With icy conditions and snow forecast for much of the UK this month, you may well be considering replacement windows to keep out the worst of the British winter.
Not only can new windows help keep rapidly-rising energy bills low, but you’ll also enjoy having a warmer, quieter home that has an enhanced value.
Here are a few things to take into account before committing to new windows:
Different properties suit different window styles, depending on the age and character of the building. Vertical sliding sash windows, for example, may well complement older homes or conservation areas with lots of period architecture, while more recently-built properties might suit casement-style windows. (If you’re unsure, casement windows are attached to their frame by one or more hinges. A sash window has one or two sashes which are slid vertically to create an opening.)
An energy-saving calculator from an independent website can let you know how much money you could save on your bills by replacing your current windows with modern solutions that use energy-efficient glazing.
As when buying anything else as big as replacement windows, it pays to shop around, to ensure your deposit is protected, to read the terms and conditions of your contract in full, and to be sure that you understand everything before you agree to go ahead.
Find out what action you could take if you weren’t happy with the work carried out.
Industry experts always suggest choosing a company that has been trading for a minimum of three years and is Minimum Technical Competency (MTC) qualified.
At Paradise Windows, we can set your mind at rest on all of the above. We’re one of the best-established suppliers of replacement windows and double glazing Oxford has to offer, with an enviable reputation for quality and service, and two decades’ industry experience under our belts.
We offer a minimum decade-long guarantee on all our work (way above the industry standard) and have competitively-priced products to suit all home and budgets. We’re not affiliated to any particular manufacturer and won’t give you the hard sell. What’s more, we’re registered with the Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme (FENSA). The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF), along with other industry bodies, set FENSA up in response to Building Regulations for double glazing companies in England and Wales, and it’s a guarantee of compliance with building regulations.
Get in touch with a member of our team today for an initial consultation about your replacement windows in Oxfordshire or Gloucestershire.