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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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