitable to carry out the works ( Always ask questions about the products, company and services they offer.)

• Never feel obliged or pressurised to make a decision ( Some representatives will pitch a “Sale” or “buy now save 50%”  incentive to get your work these larger companies often tend to oversell products and do not really take the time to identify exactly what you need and deliver the specific products.)

• request to see a sample of the glass or the secondary glazing windows ( this way you know exactly what you are getting )

• Request to see previous installations or recent customer reviews, A good company will take the time to approach their recent customers and request a review to build their trust amongst future potential customers.

if you would like a quote for secondary glazing please visit our website and feel free to contact us, we are always happy to help and inform you on our products and services.

We hope that this information guide has helped you better understand the cost involved for a secondary glazing installation