What exactly is double glazing and why do we need it most people on a budget ask? Well, double glazing in Sydney is the name for windows that are made up of two panes of glass or other transparent material with an air space between them.
This dead air space acts as an excellent insulator in many ways, from noise reduction to air transference. It will keep the home cool during summer and warm during winter by keeping the temperature even or as specified by your heating control.
These panes are usually either 28 or 24mm in width. All much larger windows are available and are made to measure.
UPVC is the most common type of double glazing unit and stands for Un-plasticised Poly Vinyl Chloride and is very resilient. This is used because it does not rot or decompose; it is weather resistant and retains its shape in moderate temperatures.
It does not flake and will not need painting. It can also be reshaped in very high temperatures so it is recyclable into the same or other objects. Recycled double glazed window and doors units though are dull in appearance and are susceptible to dirt and easily discolor.
Once this happens it will not be able to be cleaned back to brilliant white and will stay looking worn out.
All double glazed windows are not the same and the quality is reflected in the price. This is because of new advances every year and perfecting technology within the industry.
Also, new glass coatings are being created all the time to something now that hardly needs cleaning. This type of low-maintenance glass is ideal for high windows and conservatory roofs.