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How Long Does It Take To Install Double Glazed Windows?

How Long Does It Take To Install Double Glazed Windows?

3 August 2022
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How Long Does It Take To Install Double Glazed Windows?

Double Glazing can be an incredible addition to your home. It offers numerous environmental benefits, including overall improved energy efficiency. Double Glazing also offers numerous aesthetic benefits that you just might not be aware of until the work has been completed. And it manages to do all this while still being affordable. 

But one question remains: how long does it take?

The long and short of it is it depends. There are several variables that could determine how long it takes to have double glazing installed in your home – not least of which is the size of your home. But while we can’t give you a direct answer on how long it’ll take, we can give you an idea of why it will take the time it will. 

What Affects How Long It Will Take?

There are three primary variables that can determine the time it’ll take to install double-glazed windows in your home. These are: 

Window Design 

Not every wind is designed the same way. Some are much more complicated than others. Generally speaking, the more complicated the design the longer it will take to have the windows fashioned. 

Size of Your Windows and Home 

Depending on the size of your home and the size of the windows you want replacing, it may be necessary to bring in specialist equipment to fix the windows in place. This leads to a longer amount of time to have your double glazing installed. 

Number of Windows

The final variable which determines the time it takes to have your windows built and installed is the number of windows you need to install. To put it simply, the more windows you want, the longer it’ll take to have them built. 

Which Designs Take Longer?

Taking into account the fact that both the number of windows and the size of your home can affect the amount of time it takes to have your double-glazed windows built, the average time it takes to manufacture and install each window design is found below:

Casement Windows

A casement window is one which attaches to the window frame by one or more hinges. This is the most common type of window, and from the time of initial discussion between client and glass supplier, it usually takes 10 – 14 days. 

Tilt and Turn Windows 

A tilt and turn window is a window which can achieve one of three positions. At the moment, they are quite rare in the UK and the US. However, because of their similarity to casement windows, traditionally they require a similar 10 – 14 days. 

Bay Windows 

A bay window is a window box that protrudes out of the side of a building. While bay windows have multiple panels, each of these panels is similar to a casement window. As such, they usually take up to two weeks to install. 

Double Glazing in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, and Telford

If you are looking for replacement glass for windows broken or just old ones, you should consider Salop Glass.

For over sixty years, Salop Glass has been one of the leading glass suppliers in Telford, Shrewsbury and Shropshire. We manufacture and install high-quality conservatories, orangeries, windows and doors. 

For more information about any of our products or services – whether you’re looking for uPVC windows in Shrewsbury or conservatories in Telford  – contact Salop Glass today.