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  • How To Measure For New Windows And Doors


    How To Measure For New Windows And Doors

    How to measure for new windows and doorsHere’s how to size and select the windows properly. These days, even if you’re intending employing a local tradesman or a national double glazing specialist to install your new windows it’s always a good idea to use one of the many online pricing services to at least set a benchmark price that you can use to your advantage in negotiations.

    Then there’s the type of windows you’re looking for … do you want side opening, top opening etc.

    Here’s how to size and select the windows properly.

  • Double Glazing Grants 2019


    Double Glazing Grants 2019

    Double Glazing Grants 2019As we get over half way through the year and uncertain “Brexit” times very little has changed on the home improvement front, especially when it comes to double glazing grants 2019 in the UK.

    There are still a few options for double glazing grants available though – particularly for those living in Scotland or Ireland.

    The UK Governments own “Green Deal” closed back in 2015. This basically provided low cost loans which could be paid back using the money saved in energy usage for home energy efficiency improvement measures … including double glazing.

    This program has been closed recently. However …

  • Double Glazing Grants For Pensioners

    Double Glazing Grants For Pensioners


    Double Glazing Grants For Pensioners

    Double Glazing Grants For PensionersThe number of Government and Local authority measures designed to provide double glazing grants for pensioners in the UK to enable the installation or replacement of energy saving windows has reduced.

    There are no longer the same support measures in place but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a bad time to buy. We say that because of the volume of deals and incentives offered by the private double glazing companies right now. It really is a buyers market!

  • Double Glazing Grants For Disabled


    Double Glazing Grants For Disabled People

    Double Glazing Grants For DisabledThere are many grants available for those with disabilities in the UK but what about double glazing grants for disabled people.

    We’ll explain the Disabled Facilities Grant which may cover doors (specifically to provide improved access or to widen) but, other than that, there’s no a lot else around at the moment.

    Through its Warm Front plan, the UK government provides grants of up to £3500 for loft and cavity wall insulation, as well as draught proofing, but offers nothing to save heating costs and energy by way of double glazing grants for disabled.

  • Double Glazing And Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme - DGCOS

    UK Double Glazing And Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme


    Why you should trust the DGCOS when it comes to double glazing in the UK

    Double Glazing And Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme - DGCOSWhen you pay for double glazing or have a conservatory installed, you want to get the best quality of work and service for your money … enter the Double Glazing And Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme or DGCOS.

  • Getting The Best Double Glazing Deals In The UK


    Getting The Best Double Glazing Deals In The UK

    Getting The Best Double Glazing Deals In The UKWhen it comes to getting the best double glazing deals in the UK most of us automatically turn to the big, household names. But there are other options and plenty of them some of which may offer interesting and cost effective alternatives.

  • Double Glazing Grants 2018


    Double Glazing Grants 2018

    Double Glazing Grants 2018Unfortunately, not a lot has changed over the course of the year so far. There’s still not much around in the way of double glazing grants 2018 with what help there is rightly being used to support those who need it most.

    Whilst there is still an energy saving grant available through the Government the criteria is tight.

    That means the best option for double glazing grants 2018 is to self-finance. But, don’t let that put you off as there are some incredible deals around.

  • Windows Scrappage Scheme


    Windows Scrappage Scheme

    windows scrappage schemeUp to 18% of the energy can be lost through the windows in your property – it’s like throwing £5 notes away. With that in mind you’ll understand why energy efficient windows are so important, not only can they preserve that energy but they can reduce carbon dioxide emissions too so you’re saving money and the environment. A windows scrappage scheme could be the answer. Encouraging consumers to trade in their old windows against the cost of new, eco friendly double glazing.

  • Double glazing grants uk

    Grant Or No Grants – Pick The Right Double Glazing Company


    How To Pick The Best Double Glazing Company

    Double glazing grants ukWhether you’re eligible for double glazing grants or not you’ll want to make sure that you pick the right double glazing company and negotiate the best deal so we’ve put together a few tips.

  • When To Replace Existing Double Glazing


    Existing Double Glazing – Should I Replace?

    Replacement Double GlazingAny double glazing salesman will naturally want you to buy replacement windows but when do you really need to replace?

  • double glazing grants uk

    Green Deal Finance


    Double Glazing Grants, UK Finance And The Green Deal

    double glazing grants ukPLEASE NOTE – GREEN DEAL FUNDING IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE (July 2015)

    Launched on October 1st 2012 the Green Deal has been defined as “the most ambitious home improvement programme ever” for the entire United Kingdom. In fact there are up to 26,000,000 (26 million) homes in the UK which are eligible for double glazing grants UK funding or financial assistance from this program.

  • Double Glazing Grants 2017


    Double Glazing Grants 2017

    double glazing grants 2017With the demise of the Green Deal options for double glazing grants in the UK in 2017 are very limited but there may still be a little help out there but this is very much dependant on your personal circumstances.

  • GDHIF Closure For Double Glazing Grants


    No More Double Glazing Grants Via GDHIF

    Double Glazing Grants - GDHIF ClosureWithout much warning at all, the Government closed applications to the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund, or GDHIF as it’s better known. On the 24th July 2014 due to overwhelming demand and announced that it had been a huge success.

    The announcement was met with disappointment from those involved in energy related markets. This was including the double glazing industry.

  • Double Glazing Grants 2016


    Double Glazing Grants 2016

    double glazing grants 2016With the recent withdrawal of the Green Deal and Home Improvement Fund just what’s left in the way of double glazing grants 2016 and what does the future hold?

  • help towards the cost of double glazing

    Help Towards The Cost Of Double Glazing In 2015


    Help Towards The Cost Of Double Glazing In 2015

    double glazing grantsYou don’t know unless you ask so why not check up to see if you are eligible for help towards the cost of double glazing, help with your energy bills or to help create a more energy efficient home.