Secondary Glazing for Homes Throughout the Hertfordshire Area

Installing double or triple glazing is normally possible. But what are your options if it isn’t? Homeowners who find themselves in this situation don’t always realise that secondary glazing is a viable option.

Secondary glazing is affordable, offers the same range of benefits as conventional glass, and is easy to install. Hertford Glass has extensive experience of installing secondary glazing for its customers. Contact us today.

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Reasons to Choose Secondary Glazing

Install secondary glazing to experience the following range of benefits.

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Thermal Efficiency

Staying warm is easy when you choose secondary glazing. With listed or heritage buildings, windows are often the weakest part of the building – as they let in cold draughts that can lead to problems like condensation.

Affixing secondary glazing to your single paned windows to lock the heat inside and make your home thermally efficient. Your installation will produce a lower U-value and could well drive down your energy costs.

A Quieter Home

Single-paned glazing is not effective at blocking out external noise. Secondary glazing provides a remedy to this problem. If you live near an intersection, or your home faces on to a road, it’s a particularly attractive solution.

Easy to Remove

Your secondary glazing is fully reversible. It can easily be removed if you want to access the inner mechanisms of your windows for cleaning purposes or ventilate your home on a particularly hot summer’s day.

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Features

Easy and quick to install; just as simple to remove
Offer the same benefits as standard double glazing
Will blend in without disrupting the look of your home
An ideal solution for heritage properties or high-rises
Thermally efficient, secure and long lasting investment
Creates a quieter environment; ideal in busy areas

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When is Secondary Glazing Needed?

If you live in a listed building, or your home is in a heritage site, you will probably want to install secondary glazing. High-rise flats often require secondary glazing too, because installing conventional units in buildings like these isn’t practical.

Because secondary glazing is fitted internally, it prevents the aesthetics of a listed or heritage building from being disrupted. You won’t need to worry about harming the visual appearance of your property when you choose this option.


Do Planning Permission Rules and Building Regulations Apply?

Specific rules exist to protect listed buildings and those located within heritage sites. Although you can seek out like for like replacements, there’s no guarantee your application will be accepted – in which case you’ll need to start again.

Secondary glazing is internal and, therefore, hidden. It is also extremely easy to remove without damaging the installation it is appended to. For this reason, it is normally seen as a permissible development.


Secondary Glazing Prices, Hertford and Hertfordshire

Contact Hertford Glass for further information about its secondary glazing. We can tell you more about the installation process and discuss guideline prices with you.

If you need help with secondary glazing and more, please ask about the other products we offer, which includes timber doors, conservatories and roofline.

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