Secondary Glazing

We understand the importance of preserving the character of period properties. However, single-glazed windows, while charming, can be a source of drafts, noise pollution, and heat loss. This is where secondary glazing comes in.

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Period Window Double Glazing installation

Secondry glazing is a highly effective solution for enhancing the thermal and acoustic performance of your existing windows. It involves installing an additional, ultra thin, layer of glazing on the inside of your primary windows, creating an insulating air gap.

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Why would you fit Secondary Glazing?

Secondary Glazing allows you to keep the character and charm of your period windows, while increasing there effectiveness.

Firstly, it significantly reduces drafts and heat loss, keeping your home warm in winter and cool in summer. This means that secondary glazing can save you money on heating bills.

Beyond comfort and energy, secondary glazing offers additional advantages. It creates a significant barrier to outside noise, which is great for homes in busy areas. Unlike window replacement, secondary glazing discreetly installs within your existing frames, preserving the original window of your period property. This is crucial for listed buildings or properties in conservation areas. it also adds an extra layer of security to your windows, deterring potential intruders.

What are the benefits?

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Well-maintained period features are a major selling point for potential buyers. Homes with period features like restored sash windows can fetch a premium of up to 15% compared to similar properties with less character. This translates to a significant increase in your home’s resale value.

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Drafty windows can be a major source of heat loss in any home, leading to higher energy bills and a larger carbon footprint.

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Beautifully restored sash windows add a touch of character to your home’s exterior. Studies have shown that curb appeal can significantly impact the perceived value of a property.

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Proper sealing during restoration reduces outside noise. This can be particularly beneficial for homes located in busy areas or near major roads. Studies have shown that chronic exposure to noise pollution can have negative health impacts, including sleep disturbance and stress. Restored windows create a quieter and more peaceful living environment, contributing to your overall well-being.

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By choosing restoration over replacement, you’re not only improving your home but also contributing to the preservation of architectural heritage for future generations. Period property windows are often crafted from high-quality timber, and restoration allows them to be enjoyed for many more years. Additionally, restoring existing windows uses less raw material and energy compared to complete window replacement, making it a more sustainable choice.

Investing in window restoration is a smart decision that provides lasting benefits for your home, your wallet, and the environment.

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Why Choose Tempus Windows for Secondary Glazing Installation?

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Experience

At Tempus Windows, we understand the unique character and craftsmanship of period property windows. Our team comprises skilled joiners with decades of experience in traditional restoration techniques. We combine this knowledge with modern materials and best practices to ensure a long-lasting and authentic restoration for your windows.

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Quality

We are committed to delivering the highest quality workmanship on every project. We use only the finest materials, from sustainably sourced timber to top-of-the-line hardware. Our meticulous attention to detail ensures that your restored windows will not only function flawlessly but also retain their beauty for years to come.

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Preservation

We recognise the historical significance of period property windows. They aren’t just functional; they’re architectural features that contribute to the character and charm of period properties. We work closely with you to understand your vision and ensure the restoration respects the original design and details of your windows.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! Tempus Windows has experience working with listed buildings. We understand the importance of adhering to strict guidelines when restoring historical features like sash windows. We’ll work closely with you and any relevant authorities to ensure the restoration meets all regulations while maintaining the original character of your windows.

Yes, significantly! Proper sealing during restoration reduces outside noise intrusion. This can be particularly beneficial for homes located in busy areas or near major roads. Studies have shown that chronic exposure to noise pollution can have negative health impacts. Restored windows will create a quieter and more peaceful living environment.

Yes, installing double glazing can significantly increase your property value. Well-maintained sash windows are a major selling point for potential buyers, often fetching a premium price compared to similar properties with less character. The improved energy efficiency and curb appeal also contribute to a higher value.

Costs vary depending on the number and condition of your windows. However, we offer free consultations to assess your needs and provide a detailed and transparent quote. This approach ensures you know exactly what to expect.

The timeframe depends on the extent of the restoration needed. During the free consultation, we’ll provide a realistic timeline.

We’d be happy to discuss your window restoration and double glazing installation. You can contact Tempus Windows for a free consultation and quote by email or phone.

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At Tempus Windows, we’re passionate about reviving the beauty and functionality of sash windows and doors. We’re a team of experienced professionals dedicated to providing top-notch restoration services with a personal touch.

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Tempus Windows are a trusted specialist for sash window and door restoration across Somerset, Dorset, and Devon. We offer a comprehensive range of services to breathe new life into your period property, from timber sash windows and casement windows to French doors and stable doors.

Our team of experienced craftsmen utilises traditional techniques and high-quality materials to ensure an authentic and long-lasting restoration. We serve a wide range of locations, including Yeovil, Sherborne, Sparkford, Somerton, Langport, Wincanton, Chard, Dorchester, Ilminster and Exeter.

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