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Triple glazing vs Double glazing – is it worth upgrading?

Whilst double glazing remains the most popular choice on UK homes, homeowners regularly consider triple glazing instead. But is it really worth the upgrade? Let’s take a closer look and find out.

What is triple glazing?

Triple glazing works by securing three panes of glass within a sealed window frame. The gaps between each pane are filled with air or an insulating gas, such as Argon, which enhances the windows ability to retain heat.

Why you should have triple glazing installed

Reasons to opt for double glazing

Double glazing works the same as triple glazing, however only two panes of glass are used instead of three. Here’s what it has to offer:

window profile with triple glazing

What if you already have energy efficient double glazing?

Triple glazing may not be necessary, if you already have energy efficient double glazing. Having secondary glazing fitted instead could provide the boost to security, thermal performance and noise reduction that you’re looking for.

With that said, considerably more heat is lost through a home’s windows than the walls. Therefore, homes with a lot of windows or bi-folding doors could benefit considerably from the improved thermal performance provided by triple glazing.

Glazing specialists serving the Nottingham area and beyond

Lifestyle Windows has proudly provided a range of glazing solutions across Nottingham and the East Midlands for over 30 years. Whether you’re looking for replacement windows or an entirely new set, our experts can help you work out which is best suited to your requirements.

Interested in double or triple glazing for your home? Get in touch with us today. Call us on 0800 783 6502 or fill out our online contact form.

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We are proud to have received over 500 customer reviews on independent platforms

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We would like to thank Chris and his team for their professionalism before and during the job

I would have no hesitation in recommending Lifestyle Windows and Conservatories to anyone looking for home improvements.

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Fabulous, professional service

Fabulous service from start to finish. I highly recommend Life Style, for their quality products and professional and helpful staff.

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Replacement UPVC window

Quick and efficient, polite and friendly, good product.

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5/5

Brilliant local company, very professional

Highly recommended.

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…the finished job was amazing even better than I expected I am over the moon.. I definitely made the right choice employing lifestyle too do the work.

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We ordered French doors with side windows and another window to match from the residence 7 range

…we like the company and we like the product, we won’t hesitate to use Lifestyle windows again.

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10/10

Installation of window and door all double glazed units

Fitters worked very hard. Friendly and courteous, clean and tidy. Great team in the office. Recommended to anyone.

Checkatrade

10/10

Replacement of old existing conservatory with new and recoating unview old base

Professional and carried out to a very good standard working in difficult and restricted access conditions.

Checkatrade

5/5

Lifestyle windows, Lifestyle windows is a must

I would always recommend lifestyle windows to every one, very friendly, hassle free, reliable, trustworthy and do an amazing job.

Yell

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Absolutely love Lifestyle

Had a conservatory a few years back, and now just had our windows fitted and they are and look amazing! Always good advice given by Chris, and a brill work force. wouldn’t use any other company, definitely highly recommended!

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A friend suggested we try Lifestyle

What a difference, friendly helpful staff, not pushy at all, who looked after us. The price and product quality were just what we were looking for.

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We chose Lifestyle to have our 15 year old conservatory replaced with a Livinroof

From start to finish we were very impressed with the professionalism of Chris and all his team from the fitters, plasterer and office staff.

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10/10

Replaced 8 windows, French doors and main door composited

Excellent service and workmanship. Very well made product. Professional and friendly company. No pressure salesmanship.

Checkatrade

5/5

Very impressed by this company

The price was very reasonable, and the quality of their products was very impressive… During the actual fitting period, they were very diligent, and the workmanship was superb. Would definitely recommend them.

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5/5

Fantastic job well done

Very good overall experience. Fitters worked very hard and were friendly. They left my place clean and tidy would recommend to anyone.

Which

10/10

1 patio door and 2 std doors fitted

No fuss, no mess good price, good quality products and workmanship. A pleasure doing business with them.

Checkatrade

5/5

Looking to make our conservatory usable in the winter and not like a greenhouse in the summer

…process was managed very professionally by Chris and every single trades person were polite, tidy and did a first rate job.

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5/5

Could not fault them

3 doors all fitted the same say. No fuss, no mess, good price. Good quality product and workmanship and excellent customer service. A pleasure doing business with them.

Which

5/5

Super service

Efficient, polite and professional. Good quality product.

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