Category Archives: Windows

Types of window

Windows are made in a wide range of designs and standard sizes. The frames may be: 1. timber; 2. metal to fit into timber surrounds; 3. metal for direct fixing into surrounding masonry; 4. high-density plastic, which is virtually maintenance-free. Standard-joinery modules are produced in metric dimensions. Sash or double-hung windows. The term sash isContinue Reading

How to handle and cut glass

Whether glazing a window area or re-glazing a broken pane, it is important to handle glass correctly. Glass is not a difficult medium to work in, provided simple rules are followed. 1 When carrying or handling glass, wear protective gloves. Professional glaziers wear wrist bands against splinter injury. 2 Always carry glass vertically and allowContinue Reading

How To Fit DIY Double Glazing

If you want double glazing but fear the cost of professional installation, why not fit your own? There are plenty of DIY double glazing kits on the market, to suit nearly all types of windows. Properly installed double glazing is a sure way to cut down heat loss and eliminate draughts through your windows. InContinue Reading

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