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919 Windows questions

Condensation in double glazing - what are the solutions?

Just moved in to a house which has a number of windows with condensation between the glass panels. Can they be cleaned or do they require replacing? Thanks.

how much does it cost to doubleglaze a 3 bedroom house with 12 standard upvc windows?

I'm looking to double glaze an entire modern build 3 bedroom house. 12 windows total and 2 doors. Only standard upvc (frosted for the bathroom window).
I've had so many varied quotes, I'm not sure who to believe. Ranging from 3000- 10000. Could you clarify for me an estimate of what it should cost. (I know for a more specific cost, I'd need a buider to view the property).

Which are the BEST quality UPVC windows to install?

Is one brand of UPVC window better than another?

Please advise.

Thank you.

My upvc door will not open, it will lock and unlock but will not actually open. What can i do?

can the rubber sealants be replaced around double-glazed window units rather than replacing the whole window; windows installed at least 15 years ago?

Thanks both for your advice. It is much appreciated. Have now approached a couple of window fitters for quotes. Regards, Neil

my new windows have condensation on them in the morning- about 1cm to 1 inch deep, should this be happening? thanks.

Thanks all for your replies - don't have trickle vents, how easy is it for them to be put in if Windows already in? Thanks

Advantages and disadvantages of PVCU and aluminium for replacement windows?

Which one is best?

Cost of installing velux window

How much would fitting a small velux window to the stariwell (staircase to loft room) cost approx (labour + window + flashing)?

A question about tilt and turn windows

I seem to have somehow opened my window whilst it was tilted. I've tried everything I can think of to rectify it, but nothing seems to work. It's almost as if the top part has come off the hinge. The window handle seems to also be jammed and won't move any way. Any ideas on how to fix would be gratefully received. Thanks

Is there a way to remove dry expanding foam from a UPVC window frame without scratching it? As the expanding foam is now like glue

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